Items Tagged with 'Grand Rapids Community College'


Apprenticeship program aims to create health care careers

First class of medical assistants will begin at GRCC in January.

November 27, 2015
A new apprenticeship program that will be offered by a trio of community colleges in West Michigan beginning in January is aimed at creating careers in the health care field. Read More

Community colleges can diversify skill sets

LANSING — Community colleges serve as educational stepping-stones to higher learning institutions and trade schools, creating a gateway for students who want to advance their education, enter the workforce or enrich their skills. Read More

GRCC hopes to produce class of ‘ethical hackers’

School becomes certified training center for defense against cyber attacks.

October 2, 2015
Grand Rapids Community College has become a training ground for digital guardians to keep digital thieves away from your digital treasures. Read More

GRCC lands federal grant for apprenticeships

School hopes to nearly double the number of apprentices who are on campus.

September 11, 2015
The federal government awarded a Michigan-based program federal funding through its American Apprenticeship initiative to expand apprenticeships in the Grand Rapids and Detroit metropolitan areas. Read More

Street Talk: The American way

Movie madness.

May 22, 2015
Amway Corp. sells more than just products. Read More

GRCC taps into training grant

Beer City will need ready-to-work employees in growing craft beer industry.

March 20, 2015
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Another Michigan college is entering the beer education game. Read More

GRCC hosts annual Giants Awards at DeVos Place

Event honors African-American individuals and organizations for community involvement.

January 23, 2015
Next month an annual awards banquet will honor the influential work and initiatives of 13 African-American individuals and organizations. Read More

Opting out

County and GRCC opt out of tax capture for Westside Corridor Improvement District.

November 28, 2014
Two taxing authorities that rely on property tax revenues — Kent County government and Grand Rapids Community College — opted out recently from Grand Rapids’ newest economic development initiative zone, the Westside Corridor Improvement District. Read More

GRCC toasts area's philanthropic spirit as it turns 100

College’s ‘100 Ways to Give’ effort incorporates extensive service projects.

August 22, 2014
As Grand Rapids Community College celebrates its 100th birthday, staff and students are participating in service projects to give back to the community. Read More

GRCC offers Homeland Security training course

New class seeks to develop critical thinking skills in emergency situations.

August 22, 2014
A new course offered this fall at a Grand Rapids college will have students and professionals on high alert as they learn how to assess, identify, protect and react to emergency situations. Read More