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Culinary school to host pastry competition tryouts

August 9, 2017
The kitchens at a local college culinary institute will be powdered with the sugar of expert pastry chefs next week. Read More

Change Ups: Updates planned for GRCC technology center

August 4, 2017
Grand Rapids Community College’s Wisner-Bottrall Applied Technology Center will be updated and expanded, thanks in part to $6,367,250 in state funding that will cover half the cost of the $12,734,500 project. Read More

Change Ups: Willi selected for Blackboard MVP program

July 21, 2017
Grand Rapids Community College instructional technologist and designer Meegan Willi was selected to participate in the Blackboard MVP program. Read More

Inside Track: Building a brotherhood

GRCC professor, counselor, author founded fraternity for empowering black males to succeed.

July 14, 2017
Andre Fields knows firsthand the painful combination of poverty, fatherlessness and systemic racism that haunts many of his black male students. Read More

Inside Track: The ultimate team player

Former high school standout athlete Chris Sain Jr. develops nonprofit sports program for at-risk youth.

June 30, 2017
When Chris Sain Jr. was a kid growing up in southeast Grand Rapids, sports weren’t just his hobby — they were his way to stay out of a life of crime, or worse, a life cut short. Read More

GRCC, Kent ISD cast college program

Talent 2025 prompts plan to provide tuition-free certificate or associate’s degree to high school students.

May 26, 2017
Amid growing concerns over skilled worker shortages, a group of partners will offer another talent pipeline for West Michigan employers. Read More

Community partners fill need for nursing assistants

Holland Home, GRCC collaborate to create lab and CNA program, using U.S. Department of Labor grant to pay for instruction.

April 28, 2017
Facing a shortage of certified nursing assistants, West Michigan health care leaders asked Grand Rapids Community College to start a CNA training program. Read More

LINC Up initiative provides multifaceted impact

March 17, 2017
The essential successes of neighborhood improvements in Grand Rapids has become so well understood most every accolade almost sounds ubiquitous. Read More

LINC Up looks to address affordable housing

Organization partners with GRCC to provide construction students with hands-on experience building houses in Grand Rapids.

March 17, 2017
Community-driven economic development organization LINC Up is hoping to address the affordable housing dilemma by starting right around the corner. Read More

Change Ups: GRCC opens childhood learning lab

February 3, 2017
Grand Rapids Community College marked the grand opening of the Phyllis Fratzke Early Childhood Learning Laboratory with a community open house. Read More