Items Tagged with 'GRCC'


Attracting the next generation of construction pros

April 30, 2018
It’s a Friday afternoon, and I’m sitting in the sun-soaked office of Julie Parks, executive director of workforce training at Grand Rapids Community College M-TEC. Alongside me is Amy Pierce, career exploration coordinator for Kent ISD, and we’re talking about launching a construction training program at GRCC M-TEC for high school seniors from two local school districts. Think dual enrollment meets work-based learning. Read More

College wins $1M grant for career training

February 6, 2018
A local college has received a $1-million grant for a project that connects vulnerable populations with careers in public works and health care. Read More

College honoring African-American leaders

December 29, 2017
A local college is honoring 12 African-American leaders for their "exceptional contributions" to the quality of life in Grand Rapids. Read More

College hosting anti-oppression leaders for MLK week

November 30, 2017
Two women who started national anti-oppression movements will speak at a local college this winter to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Read More

College finds loaded gun magazine on campus

November 1, 2017
| By AP
A local college has delayed the start of classes after officials said a loaded magazine for a semi-automatic handgun was found in a campus bathroom. Read More

College building $3M manufacturing lab downtown

September 25, 2017
A college is building a manufacturing training lab downtown to address the shortage of skilled trades and engineering workers. Read More

West Michigan community colleges receive scores in national ranking

August 25, 2017
In a ranking of more than 700 community colleges in the U.S., no West Michigan schools cracked the top 100. Read More

College plans $12M tech center project downtown

July 18, 2017
A local college will invest more than $12 million to update and expand its 25-year-old technology lab downtown. Read More

College wins grant from foundation

July 6, 2017
A local college has received a grant from the foundation of a global financial company to create health care career opportunities for minorities. Read More

School district plans $17M renovation of high school

May 5, 2017
A local school district is planning to renovate a high school into a "center for college preparation and career technical education." Read More