Items Tagged with 'Grand Rapids Community College'


Change Ups: RWGR offers new ‘Chef’s Choice’

July 20, 2018
The Aug. 8-19 Restaurant Week Grand Rapids will feature a third “Chef’s Choice” option that will be available during the 12-day culinary event. Read More

GRCC program addresses public works shortage

Seven-week training course covers positions such as building specialist, engineering technician, equipment operator.

July 13, 2018
The first students of Grand Rapids Community College’s Public Works Academy have earned certifications and are interviewing for jobs. Read More

Colleges swoop in on drone training

Industry expects more than 100,000 jobs in drone work by 2025 and an economic impact of $82 billion.

May 11, 2018
Two area colleges are offering public classes on how to operate drones. Read More

Change Ups: Olivarez receives emeritus award

May 11, 2018
Juan R. Olivarez received Grand Rapids Community College’s President Emeritus Award as part of the college’s recent commencement. Read More

Medical marijuana clinic rolls with changes

Eastown alternative health care and certification center monitors legislative developments to keep serving patients.

March 16, 2018
With the possibility of Michiganders voting on legalizing the recreational use of marijuana in November, a Grand Rapids-based clinic is keeping an eye on how that change could affect its bottom line. Read More

Fraternity helps black male students succeed

The average black male GRCC student finished 61 percent of his courses in 2015, while an ABO member finished 82 percent.

February 23, 2018
After Jesse William Krewson Jr. got back from Afghanistan, he wanted to get an education in an effort to better help people. Read More

Change Ups: Clark is electrical craft competition’s top finisher

February 23, 2018
Calvin Clark is the top finisher for the first annual ABC WMC Electrical Craft Competition. Read More

Construction workers are in a constant state of training

ABC Western Michigan works with GRCC to provide a host of classes for everyone from bricklayers to electricians.

February 2, 2018
The construction industry relies on continuing education. Read More

GRCC’s economic impact tops $447M

EMSI completes economic impact study for GRCC with data based on the 2015-16 fiscal year.

December 1, 2017
A recent economic impact study found Grand Rapids Community College had a total impact of $447.7 million on Kent and Ottawa counties in the 2015-16 fiscal year. Read More

GRCC program teaches basics of breweries

Curriculum has 22 graduates since beginning one year ago.

November 3, 2017
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) After Kyle Rondeau graduates from Grand Rapids Community College, he said he envisions himself in a multitude of career paths. Read More