Items Tagged with 'Grand Rapids Community College'


Grand Rapids Chamber pushing creative fields

Organization’s goal is for region to be known as a hub for creative talent.

March 8, 2019
The Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce is making a push to enhance creative fields locally. Read More

Colleges receive $5.6M to support underserved students

Between programs, students can receive aid from seventh grade through doctorate degrees.

November 30, 2018
Four area colleges have received $5.6 million in federal grants for programs to help cohorts of underserved students graduate and succeed in the workplace. Read More

Change Ups: McNeely Cobham selected as GRCC’s chief equity, inclusion officer

November 16, 2018
B. Afeni McNeely Cobham will serve as Grand Rapids Community College’s chief equity and inclusion officer. Read More

Fifth Third schools ‘next generation of bankers’

Volunteers enter sixth year leading Young Bankers Club for low-income and minority students in Grand Rapids.

October 19, 2018
Principal Carlos de la Barrera said too many programs that teach money basics tend to skip over schools with low-income students. Read More

GRCC sees enrollment spike from GRPS graduates

Partnership’s numerous college-bound programs are paying dividends.

October 19, 2018
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Grand Rapids Community College saw a 31 percent increase this fall in the number of enrolled Grand Rapids Public Schools graduates. Read More

The future begins with our children

August 10, 2018
Let me tell you about a young man named Jason. Read More

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