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Grant will help prepare Wyoming area students for college

Grand Rapids Community College is the recipient of a $2.1 million, six-year grant from the U.S. Education Department to boost chances for all students to succeed in college and beyond...

Open-source textbooks lighten students’ financial load

About 70 GRCC faculty members have switched. The textbooks are available in math, science, social science, humanities, business and advanced placement...

Hands-on career exploration via Future Focused Fridays

The entire East Campus student body will either be visited by or spend time every Friday this school year at area businesses, as well as work with employers on resumes and interviewing...

GRCC to host summer camp with musicians who mash classical, popular genres

ESME band members are challenging middle and high school students to blend modern and classical music during intensive summer experience...

Helping Hispanic Students Get to and Through College

Getting Hispanic students to pursue a college education is the main goal of the United States Hispanic Leadership Institute (UHSLI), an organization that brought its student summit to Grand Rapids recently. Held at Union High School, the event featured...

Googling their way into IT

GRCC students are earning Google IT certificates, increasing their career readiness as they enter the industry...

‘We all aspire to learn more’

Celebrating 30 years as a post-secondary college experience in the arts and sciences, the academy serves students with education and a place to belong...

New Middle College Program to Provide Associate Degrees

A goal at the high school is for every student to receive college credit from at least one class before they graduate, said Evan Hordyk, the district's executive director for secondary education. Well-established Advanced Placement (AP) opportunities, plus a...

Workforce training programs show big economic impact

A year ago, Elizabeth Jose Pena wasn’t sure what her next career step should be. “I was a lost individual... I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do with my life.” What a difference a fast-paced training program can make...

GRCC launches efforts to raise $3 million to improve buildings, boost scholarships fund

One in three Kent County high-school graduates is connected to Grand Rapids Community College in some way, explained college representatives as they kicked off efforts to raise the final $3 million of $15 million earmarked for facility improvements and scholarships...

Class Pushes Students Out of Comfort Zone, Into Community

Students trickle in after school, one or two at a time, into a Wyoming High School classroom. They grab a slice of pizza and sit down to discuss issues that affect their lives and community: school, jobs and ways...

GRCC offers new certification in Supply Chain Operations Management

The community college is paving the way to equip people with introductory skills -- and meet the needs of employers -- to manage all facets of bringing goods from producer to consumer...
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