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Child development students help Kids’ Food Basket

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Last week, child development students helped raise awareness for Kids’ Food Basket‘s Go Orange Week!

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GRCC In the News, 3-30-15

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Michigan colleges teach students how to tap into the craft beer industry

March 27, 2015; USA Today

As college advising rolls around, students may find themselves sitting with advisors trying to determine what path is the most appropriate and debating which major to pursue. Sifting through class lists, options of majors and internship opportunities can be stressful. But some Michigan students will be able to focus on something a little less stressful — beer.

… Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC), located in Beer City USA, will provide students with the option to obtain a craft brewing management certificate in 2016 due to a $2.9 million grant from the Michigan Economic Development Corp, according to the Grand Rapids Business Journal. The program will reside under The Secchia Institute for Culinary Education.

Latino Youth Conference Shows College a Possibility

March 27, 2015; schoolnewsnetwork.org (Kent Intermediate School District newsletter)

Kent ISD, MI — When 18-year-old Maritza Martinez enrolls at Grand Rapids Community College next fall, she’ll have a $500 scholarship for books in her pocket to help pave her way.

Inside Track: An advocate for change

March 27, 2015; Grand Rapids Business Journal

Lisa McMichael has seen a lot of changes in the field of occupational therapy since she started her career two decades ago, and she expects to see more thanks to the baby boomer generation.

… McMichael grew up in Grand Rapids, and at the suggestion from a mentor at her church she decided to explore the occupational therapy program at Grand Rapids Community College after she graduated from East Kentwood High School.

Greenville duo signs to play softball in college

March 27, 2015; Greenville Daily News

GREENVILLE — Sarah Newhouse and Elizabeth Niemiec have yet to begin their season seasons of softball, save for practice, for the Greenville Yellow Jackets.

… Newhouse has signed last week to play for Kalamazoo Valley Community College (KVCC), while Niemiec signed in February to play at Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC).

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Seats remain in one medical assistant section for August

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The demand for medical assistants is expected to increase faster than most occupations in the next decade!

GRCC’s medical assistant program will prepare you to perform administrative and clinical tasks to keep health practitioner offices and clinics running smoothly. This course combines classroom lectures, group activities, simulations and a 160-hour externship that will prepare you to take the Registered Medical Assistant national certification exam.

One of the two sections starting in August is full, but seats remain for the section that runs 12:30-9 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays from August 3 to February 4, 2016.

Click here to learn more.

Students celebrate National Medical Assistant Recognition Week in October 2014

Students celebrate National Medical Assistant Recognition Week in October 2014

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Celebrate with Armen Awards finalists

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Celebrate the accomplishments of the five teams competing for this year’s Armen Awards!

The awards ceremony — 3-5 p.m. April 24 at at the Kendall College of Art and Design’s Woodbridge N. Ferris Building, 17 Pearl St. NW — will feature the work of each team. Light hors d’oeuvres will be served, and GRCC parking ramp passes will be provided.

You must R.S.V.P. by April 20 — click here.

2015 Armen Awards

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Sneden Shuttle will not run this summer

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The Sneden Shuttle will not run this summer — so check your classes to make sure you’ve left enough time if you have to get between the Main and DeVos campuses.

If you need help making scheduling changes, click here.

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Honors students invited to completion reception

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GRCC honors students: After all that hard work, don’t miss out on the celebration!

If you’ve successfully completed the Honors Program, you are invited to a reception at 5:30 p.m. April 9 in room 122 of the ATC. The event includes dinner and awards — and you are encouraged to bring guests such as parents, partners or significant others.

To R.S.V.P., click here.

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Meeting today, 3-30-15

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GRCC groups that are scheduled to meet today include:

  • GRCC Christian Fellowship  — 11:15 a.m. and 3 p.m. in room 20 of the Student Center.
  • GRCC Filmmakers — 1-3 p.m. in room 123 of the library.
  • Scribbles Writing Club — 1-4 p.m. in room 218 of Cook.
  • Student Gamers — 1-6 p.m. in rooms 125-127 of the Calkins Science Center.
  • International Student Organization — 3:30 p.m. in room 336 of the Student Center.
  • GRCC Arts Club — 4:30 p.m. in room 461 of the Main Building.
  • 3D Printing Club — 4:30-7 p.m. in room 208 of Cook.

Other events:

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