Articles Posted in the " News " Category

  • Laurie Chesley selected as GRCC provost

    By Jacquelyn Zeman – Managing/News Editor The current dean of Grand Rapids Community College’s School of Arts and Sciences, Laurie Chesley, has accepted the position of the college’s new provost. “It seems a little bit unreal to me, and it is exciting,” Chesley said. “I feel a great sense of responsibility in this role. It […]


  • GRCC trustee leaves board after 13 years

    By Sean P. Mulhall – Editor-in-Chief Monday marked the final Grand Rapids Community College Board of Trustee meeting for trustee Margo Anderson. Anderson has been with the board for 13 years and received a standing ovation for her final comments. “This is my last board meeting and I have a lot of mixed emotions,” Anderson […]



  • Student Alliance approves clubs budget requests, discusses other campus issues

    By John Rothwell – Collegiate Staff The Grand Rapids Community College Student Alliance held its last meeting of the semester Thursday afternoon in the multi-purpose room on the second floor of the Student Community Center. The group unanimously approved allocating $3,600 to the Hispanic Student Organization to aid in the cost of the organization’s planned February trip to a conference in Chicago. The Alliance […]



  • Tony Hawkins kicks off first of three public provost candidate forums

    By Kayla Tucker – A&E/Features Editor Tony Hawkins led the first candidate forum as GRCC takes its final steps in the ongoing provost search. Although no students were present at today’s forum, community members and faculty and administration made up the audience of around 100 people. The provost position at Grand Rapids Community College has […]


  • Actors’ Theatre musical ‘Chess’ set to rock the stage

    By Kayla Tucker - A&E/Features Editor Set to a difficult rock score, “Chess” is a strategic drama set in the 1950s through the 1980s that centers around two talented chess players, one from Russia and the other from America competing in a international chess match. Underlining the metaphorical battlefield of the board game is a […]


  • Campus Activities Board hosts exam stress busters

    Campus Activities Board will host its annual exam stress busters from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.on the 2nd floor of the Student Community Center on Dec. 3. “We contacted the West Michigan Therapy Dogs, and we are going to have a part of the multipurpose room set up for dogs and puppies to come in for students […]


  • Michigan listed in top 5 of states for human trafficking related crimes

    By Warren Sink – Collegiate Staff A man from Muskegon was given 30 years on Sept. 16 for child sex trafficking. He sought out lonely middle and high school girls with a fatherless void in their lives. After gaining their trust, he would drive them to Grand Rapids where he put them on the streets […]


  • GRCC announces three finalists for provost search

    By Jacquelyn Zeman – Managing/News Editor A search committee at Grand Rapids Community College has selected three finalists for their provost search. The finalists include: Bill Pink, the vice president of academic affairs at Oklahoma State University, Tony Hawkins, instructional dean of humanities at Montgomery College in Maryland, and in house candidate, Laurie Chesley who is currently GRCC’s dean of the […]