Articles Posted in the " News " Category

  • Library of Michigan’s 2015 Most Notable Books Displays on GRCC Shelves

    By Brittany Miller – Features Editor The Library of Michigan has officially announced this year’s “thought provoking” list of Michigan Notable Books (MNB),  20 books that put the state in the spotlight. The MNB program debuted in 1991 and has continued to recognize the literary work that’s being done locally. “I think the Michigan Notable […]


  • GRCC Athletic Director Charlie Wells to retire after 38 years

    By Corey Tucker – A&E Editor After 38 years of employment with the Grand Rapids Community College Athletic Department, Athletic Director, Charlie Wells, will retire. Throughout his career at GRCC, Wells made his way through numerous roles on the way to the top athletic position at the college. Wells has held positions including intramural director, […]


  • GRCC Receives Grand Rapids Community Foundation Scholarship Awards

    By Brittany Miller – Features Editor Since 1945, the Grand Rapids Community Foundation has provided students with the chance to fund their educational aspirations, and this year is no different. “Through providing scholarships, Grand Rapids Community Foundation has been increasing opportunity for generations,” said Kara Kuntz, a marketing intern for GRCF. “We believe all people […]


  • Things to do in Grand Rapids this weekend 6/18-21

    By Sean P. Mulhall – Editor-in-Chief For residents in the Grand Rapids area or people visiting from out of town, there is plenty to do this weekend. Music and art festivals, a themed dance party, professional wrestling and great movies are just some options. Founders Fest Downtown Grand Rapids is sure to be a zoo […]


  • 50 cents of every $2 in recent tuition hike to go toward employee raises at GRCC

    By Sean P. Mulhall – Editor-in-Chief Following the unanimous approval of the 2015-16 budget, which included a $2 per credit hour hike in tuition, the Grand Rapids Community College Board of Trustees approved 2 percent raises in the contracts of many GRCC employees Monday afternoon. The board was divided on these contracts, especially the first, […]


  • GRCC Campus Dining to host cook out event for students and faculty

    By Brittany Miller – Features Editor Grand Rapids Community College Campus Dining is  to host a cookout for the campus community from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday. “(The cookout) is a celebration of education, and the GRCC staff and faculty for the work they do,” said Daniel Zehr, director of Campus Dining, who said […]


  • President Ender brainstorms baccalaureate degrees for GRCC trade students

    By Kayla Tucker – Managing Editor As state legislators consider a bill that would allow community colleges to offer bachelor’s degrees, the Grand Rapids Community College Board of Trustees discussed the possibility of offering expanded degree options locally at its Wednesday retreat. President Steven Ender was careful to clarify that he was only “brainstorming” about […]


  • Things to do in Grand Rapids this weekend 6/12-14

    By Sean P. Mulhall – Editor-in-Chief Less Than Jake & Reel Big Fish at the Intersection Less Than Jake and Reel Big Fish are two of the most important ska-punk bands and have each been around since the early ‘90s. LTJ, from Florida and RBF, from California, will be playing at the Intersection (132 Grandville […]



  • GRCC student to perform at Festival

    By Brittany Miller – Features Editor Performing for a third year at the Grand Rapids Festival of Arts, local band Aria Flame takes Clock Tower Stage on Saturday with their neo-classical tunes. Band leader, and Grand Rapid Community College student Aziza Poggi, 39, who has been performing for 11 years, described the band’s previous performances […]