Articles Posted in the " News " Category

  • GRCC Main Building may close on Saturdays after ArtPrize

    By Sean P. Mulhall – Editor-in-Chief The Grand Rapids Community College Main Building has been open on Saturdays in the past, to allow for open art labs and Certified Nurses Aide (CNA) testing facilities, but may be closed on the weekends after ArtPrize. After moving CNA testing to Cook Hall, administrators are considering a plan […]


  • Police Reports for September 25

    By Warren Sink – Collegiate Staff Possession of a controlled substance At 6 p.m. on Sept. 18, an officer in a patrol car noticed smoke coming from a Nissan Maxima in Ramp 1 of the parking garage. The officer approached the two suspects, who turned away from the patrol car. Another officer came on the scene […]


  • Sixth Annual ArtPrize takes over Grand Rapids for a busy opening weekend

    By Jacquelyn Zeman – Managing/News Editor, Lydia Zilinsky – Collegiate Staff, & Sean P. Mulhall – Editor-in-Chief ArtPrize is back, and for some that means crowded streets and limited parking, for others it means a boom in the local economy, but for many it provides a way to express themselves on a grand stage. The […]


  • GRCC Police Lieutenant, Scott Merlo, named Chief of Police at WMU

    By Jacquelyn Zeman – Managing/News Editor Grand Rapids Community College Campus Police Lieutenant, Scott Merlo, has accepted a new position as the Campus Police Chief at Western Michigan University. He started work at WMU yesterday. Merlo started at GRCC two and a half years ago. Prior to working at GRCC, he worked for Kalamazoo Public Safety for […]


  • GRCC received 13 nominations for the annual Grand Awards

    By Jacquelyn Zeman – Managing/News Editor The Grand Rapids Community College’s theater department received a record breaking 13 nominations for the annual Grand Awards this fall. The Grand Awards is Grand Rapids’ version of the Tony Awards for Broadway shows. The Grand Awards nominate and award the best shows put on each season by local […]


  • Grand Rapids welcomes ArtPrize for the sixth year running

    By Kayla Tucker – Arts & Entertainment/Features Editor With 1,536 entries showcased in and around 174 venues within 3-square miles and a 19-day festival, there is sure to be a lot to talk about for ArtPrize 2014, which begins today. “Grand Rapids really takes the world stage,” said Todd Herring, ArtPrize Director of Marketing and […]


  • Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalynn speak at GRCC about human rights and mental health

    By Sean P. Mulhall – Editor-in-Chief & Jacquelyn Zeman – Managing/News Editor Jimmy Carter, the 39th president of the United States, and his wife Rosalynn, spoke before an almost full Ford Fieldhouse today, as part of Grand Rapids Community College’s 100th anniversary. During the kick off event of the 20th anniversary of GRCC’s Diversity Lecture […]


  • Audience reacts to Carter appearance at GRCC

    Compiled by Kayla Tucker – A&E/Features Editor & Chris Powers – Layout/Special Projects Editor The 20th Diversity Lecture Series at Grand Rapids Community College kicked off tonight at the Ford Fieldhouse featuring former President Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalynn Carter. Directing the focus away from themselves, the Carters spoke on tough topics such as […]


  • Two GRCC students selected to have dinner with former President Jimmy Carter

    By Jacquelyn Zeman – Managing/News Editor Two Grand Rapids Community College students will be dining tonight with President Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalynn at the reception that will follow tonight’s kickoff of the 20th season of the Diversity Lecture Series. The reception will be attended mostly by the Diversity Lecture Series and GRCC donors. Two GRCC honors […]