Articles Posted in the " News " Category

  • MSU Doctor

    By Lydia Zilinsky – Collegiate Staff Dr. George Abela, Michigan State University cardiologist, lectured at Grand Rapids Community College on Oct. 16. The event was for the Your Health Lecture Series in the Calkins Science Center to a mostly student audience on his research regarding cholesterol in the body.   Heart attacks and strokes are […]


  • Author Josh Sundquist lectures at Ford Fieldhouse

    By Lydia Zilinsky – Collegiate Staff Grand Rapids Community College welcomed paralympic skier and motivational speaker Josh Sundquist to a lecture on inspiring perseverance. The lecture was held in the Ford Fieldhouse auditorium, filling the floor with GRCC students as well as many students from Davenport and other curious Grand Rapids citizens. Sundquist shared many stories from his […]


  • Police Reports for October 16

    By Warren Sink – Collegiate Staff Health and Safety On Oct. 9 four children were left in an unsecured car on Bostwick. Dispatch arrived and learned the names of the children. The driver and mother were dropping off a belonging in the Science Building for her husband, and had illegally parked the car. The mother […]


  • MSU cardiologist to speak at GRCC tonight about cholesterol, heart attacks and strokes

    By Lydia Zilinsky – Collegiate Staff Michigan State University cardiologist, Dr. George Abela, will be at Grand Rapids Community College today sharing his research of the role cholesterol plays on heart attacks and strokes. Abela is chief of the Division of Cardiology and director of the Cardiology Fellowship Training Program at MSU’s College of Human Medicine.  […]


  • Provost search committee narrows down candidates to top five

    By Jacquelyn Zeman – Managing/News Editor The search for the Grand Rapids Community College provost has been moving along, as the final candidates have been selected. According to search team co-chair members, Jennifer Batten and Nikki Banks, the video portion of the interviews, with potential candidates, have been completed. The five candidates will be invited […]


  • GRCC to host campus dining event tomorrow at Ford Fieldhouse

    By Chelsea Jenkins – Collegiate Staff Grand Rapids Community College’s campus dining event will be held at the Ford Fieldhouse tomorrow from 11 a.m. through 1 p.m. Dan Zehr, Director of Campus Dining said “the focus of the event is to bring more awareness to the GRCC staff and faculty of our food services capabilities, and […]


  • GRCC celebrates raising $1.1 million for student scholarships at grand gala

    By Sean P. Mulhall – Editor-in-Chief & Jacquelyn Zeman – Managing/News Editor Grand Rapids Community College celebrated its 100th anniversary with the grand gala at the DeVos Place Tuesday night. Administration, faculty, staff, students and community members dressed in their best attire to attend the event that featured speakers ranging from Michigan governor Rick Snyder, to […]



  • Police Reports for October 2

    By Warren Sink – Collegiate Staff Medical Sept. 29 Just after 11:20 a.m., dispatch was called to the second floor of the science building. A male student suffered from a headache, memory loss, and white spots on the left side of his vision. He had the headache the previous day. An officer offered to call an ambulance, […]


  • GRCC offers four Study Away programs for summer of 2015

    By Martine Coly – Collegiate Staff Grand Rapids Community College will be offering students interested in traveling abroad as part of their studies, with opportunities to visit Costa Rica, Germany, France, Belgium and Italy during the summer of 2015. The study away trips offer students a chance to experience a new culture while traveling with […]