Articles Posted in the " News " Category

  • Kent Philharmonia Orchestra to spook GRCC with ‘Ghoulfest’

    By Kayla Tucker – A&E/Features Editor As Halloween quickly approaches, Grand Rapids Community College’s Kent Philharmonia Orchestra plans to bring the traditional ‘Ghoulfest’, a frightful ensemble with GRCC musicians in Halloween costume garb. The festivities will begin with a costume contest at 6:30 p.m. open to all ages. The concert will follow at 7:30 p.m. […]


  • Political clubs offer chance to speak mind and develop friendships

    By Kayla Tucker - A&E/Features Editor As elections near, the pressure to be politically involved is increased. Some want to discuss ideas and opinions, some just want to figure out where they stand politically. At Grand Rapids Community College, students are offered opportunities to have a voice and share what they believe. The College Democrats and Republicans […]


  • Annual Campus Police report released

    By Warren Sink – Collegiate Staff The Grand Rapids Community College Police Department released the annual security report of local campuses at the beginning of October. The report is a 65 page document, that the college is required to compile, and details the purpose of the GRCCPD and the proper procedures and definitions that structuralize […]


  • Collegiate earns five awards from Michigan Press Association

    By Sean P. Mullhall – Editor-in-Cheif Three former Collegiate editors won four awards from the Michigan Press Association (MPA) last week, with last year’s Photo Editor, Sarah Davis, nabbing two in one category. Davis won first place, for her photo of Sean P. Mulhall as part of his 2014 Collegiate winter magazine story titled “Clean […]


  • GRCC celebrates 100 years with 100 ways to give

    By Kayla Tucker – A&E/Features Editor It’s not hard to miss Grand Rapids Community College’s 100th anniversary this year with all of the celebration around campus. But this time GRCC is giving back to the community. GRCC’s 100 Ways to Give is a broad event, co-chaired by Laurie Foster and Lilly Anderson, interim associate dean […]


  • College representatives assist GRCC students at 2014 Transfer Fair

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  • GRCC hosts transfer fair today in Student Community Center

    By Martine Coly - Collegiate Staff Grand Rapids Community College will be hosting 43 schools at its annual transfer fair today from 1 to 5 p.m. in the Student Community Center. GRCC counselor Lynnae Selberg feels this is a valuable experience for  students. “I would encourage them to bring their questions,” Selberg said.  “This is their opportunity […]



  • MSU Doctor speaks at GRCC on heart health

    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 an audience made up of mostly students on his research regarding cholesterol in the body.   Heart attacks […]


  • 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 […]