Grand Rapids Community College

GRCC students, artists, local hip-hop community team up to make change

by (alexfluegel)

Submitted 03-26-2012 under NEWS

Since 1993, national organization Camfed (the Campaign for Female Education) has been fighting poverty and AIDS by educating young women in impoverished areas of Zimbabwe, Zambia, Tanzania, Ghana and Malawi, and the upcoming benefit offers Grand...

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Presentation to explore legacy of Jaycees founder

by (Grand Rapids Hi...)

Submitted 02-06-2012 under NONPROFITS

A Central High School principal’s extraordinary leadership among his Grand Rapids students during the early 1900s will be explored Thursday during a presentation about Dr. Jesse B. Davis, a multi-faceted visionary whose positive impact on the...

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Pulitzer prize winner details discrimination against women

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 09-27-2011 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Community College kicked off its 17th Diversity Lecture Series last night, welcoming New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof to the podium at Fountain Street Church (24 Fountain Street NE). Kristof, who has twice won the Pulitzer...

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GRPS student-athletes, coaches, athletic directors honored at All Sports All Coaches Conference

by (GRPScommunications)

Submitted 08-23-2011 under NONPROFITS

  On Thursday, August 4, 2011, GRPS held an All Sports All Coaches Conference at the Salvation Army’s Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center to formally share the district’s new athletic direction. A number of guest speakers...

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GRCC Art.Downtown. 2011 Project at SiTE:LAB

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 04-08-2011 under NONPROFITS

Check out what's going on at SiTE:LAB on Friday, April 15 for Art.Downtown. 2011 with this sneak peak by GRCC students and videographer Michael Cook.

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Hits and Messes: World Affairs Council presents Great Decisions lecture series

by (jeffcrafter)

Submitted 02-11-2011 under NEWS

The Great Decisions foreign policy lecture series at Aquinas College features speakers from multiple disciplines speaking on topics from the cutting edge in the fast-changing realm of world affairs. The series, presented annually, is...

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Grand Rapids college students share ways to deal with stress and form good study habits

by (byrneska)

Submitted 12-16-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

It's final exams week, and everyone is feeling crunched. Amanda Clark, a senior student at Grand Valley State University, said, “I have a capstone presentation that’s due tomorrow and my capstone project due the day of the final. I have self-...

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Fifth Tuba Christmas to assemble for impromptu holiday concert on Sunday

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 12-10-2010 under NEWS

Karen Dunnam plays the euphonium, and she is proud of it. When she moved to town six years ago, she came with a plan. Having already organized one in Detroit, Karen was determined to bring Tuba Christmas to Grand Rapids. TC is what it sounds like: a...

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Circle Theatre and GRCC present scholarship fundraiser "A Cool Yule"

by (circletheatre)

Submitted 11-23-2010 under NONPROFITS

Circle Theatre and Grand Rapids Community College, along with the Grand Rapids Community College Alumni Relations are proud to announce an inaugural collaborative benefit-fundraiser entitled 'A Cool Yule.' All proceeds will be split between Circle...

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Filmmaker and Human Rights Activist Barbara Martinez Jitner Speaks at GRCC Diversity Lecture Series

by (Laura Chittenden)

Submitted 11-17-2010 under NEWS

Barbara Martinez Jitner drew a significant crowd to her lecture on Wednesday night, Oct 20. From the stage of the Fountain Street Church (24 Fountain NE), Jitner shed light on the situation of young female Mexican factory workers that have been...

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