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Community updates: Thursday, Dec. 3

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 12-03-2020 under NEWS

Kent County launches #KCTakeoutChallenge to support local restaurants Kent County launched a social media campaign on Thursday to support local restuarants dealing with pandemic-related strains. Called the #KCTakeoutChallenge, the campaign...

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Symposium breaks new ground, applies common grace to the business world

by (msk23)

Submitted 10-21-2014 under

On Friday, Oct. 31, theologians, scholars and business people will converge on Calvin’s campus for the Symposium on Common Grace in Business. Conceived and co-sponsored by the Calvin business department and the Acton Institute, the symposium...

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Summit focuses on empowering through multiple literacies

by (msk23)

Submitted 10-02-2014 under NONPROFITS

In Kent County, the statistics are dismal. According to the 2014 State of Michigan Education Report just 56 percent of low-income students are proficient in reading. And only 42 percent of Latino students are meeting or exceeding standards in Grand...

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New school sets sights globally, organizes locally

by (erictank)

Submitted 03-25-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

In an era where the corporatization of education and privatization of inherently public institutions are increasingly becoming the norm to the disdain of more than a few people, the Global Center for Advanced Studies (GCAS) offers an alternative....

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Miniature steam engines: a video story


Submitted 09-14-2009 under NONPROFITS

GRCC students use a classic text to learn useful skills and machine mini steam engines. Watch this video to learn more about this valuable learning experience.

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