Grand Rapids Community College instructional technologist and designer Meegan Willi was selected to participate in the Blackboard MVP program. She will receive access to professional development and share her insights and expertise. Blackboard is the course-management system GRCC faculty uses. To be selected for the MVP program, applicants must prove themselves to be not only leaders in the education technology community but also experts in Blackboard itself and skilled in helping others use it.
The cost of attending college every year gets higher every year. Colleges and universities across the state usually raise tuition prior to the new academic year, often there is also an increase in financial aid to help offset the impact.
… The Grand Rapids Community College Board of Trustees voted to raise tuition 1.8 percent or $2 more per contact hour for the 2017-18 academic year.
GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Some racial divides in Grand Rapids have changed little since 1967.
… This February at her second state of the city speech, (Mayor Rosalynn) Bliss announced a racial equity initiative. She is putting together a group led by her and Grand Rapids Community College President Bill Pink. They will start meeting this October to come up with a plan for intentional changes to address economic disparities in African American and Hispanic communities in the city.
Restaurant Week GR gives diners a chance to explore local cuisine with unique and tasty choices at great prices on August 9 20. Thanks to the addition of lunch this year, you can close your kitchen and discover great food at over 70 area restaurants throughout the Greater Grand Rapids area.
… Restaurant Week GR isn’t just about feeding hungry customers. Did you know $1 from every meal sold goes toward the Secchia Institute for Culinary Education Student Scholarship Fund at Grand Rapids Community College? Since the launch of Restaurant Week GR in 2010, the fund has received over $110,000 in donations that directly benefit future chefs. This means every Restaurant Week GR meal not only supports local chefs, but you also support the future of Grand Rapids’ culinary landscape.
GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Grand Rapids Community College is getting help from the state to expand and renovate a building to provide the capacity to meet the demands of the growing information technology and manufacturing sectors.