GRCC In the News, 5-26-17

From Somalia to Grand Rapids: How one refugee fled to U.S., escaped terrorism

May 25, 2017; Michigan Radio (NPR)

Ali Warsame​’s journey to become a permanent, legal resident of Michigan was long and difficult.

…After moving to Grand Rapids, he enrolled at Kentwood High School. There he took English as a second language (ESL) classes, and today he is a student at Grand Rapids Community College. He also works as an interpreter for other refugees.

Grand Rapids food trucks could roll into 4 more downtown zones

May 25, 2017; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Concerns from food truck vendors are prompting city officials to consider changes to its pilot program during its first year.

… Kendall College/GRCC: trucks could operate at metered parking spaces on the north side of Fountain Street from Ionia to Library.

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