Radiologic Technology students participate in ‘Walk on Lansing’

GRCC’s Radiologic Technology students and staff participated in a “Walk on Lansing,” sponsored by the MSRT, the ASRT and Lansing Community College.

The event was held in support of the Mi C.A.R.E. legislation bill. If passed, the bill would require all medical imaging personnel to be educated and licensed in the state of Michigan. More than 300 imaging professionals and students attended. GRCC students met with the staff of 12 state representatives, and one office agreed to co-sponsor the bill.

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GRCC In the News, 4-18-13

GRCC names Chief Kevin Belk, Grand Rapids Press columnist Tom Rademacher distinguished alumni

April 17, 2013; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Grand Rapids Police Chief Kevin Belk and longtime Grand Rapids Press columnist Tom Rademacher have been named distinguished alumni by Grand Rapids Community College.

Ithaca’s Niznak, Lansing Catholic’s Rush in the battle to be Chippewas’ QB

April 18, 2013; The Lansing State Journal

Alex Niznak and Cooper Rush each put together record-setting high school football careers in mid-Michigan.

… Ithaca’s Niznak and Lansing Catholic’s Rush are among three competing to be CMU’s starting quarterback this fall. They are battling junior Cody Kater, the lone Chippewa quarterback with college game experience. Kater took a couple of snaps last season for CMU and also played a season at Grand Rapids Community College.

MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette spring rankings: Gull Lake baseball resumes winning ways

April 18, 2013; MLive

RICHLAND, MI– In the past two seasons, the Gull Lake baseball program has compiled an eye-popping 74-5 record.

… Gull Lake has seven players expected to continue in the collegiate baseball ranks: Bradley, Owens (Kellogg Community College), Fish (Pierce College in Washington state), Fadden (Grand Rapids CC) and Janssen (Kalamazoo College); Gaudard and McPherson are undecided on a school.

Screen shot of MLive Grand Rapids’ Facebook page on April 17, 2013; photo is of GRCC Student Exhibition:

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‘Spring Fling on the Patio’ set for today

Campus Dining will have its last promotion of the year  — “Spring Fling on the Patio” — from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 18, 2013, out on the patio at the Raider Grille. Students can enter to win prizes, including a $50 Visa gift card, a mountain bike, and Kindle tablet. A free cookout includes hot dogs and other items for students and staff. Can’t wait to see you there!

GRCC In the News, 4-17-13

Ottawa sheriff department, Hope-UW to participate in GRCC fair

April 16, 2013; The Holland Sentinel

Grand Rapids — The Grand Rapids Community College’s State and Local Criminal Justice Career/Internship Fair will be held on April 18.

State board adds more public forums to discuss education

April 16, 2013; The Holland Sentinel

Lansing — The State Board of Education is announcing additional community public forums to discuss public education.

… The following forums currently planned are:

  • 3 to 6 p.m. May 9 Grand Rapids; Grand Rapids Community College, location TBD.

Bach’s St. John Passion and more: The 2013 Grand Rapids Bach Festival lineup

April 17, 2013; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — The 2013 Grand Rapids Bach Festival returns next week with daily events in churches and coffee houses in Grand Rapids, Sunday, April 21 through Saturday, April 26, 2013.

… Here’s the 2013 Grand Rapids Bach Festival schedule

Young Keyboard Artists Competition Winners Recital 2 p.m. Sunday, April 21, Grand Rapids Community College Music Center Auditorium, Ransom Avenue at Lyon Street, Room 200. Free admission.

Misfit MMA/Boxing Center reaching area youth

April 16, 2013; The Holland Sentinel

Holland — Rich Miller could feel the goosebumps rising up and down his forearm.

… It’s that training and that camaraderie that Miller and boxing trainer Frankie Cisneros are working toward every afternoon and evening as they try to pull more and more young men and young women off the streets.

(Frank Cisneros is majoring in Business at GRCC.)

Hope College rewind: Baseball takes two from Aquinas College

April 16, 2013; The Holland Sentinel

Holland — The Hope College baseball team beat Aquinas College 4-2 and 6-3 on Tuesday at Fifth Third Ballpark in Comstock Park.

… Hope fifth at Calvin invite

Josh Cannon and Jared Lehman both shot a 10-over-par 83 at Pilgrims Run to lead Hope to a fifth-place finish at the nine-team Calvin College Spring Invitational. Both tied for 16th place individually.

Hope totaled a team score of 334, as did Albion College and Olivet College. Davenport University (318) won, followed by Cornerstone University (325), Grand Rapids Community College (330) and Calvin College (331).

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