Grand Rapids Community College and Western Michigan University will sign an agreement Sept. 2 that provides GRCC students with a seamless path to WMU programs.
President Dr. Steven C. Ender announced today that the new Laboratory Preschool would be named for Phyllis Fratzke. GRCC's Music Center, which is next to the new preschool site, will be renamed for Albert P. Smith.
GRCC preschoolers will help break ground on their new state-of-the-art facility on Aug. 27.
A scholarship fund supported by Experience Grand Rapids' Restaurant Week is expected to break $100,000 after this month's event.
First-generation college students will benefit from a sizable grant awarded to Grand Rapids Community College by the U.S. Department of Education's TRiO Student Support Services program.
Students pursuing computer careers will have access to the latest curricula and industry-recognized certifications through GRCC's partnership with three national programs.
GRCC's visual arts department was recently reaccredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.
GRCC will receive a national award for its efforts to keep students on the path to graduation.
GRCC has learned that a student-built house for Habitat for Humanity of Kent County has earned Gold LEED certification.
GRCC is recognizing Amway for its commitment to providing work experiences to students.