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GRCC Students Help Out Steepletown Neighborhood Center - Computer Tech Class Gets Hands-on Experience

Students taking the Job Training Computer Support Technician course at GRCC will get some real-world training while helping out the community when they install new computers at the Steepletown Neighborhood Services Center. 

The students will be setting up a computer lab in the basement of the Steepletown Neighborhood Services on Thursday, October 27, from 9-3 p.m.  It will be the second time in six years that GRCC instructor Mark Dodd has overseen a computer installation at the center.  Dodd said the installation will benefit both the students and the community. 

WHATComputer Lab Installation at Steepletown Neighborhood Services by GRCC Students
WHENThursday, October 27, 2011
               9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (morning class/lecture, followed by afternoon install)

WHERESteepletown Neighborhood Services
               671 Davis Avenue NW, Grand Rapids
         

 The Steepletown Neighborhood Services Center offers many services to the community and especially its youth.   Some of the services include emergency eviction or utility shut-off support to west side residents.  The center also offers services for youth learning, budgeting classes and even free income tax preparation.  

Grand Rapids Community College, established in 1914, offers opportunities for nearly 33,000 students annually in degree courses, certification and training programs, workshops and personal enrichment classes. GRCC holds classes on the downtown Grand Rapids campus as well as several additional locations throughout Kent and Ottawa counties.