GRCC hosts writing conference Feb. 6-7

Feb. 5, 2019 GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. Representatives from area businesses and organizations will share writing tips this week during Grand Rapids Community College's "Who Cares? Why Bother? Real Writing for Real People" conference.

The public is invited to join GRCC students for any of the free sessions, which run from 9:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Feb. 6 and 7 in the Wisner-Bottrall Applied Technology Center, 151 Fountain St. NE. 

Faculty from the Biology, English and Business departments and representatives from Grand Valley State University and Gordon Food Service will be among the presenters.

“The conference sessions will show how professionals from a wide range of disciplines implement writing into both their careers and their personal lives,” said organizer James Hayes, an instructor in the English Department. "Students from any major will gain valuable insights on communicating clearly in their writing."

No registration is required. The conference schedule is online.

Grand Rapids Community College has been offering educational opportunities in West Michigan for more than 100 years. Established in 1914, the college offers degree courses, certification and training programs, and workshops and personal enrichment classes. Offerings are held on GRCC’s downtown Grand Rapids campus, and at several locations throughout Kent and Ottawa counties, as well as through distance learning.

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