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The Transition into University

Contributed by Brittany Tang

After taking the IB exams and graduating from high school, I was left with a lot of valuable time on my hands. 288 more words

Reflective Practice

Seven different careers - a lifetime of experience – Terence Seymour

With a career spanning 40 years, Terence Seymour has worn many different hats. Leaving school at age 14, he went from being a draftsman to an underground construction foreman before moving into Human Resources. 531 more words

BC Social Work Showcases ‘Graduate Voices’

Commencement represents a time of optimism at BC Social Work, as new graduates celebrate their accomplishments and look forward to the chapters to come. 95 more words


GRCC In the News, 8-22-14

GRCC president reflects on highlights, challenges as new school year approaches

Aug. 21, 2014; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – President Steven Ender highlighted the accomplishments and challenges facing Grand Rapids Community College as students, faculty and staff ready for a new school year and a series of events marking the institution’s 100th anniversary. 160 more words

GRCC In The News

Creative Writing alumna shares good news

Former BGSU MFA Qiana Towns, now an Assistant Professor in English and Communications at Michigan’s Davenport University, recently shared her good news:

[H]er poem “Social Regard”  

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Creative Writing

Damien Short (1998- 2004, PhD)

I joined the University of Essex in 1998 to study for a multidisciplinary Masters in the Theory and Practice of Human Rights. When it came to the end of year dissertation, my appointed supervisor was Jane Hindley from the Department of Sociology. 410 more words


Margot Farnham

On the first day of freshman orientation, I found myself anxiously waiting to see who my OA would be. I had heard stories from my friends about their college orientations; their leaders were energetic and outgoing, the activities were exciting and fun, the food was delicious…but still. 349 more words

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