education

Hillcrest students learn about their community

by (KVO and CBOT)

Submitted 01-30-2013 under NONPROFITS

At Kent Vocational Options and Community Based Occupational Training (KVO/CBOT) our vision is to advocate for and educate every student to be independent, authentic and fulfilled members of their community and to educate the larger community of the...

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Catalyst Radio: Planned Parenthood's Lunquist shares experience of 38 years on the job

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 12-14-2012 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure. INTERVIEW We are joined in studio in this episode of Catalyst Radio by Jan Lunquist, vice president of Education and Leadership Development at Planned Parenthood of West...

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New internship opportunities available with The Rapidian

by (Renato)

Submitted 12-03-2012 under OPINION

At The Rapidian, we are constantly looking for ways to improve and develop citizen journalism. We vehemently believe in increasing the flow of hyperlocal news to the Grand Rapids Community and are working to create a culture where people throughout...

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Open Letter to Theresa Weatherall Neal, Supertintendent of Grand Rapids Public Schools

by (crestongr)

Submitted 11-30-2012 under NONPROFITS

Thank you for the opportunity to talk. I have lived in Northeast Grand Rapids all my life except for a couple of college years. My K-12 education was in the Grand Rapids Christian Schools; my wife also grew up in NE Grand Rapids but attended GRPS [...

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GRAM Education Center supports lifetime learning

by (kmb53)

Submitted 11-29-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

  When visitors to the Grand Rapids Art Museum walk in the building, they are immediately greeted with elegant architecture and works of art. As visitors look around, to the right they see a hallway across the courtyard which ends with a bright...

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Literacy and neighborly love at the West Michigan Refugee Education and Cultural Center

by (Community Liter...)

Submitted 11-28-2012 under NONPROFITS

From its roots as a mutual assistance association started in 2006 by Somali Bantu and Kenyan refugees and immigrants, to its current leadership under Executive Director Susan Kragt, the West Michigan Refugee Education and Cultural Center has thrived...

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Current and former Calvin students fill a need in rural Nepal

by (none)

Submitted 11-26-2012 under NEWS

  In the United States, it’s easy to see how education can be taken for granted. Elementary and secondary schooling are required, and attending college is normative in many communities. It’s considered something of a social taboo if...

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Jewel in our crown stepping down: Leader in sex education to retire from Planned Parenthood after 38 years

by (PPMI)

Submitted 11-13-2012 under NONPROFITS

Planned Parenthood of West and Northern Michigan (PPWNM) proudly, fondly and reluctantly bids farewell to Vice President of Education and Leadership Development Janis A. Lunquist, MA, at the end of 2012, after 38 years of service! Lunquist is widely...

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Students from Kent Vocational Options learn about Native American history and culture.

by (KVO and CBOT)

Submitted 11-12-2012 under NONPROFITS

On Friday, November 9, students at Kent Vocational Options participated in a presentation through the Native American Education Program of Grand Rapids Public Schools. This program, located at the Straight Building, is a federally funded program...

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Women of God

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 10-11-2012 under NONPROFITS

Women of God: Catholic Sisters in the United StatesPresenter: Mary Navarre, OPDate and Time: Saturday, October 27; 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Cost: $35.00 - To register online CLICK HERE , or by phone at the DCM Front Desk at 616.454.1241 (Option 5...

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