Grand Rapids Community College 2017-2018

  Here is a summary of what happened this past academic year at GRCC. Grand Rapids Community College is a commuter campus of a little over 13,000 students. Twenty six percent of the students are full time (the highest percentage since 2010), and 74 % are part time. The average age of a GRCC student … Continue reading Grand Rapids Community College 2017-2018

Winter/Spring 2017 at GRCC

Because True North is present on three different campuses, I am sharing an overview of what happened on each campus this semester. Some events True North supports and hosts independently and some we work collaboratively with other campus ministries. At GRCC: The Listening Post was held every week of the semester. While somewhat thin on … Continue reading Winter/Spring 2017 at GRCC

The First Week of School

We've just finished the first week of school at Kendall College of Art and Design, Grand Rapids Community College and Grand Valley State University. Campus is full of students. Traffic in Grand Rapids is snarled around campus. (Just until everyone figures out where and how to park). Books are bought. Syllabuses have been handed out, … Continue reading The First Week of School

Life at Community College

Wondering what sort of activities happen at a community college? Here is GRCC's "Stall Street Journal" listing some (not all) of the events at CC. True North Campus Ministry works collaboratively at GRCC with other campus ministries under the umbrella of "GRCC Christian Fellowship". Follow this link to see what we are up to!   … Continue reading Life at Community College

Listening Post Week One

Tuesday was the first Listening Post at GRCC. From 11 to 2 volunteers were at a table outside the Raider Grille ready to listen to students. Several students stopped by our first day. The Listening Post will be staffed every Tuesday during the academic year. We still are welcoming new "listeners".  Check out our Listening … Continue reading Listening Post Week One