New class at GVSU will work to enhance Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell and Grand Valley State University President Thomas Haas are inviting students to enroll in a fall semester course that will make a big difference in the Grand Rapids community. The course, open to all undergraduate students in any major, will hear and evaluate ideas from urban planners, community activists, civic leaders and other groups invested in the community. At the end of the course, students will present recommendations to the Grand Rapids City Commission. Interested students need to send a letter of interest stating reasons for joining the course along with a resume and professional reference‚Äôs contact information to [email protected] by March 13. Those chosen will receive a registration permit by March 18.