Archive for March 20, 2012

3D Design Art Students in Spectrum Theater – Photos

March 20, 2012

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If by chance, you missed the 3D Design student art installation “Struggles from Within” in the Spectrum Theater: March 5th – March 19th, check out these pictures.

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The student artists: Meghan Armock, James Benko, Jerry Butler, Courtney Crofoot, Jasmine Graves, Jessica Harris, Leanna Honderd, Ken Humberstone, Jessica Jacobs, Amanda Johnson, Nicolette Looks, Katherine Patterson, Zach Runge, Anthony Schrot, Nikki Spagnuolo, and Professor Scott Garrard.

Art and Bevs Wedding Favor Tasting Event 3/22/12

March 20, 2012

GRCC’s Secchia Institute for Culinary Education invites you to a Wedding Favor Tasting, another bakery tasting sponsored by our Retail Bakery Class. Come enjoy a sample of delicious, hand-crafted candies, truffles, cake pops and hand decorated cookies made by retail baking class students.  Coffee and tea will be provided.

The tasting will be held on Thursday, March 22, 2012, from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Art and Bev’s Bistro.  The cost is only $2.50 per person – a limited number of tickets are available.
View the Menu here (.pdf).  More Information (.pdf).

Nominate a Colleague for the President’s Health and Wellness Award

March 20, 2012

It’s that time of year again to nominate an employee for the Presidents Health and Wellness Award! Do you work with an employee who contributes to health and wellness inside and outside of GRCC? Are you inspired to be a more healthy person because of this employee? Is this person a great example of wellness to those around them?

If you would like to nominate someone please follow this link to the form.

Payroll Department Enhances Direct Deposit Options

March 20, 2012

Employee’s now have the option to have their payroll direct deposited to any two financial institutions.  The new direct deposit form can be found on the payroll department web page under the forms link.

GRCC in the News – 3/20/12

March 20, 2012

Mayor, manufacturer rally business community to support pre-college program for high schoolers
Published: Monday, March 19, 2012, 7:00 PM | Grand Rapids Press

GRAND RAPIDS – Efforts are underway to rally the business community around boosting enrollment in Upward Bound, a pre-college program for low-income and potential first-generation college students, serving Central, Creston, Union and Ottawa Hills high school students. [...] But the local programs at Grand Rapids Community College and Grand Valley State University only have funding to serve about 160 students combined.  (More)

How GRCC basketball coach assembled national tournament team after season started
Published: Monday, March 19, 2012, 10:50 PM | Grand Rapids Press

The Grand Rapids Community College men’s basketball team is peaking at the right time. The Raiders, who qualified for the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II Tournament in Danville, Ill., this week, enter the national tournament having won nine of their previous 11 games. (More)

Career fair opens this week, in person and online
By Staff reports | The Holland Sentinel | Posted Mar 19, 2012 @ 06:01 PM

Holland — The Holland Sentinel will host a Career Fair from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Holland Fish & Game Club, 10840 Chicago Drive. At least 18 local employers, colleges and agencies will be in attendance at the fair. Organizers expect more than 500 visitors. [...] Participating in the fairs will be Cornerstone University, Grand Rapids Community College, Grand Valley State University, Metal Flow Corp., Gentex, Plascore, Thermotron, Crown Motors and others, including first-time participants Tiara Yachts, Energetx, and Bradford Company along with many regular attendees.  (More)


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