Admissions is excited to implement a new virtual tour where prospective students can learn more about GRCC through the web and our social media sites. The company we are working with, YouVisit.com, will be on campus next week (June 12-14) to video and photograph locations on campus. Go here to view an example of a college they have worked with. We will let the campus community know when this new technology is ready to preview.
Archive for June 6, 2012
[Link Corrected] Fountain St. will be down to one lane between Division and Library today From 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. while work is being done under the road. More information is available here.
Added the following statement to the Firearms, Explosives or Weapons policy:
This policy does not apply to law enforcement officials who are carrying weapons in the course of their duties. It also does not apply to items and materials that are approved by the College for educational purposes.
GRCC’s Copyright policy (3.0) has been revised and the following changes have been made:
- Retained only general content in the Policy Statement section
- Moved contents of Section B through F of the Policy Statement to the Procedures
- Updated Section F to include process of how to verify coverage under GRCC’s annual copyright license
- Added Section G to the Procedures which references Permission Request for Duplication of Print Materials
- Added Procedure for affixing copyright statement to copiers
- Moved FAQ to an LLC web page and added the link under related documents
- Converted all FAQ topics to questions
- Includes requirement for periodic audits of copyright compliance
- Added revision date
- Added “Students” to the Who Should Read This Policy section
- Added 2 URLs to the Related Documents section:
After man allegedly commits sex act in front of GRCC student, college is revising security in music building
Published: Wednesday, June 06, 2012, 8:43 AM | Grand Rapids Press | By Brian McVicar
GRAND RAPIDS, MI — In response to a recent alleged indecent exposure incident at Grand Rapids Community College’s music building, administrators are taking steps they say will better protect students. (More)
WMU and GRCC Offering Dual Enrollment for Business Students
Jonathan Seely | FOX 17 Web Producer | 3:28 p.m. EDT, June 4, 2012
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich— Western Michigan University and Grand Rapids Community College announced Monday a new deal between the schools to allow seamless transfers from the community college to the university’s business program. (More)
WMU, GRCC Announce Working Agreement
Monday, June 4 2012, 04:49 PM EDT | WWMT
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) – Business students in West Michigan will have a new option for a business degree moving forward. Western Michigan University’s Haworth College of Business and Grand Rapids Community College announced a new partnership today. (More)
CWIS, PeopleSoft Student and the Online Centers, will be down from 9:30 PM Thursday, June 7th until 7:00 AM Friday, June 8th for scheduled maintenance. No others services will be affected.
The courses detailed below are the final learning opportunities being offered by Staff Development for the 2011-12 fiscal year. If you still need professional development credits to fulfill your 20 hour obligation, please consider registering online at http://cms.grcc.edu/currentlearning or call Staff Development at extension 4285.
Moderating Your Salt, Sugar and Cholesterol Intake
Thurs June 7, 2012 | 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM | Room 406 CSC
Only 1 seat left! Many American diets contain excessive amounts of salt, sugar, cholesterol and saturated and trans- fats. This session will focus on identifying and preparing foods with reduced quantities of these food components. Emphasis will be place on label reading and interpretation as well as suggestions for purchasing and preparing foods.
Effective Facilitation Skills
Thurs June 7, 2012 (Part 1 of 2)
Tues June 12, 2012 (Part 2 of 2)
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM | Room 122 LRC
This is a two-part course being facilitated by the Diversity Learning Center: Skills for promoting learning through self-discovery are explored. Principles of adult learning and competencies of effective facilitators are discussed. Best practices for facilitating learning in groups will be explored.
Building Trusting Relationships
Thursday June 14, 2012 | 1:00 – 2:30 PM | Room 228 Main
Trust is the foundation that allows people to work together effectively as a team, and allows all team members to be at their best. If you can trust others more, you can receive more support. You can work more freely and happily. You can achieve more. If your workmates trust you more they will listen to you. They will open up and share more about the real problems they face. You will understand them better and be able to influence them more.
Presentation Skills 101
Monday June 18, 2012 | 1:00 – 3:00 PM | Room 218 Sneden Hall
In this survival session we highlight the basic skills that YOU MUST KNOW before your next presentation. At the end of this session, participants will be able to: identify the skill required to conduct an effective presentation; establish a positive learning environment; understand participants needs and respond appropriately; apply adult learning principle to the presentation; demonstrate the appropriate use of visuals; and deliver concise, meaningful content.
Facilitate Difficult Conversations
Wed June 20, 2012 | 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM | Room 122 LRC
This course is being facilitated by the Diversity Learning Center: Participant discussion in response to short vignettes related to critical teaching moments in classrooms and raises issues of free speech/hate speech, classroom climate, pedagogy, confronting oppressive behavior and a host of other topics related to learning environments.
Breaking Down Beef Cuts
Wed June 20, 2012 | 1:00 – 2:30 PM | Room 109 ATC
Only 1 seat left! Learn how to decipher all those cuts of beef in the meat aisle of your local grocery store and where they come from on the cow. Find out the difference between a short loin and a sirloin and what cooking method is best for each cut.
In Sickness and in Wealth
Tues June 26, 2012 | 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM | Room 122 LRC
This session is part of the ‘Unnatural Causes’ Series offered by the Diversity Learning Center: Explore how the distribution of power, wealth and resources shape opportunities for health. Examine why patterns of health and illness reflect underlying patterns of class and racial inequities.
Not Just a Paycheck
Thurs June 28, 2012 | 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM | Room 122 LRC
This session is part of the ‘Unnatural Causes’ series offered by the Diversity Learning Center: Examine why layoffs are taking such a huge toll in Michigan but cause hardly a ripple in other places. Hear the story of how the Electrolux Corporation closing in Greenville, MI affected the lives of nearly 3,000 workers.