Fall 2009 Issue of GRCC Magazine Now Available

GRCC Magazine - Fall 2009

This month’s GRCC Magazine is packed with stories about the great stories unfolding on the college’s campus.  In this issue:

  • The story of the success GRCC is having at its Learning Corners.
  • Profiles on some of GRCC’s performing arts alumni.
  • An update on the activity at Sneden Hall.
  • The “Tilling to Table” culinary arts group.
  • A collaboration GRCC has joined to further wind energy.
  • The legacy steam engines have built in hands-on learning at GRCC.

…and more.  The magazine should arrive to Kent County residents by mail soon, or you can read it online at www.grcc.edu/grccmagazine

AGC Meeting October 13, 2009

The next Academic Governing Council (AGC) meeting will be Tuesday, October 13th at 3:00 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose room of the Student Community Center. During this meeting AGC representatives will

  • learn about the newly developed standards for academic practice
  • receive an update regarding our AQIP Systems Portfolio feedback
  • learn more about current GRCC’s current Academic Outreach activities
  • learn about technology changes affecting Academics and customer service

For more information about AGC visit www.grcc.edu/agc

Learning Academy Offerings: 10/13-10/16

The latest learning opportunities from the Learning Academy for Faculty & Staff:

Tuesday, October 13

  • Resumes and Cover Letter (designed for ESP) 10-11 a.m.

Wednesday, October 14

  • Searching for Opportunities (part of the Innovation series) 1-3 p.m.

Thursday, October 15

  • Word 2007 Styles & Art 9-10 a.m.
  • *Video and Podcasting Brown Bag Session noon-1 p.m. 125 Main
  • Learn About your Payroll & Benefits 2-3 p.m.

Friday, October 16

  • Zumba noon-12:45 p.m. ($2.50 cost payable in the Learning Academy)
  • Blackboard Basics for Faculty noon-1 p.m.
  • Online Hybrid Certification 1-2:30 p.m.

Register at www.grcc.edu/currentlearning unless otherwise indicated.

GRCC in the News: 10/8/09

Hits & Misses
The Holland Sentinel | Posted Oct 02, 2009 @ 08:58 PM

Hit: Holland area – GRCC enrollment

The reported 34 percent increase in enrollment at Grand Rapids Community College’s Holland area locations is a positive sign that local students are discovering the benefits of this long under-appreciated component of our education system.  (More) Continue reading