The third biennial “Nations Cup” international culinary student competition is currently underway in the kitchens of the ATC. Teams from the USA, Barbados, Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Scotland are vying for top honors in a “mystery box” competition (not unlike the TV show “Iron Chef”) where they must craft dishes without advance knowledge of the ingredients they’ll be working with. The event is a superb opportunity to polish not only the students’ skills in the kitchen, but their international accumen and ability to work as a team. Continue reading
As part of the annual GRCC United Way Campaign, a cookbook of recipes submitted by employees was put together over the summer. On Tuesday November 3, 2009 from noon to 1 p.m. in 351 Main, all are invited to try the book before buying it by tasting recipes from “Serving Our Community” GRCC Faculty and Staff Cookbook. Several of the recipe contributors will be preparing dishes they submitted to the book.
To participate in the sampling extravaganza there is a $2 charge which will go toward the purchase of a cookbook. Cookbooks will be available for sale at $10 each. Questions should be directed to Angela Zainea (#3420) or Liz Timmer (#3490).
Harper chief, twin brother in a football family feud
By Kimberly Pohl | Chicago Daily Herald Staff
Michigan and Minnesota battle it out each year for The Little Brown Jug, while Florida and Florida State have their Sunshine Showdown. And the new Land of Lincoln Trophy is awarded to the victor of Illinois vs. Northwestern. Rivalries abound in college football but don’t come naturally at the community college level. (More) Continue reading
Teresa Light sent along this personal message on the occasion of GRCC faculty Mike Light’s birthday:
“Mike Light is 40 today! Wish him a happy birthday by stopping by the Social Science office for a piece of cake. Happy Birthday, Mike!”
As part of the week of investiture activities, GRCC offered an opportunity for students, alumni, community members and employees to produce a work that illustrated how the college enabled a transformation in their lives or how they were able to transform GRCC as an institution. The event was titled ” Transformational Learning: The GRCC Teaching and Learning Experience Uncovered” and congratulations to the honorees: Continue reading
GRCC is once again playing host to the biennial Nation’s Cup International Culinary Student Competition from October 22-24, 2009. Photos from the event will be posted shortly, but for more information (including the competition schedule) visit www.grcc.edu/nationscup
The Michigan Minority Business Development Council (MMSDC) presented GRCC with the Corporate ONE Award, which was accepted on behalf of the Supplier Diversity Team by co-chair Danelle Sedore in the Graphic Design and Printing Services department.
The Corporate ONE Award honors institutions who participate fully as members of a Project ONE module, report minority spending to MMSDC, have an established Supplier Diversity Program, and who have sponsored an exhibit at the MMPC Trade Fair or other major MMBDC event in the past year.