Art and Bevs Specials: 1/26/10-1/29/10

Tuesday

  • Chicken Cordon Blue Sandwich w/Fries 5.00
  • Bisque of Butternut Squash/Minestrone

Wednesday

  • Big ‘Ol Potato Bar with lots of  fixins’ 4.00
  • Cream of Broccoli/Chicken Noodle

Thursday

  • Pasta Bar 5.00
  • Chicken and Sausage Gumbo/Tomato Herb

Friday

  • 3 Pancakes w/syrup, 2 Hash Browns, 4 Bacon 4.00
  • Chicken Chili/Fire Roasted Vegetables
  • Cream of Mushroom or French Onion

GRCC in the News: 1/22/10-1/25/10

Profiles of 2010 Giants award winners
By Paul R. Kopenkoskey | The Grand Rapids Press | January 24, 2010, 4:39AM

Making their community a better place to live is a way of life for those who win Giants award — an honor that will be bestowed this year on 11 African-Americans in the Grand Rapids community.  Those receiving the awards Saturday at the annual celebration have enriched many lives already and promise to enrich many more through their leadership and commitment to helping others. […] They were selected by representatives from Grand Rapids Community College and the community. The top award, Giant Among Giants, will be presented at the banquet.  (More)

Good Deeds: Pass It Forward: Students helping others in sprrit of MLK Day
Saturday, 23 Jan 2010, 7:30 PM EST |  Marc Thompson

More than 150 Grand Rapids Community College students and a host of others, hitting the streets of Grand Rapids Saturday to do good deeds for strangers, in hopes that they in turn, will do a good deed for someone else.  The “Pass It Forward” party, sponsored by the G.R.C.C.’s Academic Service Learning Center, was designed to celebrate the true spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King Day.  (More)

Student uses social media to share CC billboard ad
By Community College Times, Published January 22, 2010

A YouTube video of a constructions trade student at Grand Rapids Community College (Michigan) standing before a billboard featuring his image is getting a lot of traffic on Twitter. It’s a good example of how students can use social media to promote their colleges and programs.  (More)

Some Grand Rapids school board members pushing for town hall meeting on possible school closings
By Kym Reinstadler | The Grand Rapids Press | January 22, 2010, 10:55PM

GRAND RAPIDS — Grand Rapids Public Schools needs to cut at least $9 million from its $214 million budget to operate within anticipated revenues next year.  Closing several schools is a first step toward getting there by July 1, when the school board must adopt a budget. […] Board Vice President Senita Lenear, who chairs the advisory panel, is planning to call board members to ascertain whether to schedule a forum. If held, it is to be moderated by a neutral party, possibly Grand Rapids Community College President Steven Ender.  (M0re)