GRCC in the News: 1/5/10

Rockford Berge harnesses winds of change
By Olivia Pulsinelli | Business Review West Michigan | February 04, 2010, 11:25AM

It’s never easy for a company to break into a new industry — especially when the industry is just beginning to take hold itself.  But Rockford Bergé is confident that it’s making steady progress — along with West Michigan’s wind-energy industry. […] Just a few weeks after Rockford Bergé made its announcement last March, Grand Rapids Community College approached the organization about a partnership. GRCC is one of many West Michigan colleges and universities that have united to advance the wind-energy industry.   (More)

The Weekend List: Lil’ Ed and the Blues Imperials, Rebelution, Josh Thompson, James Blackshaw and the Michigan International Auto Show … oh, and The Super Bowl
By John Sinkevics | The Grand Rapids Press | February 04, 2010, 7:43AM

[…] Tonight — Jazz pianist John Proulx plays a solo concert at Grand Rapids Community College‘s music room, 142 Ransom Ave. NE, at 7:30 tonight. Admission is $10 adults, $7 students/seniors.  (More)

GRCC’s Paul Collins Art Gallery Featuring Work of Bill Hosterman

Bill HostermanGRCC’s Collins Art Gallery will be featuring the print artworks of Bill Hosterman from Monday, February 8th.  A special reception will be held Wednesday, February 17th,  from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

The gallery is located on the 4th Floor of the Main Building, 143 Bostwick Ave NE and is open Monday – Thursday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. & 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Questions?  Call (616) 234 – 3544.  For more information visit

Learning Academy Offerings: 2/9/10-2/19/10

Below are the latest offerings from the Learning Academy for Faculty & Staff:

Tuesday, February 9

  • Strengths 101  9-11 a.m.
  • CWEST Overview  2-3 p.m.

Wednesday, February 10 | FERPA, The Mystery Revealed  10-11 a.m. OR 2-3 p.m.

Thursday, February 11

  • Basics for Supervisors (of Student Employees)  10-11:30 a.m.
  • Conflict Resolution 1-3 p.m.

Saturday, February 13 | Adjunct Faculty Learning Day  8 a.m.-noon (register here)

Monday, February 15 | Blackboard Basics for Faculty  1-2 p.m.

Tuesday, February 16

  • GroupWise Calendaring  10-11:30 a.m.
  • Disability 101  2-4 p.m.

Wednesday, February 17

  • Identifying Strategic Direction  9-11 a.m.
  • Interview for Success  2-3:30 p.m.

Thursday, February 18 | Best Practices for Meetings  1-2 p.m.

Friday, February 19 | Best Practices for Social Media  10:30-11:30 a.m.

For descriptions or to register go to