Photos: Radiologic Technology Pinning Ceremony

Deb Nordman, and Amanda Brand hosted the Radiologic Technology Program pinning ceremony on April,28 2010.  This was the first class to be awarded an I.V. start curriculum certification, as well as an Academic Service Learning Certificate.  The ceremony began with a warm welcome from President Ender, and featured guest speakers Sylvia Huitsing (Metro Health), and the Honorable George Heartwell Mayor of the city of Grand Rapids.  Congratulations to the 2010 graduates! (photography by Ben DeJong)

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GRCC in the News: 4/30/10

GRCC on the Road
Posted on 29 April 2010 | By Tom Noreen

Grand Rapids Community College President, Dr. Steven Ender, and key members of his staff met with community leaders in Cedar Springs at an informal breakfast meeting on April 23. Enders said, “This is the 8th or 9th meeting we have held since I became president. We are meeting with local school districts, business and community leaders to find out what their questions and concerns are about GRCC so we can learn how to best support them with our programs.” It will take two years to do the 20 districts in the county. (More)

Print Order Delivery Information From Printing Services

Print Solutions is now able to provide delivery of quick copy orders to some buildings. Please review the following buildings and times so that your orders are submitted in a timely manner to meet the delivery times. If you require an order outside of the delivery times, please arrange for pick-up by yourself, your ESP, or your student assistant.

Print Solutions deliveries:

Morning between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m.

Afternoon between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.

  • Calkins Science Center

Morning between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

  • ATC
  • Ferris
  • Music
  • LRC
  • Spectrum/Actors

Shipping and Receiving deliveries:

Your order must be received 1 day earlier than expected delivery times as indicated below.

This time can fluctuate due to larger delivery and pick-up at any of the following locations:

Morning between 10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.

  • Sneden Hall
  • Tassell M-Tech
  • The Learning Centers at Wealthy and West side

GRCC in the News: 4/29/10

Harding grad eyes spot with Ravens: Reggie Smith will miss college graduation to attend rookie camp.
By Reggie Hayes | of The News-Sentinel

Former Harding High School football star Reggie Smith will miss his graduation ceremonies May 8 at Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina.  He has a good excuse.  Smith will be in rookie camp, trying to land a job with the NFL’s Baltimore Ravens. […] Smith played quarterback in high school, leading Harding to the state championship game as a senior. He then spent two years at Grand Rapids Community College, earning awards for his skills as a return man.  (More)

Haley Stehouwer helps fledgling Davenport University softball team find success
By Jeff Chaney | The Grand Rapids Press | April 28, 2010, 10:35PM

GRAND RAPIDS — After two seasons at Grand Rapids Community College, Haley Stehouwer had options for continuing her collegiate softball career.  The former Rogers High School all-state catcher had the attention of the established programs at Aquinas College and Ferris State University, which had shown interest since her high school days.  (More)

Grand Fashion: Do-It-Yourself Fashion PR
By Raven Jones | Grand Rapids Press | April 28, 2010, 5:04PM

Ready to conquer the fashion world but not sure how you’re going to be noticed? It’s a problem that many new designers face, but with new internet programs being developed every day, it doesn’t take much for you to start building your brand’s image. [Raven is a GRCC student studying Fashion Design and Merchandising.] (More)

Lessac voice training workshop on tap
By The Grand Rapids Press staff | April 28, 2010, 1:30PM

A certified master teacher from the Lessac Research and Training Institute will teach an Introduction to Lessac Voice and Body Training Workshop, 1-9 p.m. May 14 and 9 a.m.-6 p.m. May 15.  The two-day workshop, co-sponsored by Grand Rapids Community College and Grand Rapids Civic Theatre, is designed for anyone who wants a warm, rich voice that will attract attention.   (More)

GRCC Facilities Summer Projects

Commencement marks the start of the summer project season.  These are some of the projects GRCC’s Facilities staff are gearing up for, which will start May 3rd:

  • Sneden Hall:
    – Second and Third Floor classroom renovations
    – Parking deck and surface repairs

    • Ford Fieldhouse:
      – Arena floor replacement
      – Lighting improvements
      – Painting and acoustical upgrades

      • LRC
        – Continuation/completion of the roof replacement

        • Thompson M-TEC
          – Parking lot expansion
          – Classroom split/addition

          • Lyon Street Parking Structure Renovation
            – Phase 2

            • The Administration Building on Fulton Street
              – Cleaning, updates and readiness for GRCC occupancy

              27th Annual Mike Flanagan Golf Outing Raffle Tix Available 4/30/10

              Tickets for the 27th Annual Mike Flanagan Golf Outing Raffle will be available beginning Friday, April 30, 2010.  The prizes include:

              • Lenovo S10e Netbook
              • Airfare for 2
              • Custer Workplace Interiors Office Chair
              • 2 Dinners for 8 at the McCabe Marlowe House
              • 2 Flip Video Camcorders

              Tickets are three for $5.  The raffle will take place on May 27st from 7-9 p.m. at the Boulder Creek Golf Club, and all proceeds support Student Scholarships.

              Tickets are available from the following:  Andy Bowne, Erin Cisler,  Tina Hoxie, Kurt Meinders, Bob Partridge, Cherry Scaturro, David Selmon, Jim VanDokkumburg, and Laurie Witczak and will also be sold before the Annual Employee Recognition Reception on Friday, April 30th at the Art & Bev’s entrance.

              Congrats to Cornelius (Corky) Eringaard, 2010 Emeritus Award Recipient (Reception Today)

              Congratulations to Cornelius “Corky” Eringaard on his receipt of the 2010 Emeritus Faculty/Administrator Award.  Corky receives this award for his outstanding leadership and contribution to GRCC, from 1975 through 1993, as the Administrative Assistant to the President and the Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs. His love for the College was always demonstrated through diligent work with faculty and staff to improve and add new programs during the College’s transition years from GRPS to GRJC.

              Employees are welcome to stop by the ATC today between the hours of 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Banquet to congratulate Corky at the annual Golden Raiders Retiree Reception).  Catch up with some friends in light food and conversation while experiencing a short program from 2:00 – 2:30 p.m.

              “Basics of Blackboard” Training for Students

              The ATC Computer Lab staff will be offering “Basics of Blackboard” orientation sessions for new and returning summer students.   These sessions will cover:

              • How to login
              • Overview of  Blackboard tabs/interface
              • The main navigation controls for a class
              • Additional support options

              They will offer the orientations Monday (5/3), Tuesday (5/4), and Wednesday (5/5) afternoons from 12:30 to 1:30 pm and Monday (5/3) thru Thursday (5/6) evenings from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm.   The sessions will take place in rm 219 ATC.

              GRCC in the News: 4/28/10

              A “Quilt of Words,” GRCC’s Spring Sustainability Series Wraps Up
              Ken Tamke | April 27, 2010 | The Rapidian

              The 1970 activist celebrated a birthday on Thursday. April 22ND marked the 40TH Anniversary of Earth Day. […] Celebrating right here in Grand Rapids, and culminating their month-long Spring Sustainability Series: “Visioning the Change,” Grand Rapids Community College students joined the Grand Rapids Public Museum for a “Celebration of Earth & Sky.” The Friday, April 23RD event featured a performance of GRCC student work in the Meijer Theatre.  (More)