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)