The Data Center Server Room will undergo scheduled cleaning & upkeep on Wednesday, May 12 (After 10 pm). The IT department does not expect there to be any technology interruptions or issues during this time.
Grand Rapids Community College Police Academy will be hosting a two hour Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) presentation, presented by the American Legion at Grand Rapids Community College on May 17th from 2:00pm-4:00pm in the Applied Technology Center, Auditorium, room 168. For registration, please contact Ms. Fawn Tobolic at 616-234-4280 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Learning Corners are in the news again this week. David Selmon and his team went to the annual Michigan Adult Education and Training Conference (MAETC) in Kalamazoo last week to receive an award for the work GRCC has done to educate adults through its No Worker Left Behind (NWWLB) demonstration grant. Susan Ledy, director of the Literacy Center of West Michigan (LCWM) , a valuable partner with GRCC in the grant, was also able to bring several of her staff. Renee Steel, vice president at Huntington Bank, the Wealthy Learning Corner’s original and still-strong partner, also attended.
Dianne Duthie, Director of Lifelong learning for the Michigan Department of Energy, Labor, &Economic Growth (DELEG), and Erica Nakfoor, also from DELEG, were on hand to present an award to partners who advanced the goals of the NWLB mission.
In the photo, left to right, are: Erica Nakfoor, DELEG; Linda Spoelman, GRCC; David Selmon, GRCC; Susan Ledy, LCWM; Dianne Duthie, DELEG; Kristin Ekkens, GRCC; Vera Grishkina, LCWM; Theresa Williams, GRCC; Renee Steel, Huntington Bank.
[Update: Phone Number Corrected] All employees with MESSA health care coverage will receive new MESSA ID cards in the mail in late May. The new ID cards must be used beginning July 1, 2010. Your existing cards should be used through June 30, 2010. Questions, call MESSA member service center at 800-336-0013 or 800-292-4910.
Grand Rapids Community College to raise tuition 5.9 percent
By Dave Murray | The Grand Rapids Press | May 11, 2010, 9:00AM
GRAND RAPIDS — Cuts in state aid and shrinking property taxes are prompting Grand Rapids Community College trustees to boost tuition by 5.9 percent this fall, the school’s highest jump in more than a decade. Administrators said they need the extra money to help plug a $3.6 million budget hole, and also plan to ask employees for wage or benefit concessions. (More)
GRCC plans work at DU campus
Elizabeth Slowik | Grand Rapids Business Journal | Published: May 10, 2010
Grand Rapids Community College has hired Beckering Advisor Inc. to oversee remodeling of the primary classroom building on the former Davenport University campus in Grand Rapids. (More)
2010 Whitehall High School top 10 seniors
Posted: 5-10-2010 | White Lake Beacon
Whitehall High School has named its top 10 scholars for the Class of 2010. […] Alexandra Annese, daughter of Tony and Christine Annese, plans to attend Grand Rapids Community College and major in education. (More)