Art & Bev’s Bistro Specials: 6/2/10-6/4/10

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  • chicken salad BLT sandwich on wheat 4.00
  • pulled pork sandwich & warm potato salad 5.00
  • deluxe nachos 4.00
  • soups: tortilla & potato bacon


  • hot pastrami honey mustard sandwich on rye swirl 4.00
  • italian sub with pasta salad 5.00
  • calzones 4.00
  • soups: peppered crab & chicken noodle


  • Caribbean jerk chicken sandwich 4.00
  • ½ pound BLT sandwich with summer fruit salad 5.00
  • red pepper hummus pizza sticks with cucumber sauce 3.00
  • soups: clam chowder & chicken wild rice

We are pleased to serve you, and we thank you for choosing Art & Bev’s where your patronage helps in our learning. Art & Bev’s is a Student Run Enterprise.

Condolences to Dr. Ender and Family

Update: Information Added Regarding Contributions

Dr. Ender’s mother passed away peacefully on Thursday afternoon.  Please keep Dr. Ender and his family in your thoughts and prayers.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to:
Bon Secours Hospice
8580 Magellan Pky
Richmond, VA 23227

“Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh” to Benefit the GRCC Older Learner Center

See a Great Musical at a Discounted Rate and Benefit the GRCC Older Learner Center!

The Jewish Theater Grand Rapids will host a benefit performance of the Allan Sherman musical “Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh” on Wednesday, June 16, 2010 at 8:00 PM in Spectrum Theater. General admission for this benefit performance is $5.00 at the door. All proceeds from this performance will benefit the GRCC Older Learner Center Scholarship Fund. The GRCC Older Learner Center provides research-based educational outreach on key issues related to aging, and caregiving; offers individuals 45 and older opportunities for life-long learning and life enrichment; present professional development opportunities to individuals serving aging populations within the community; as well as partner and coordinate community-wide aging education through the use of television, public forums, conferences, events, and written materials.

College Channel Special Programming 6/1/10-6/13/10

GRCC’s cable channel has a new slate of programming including: Cooking with Angus # 81 Founders Brewery, GRCC Board of Trustees Meeting May, 2010, World Affairs Council of Western Michigan “Peacebuilding Tools: Military Might Doesn’t Always Do It,” Race & Ethnicity 2010: Lisa Gloege, Ph. D. “The Economics of Anti-Discrimination Law,” Teacher Education Pathways: Gifted Children, Race and Ethnicity 2010: Marie Price “Immigration in a Global Age: Cities, Ethnicity, and the Politics of Place,” Best Practices in Social Media presented by Derek DeVries (GRCC) … and more.

To view the full list (and streaming video of some programs), visit

GRCC Faculty Mary Bayer Published in Textbook

Adventures, Fantasy and Dreams in Children's LiteratureGRCC English faculty Mary Bayer recently contributed a chapter to a textbook about children’s literature.  The text, Adventures, Fantasy and Dreams in Children’s Literature, was published by Linton Atlantic Books and is available on

Those interested in receiving a copy to review for use in their classes may contact Ms. Kate Kemball, Associate Editor – Forum on Public Policy.

For more information, visit Linton Atlantic Books.

GRCC in the News: 5/28/10-6/1/10

GRCC, Equest Center team up to offer more riding therapy for disabled children
By Dave Murray | The Grand Rapids Press | May 29, 2010, 12:39PM

GRAND RAPIDS — Children with disabilities will get more opportunities for therapy on horseback as Grand Rapids Community College students team up with a Rockford-area riding center. Students in the college’s green construction program have spent the past several months repairing a vacant home and two barns at the Equest Center for Therapeutic Riding, and students in other disciplines are working with center clients as part of a three-year partnership.  (More)

Frymier wraps up MSU career
Posted: Friday, May 28, 2010 12:15 pm | By John Kennett

Kurtis Frymier’s baseball career at Michigan State came to an end last weekend — but not before the Midland High graduate left his mark on the Spartans’ record book. […] At the regional tournament, Grand Rapids Community College‘s Jason Hockemeyer was voted to the All-Tournament team. The former Meridian star batted .500 (6-for-12), scored three times, and drove in six runs in four games.  (More)

Summer Job Market Not Ideal For Students
by Lauren Amstutz | Up North Live | Posted: 05.27.2010 at 12:48 AM

TRAVERSE CITY — College students who once had their pick of summer work that offered both professional experience and a paycheck are finding this year’s market one of the toughest they’ve ever faced. With summer approaching employees at Michigan Works in Traverse City are now seeing their fair share of college students, some frustrated with the job hunt. […] Andrew Dunscombe, a sophomore at Grand Rapids Community College finally landed a summer job at Soft Car Wash. During his search for employment the competition was tough.  (More)

Jewelry bonds artist, wearer, instructor says
By Jennifer Ackerman-Haywood | The Grand Rapids Press | May 30, 2010, 4:40AM

As an art history instructor, Carrie Hofmann-Cruce is not satisfied with simply looking at art.
“I hate art museums for the most part because I would always try to get close to look at the brush work, and you’re not allowed to get close to paintings,” she said, explaining what led her to pursue jewelry as her art medium of choice when she’s not busy teaching art history and appreciation classes as an adjunct professor at Kellogg Community College in Battle Creek. […] Hofmann-Cruce, 35, grew up in Wyoming with “handy” parents. She studied graphic design at Grand Rapids Community College before heading to the University of Michigan to study art history with particular emphasis in Islamic, Asian and Indian art.  (More)