Yesterday, GRCC employees from across campus gathered in the Student Center’s Multipurpose room for a Garden Oasis-themed farewell to one of the longest-serving employees at the college – Marianne Pierson. If you work at GRCC – you’re undoubtedly familiar with her kind and helpful demeanor which has served students so well over the past several decades. She is an asset that will be greatly missed. For a full gallery of photos, click here.
GRCC is proud to host the State of Michigan Ride Your Motorcycle To Work Day. A press conference will be held with Motorcycles arriving on the top of Ransom Parking lot between 10:30 – 1:00 pm, Monday June 21. Note: The noise level could affect your work space for a short period of time – please plan accordingly.
Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land and Dr. Ender kick off the fun day. Stop on up to the ramp for food and fun and special awards and surprises!
The phone system will be down for maintenance later this evening, June 21st. Phones at the Tassell M-TEC will go down briefly at 10:00 p.m., and the entire system will go down at 11:00 p.m. Maintenance is expected to be completed by 1:00 a.m. Tuesday morning.
GRCC salary study pushed back to mid-September as consultants seek wage, benefit data from peer schools
Published: Thursday, June 17, 2010, 7:20 PM
A study that could lead to some Grand Rapids Community College salaries being frozen is being delayed until mid-September as consultants continue to gather and analyze information from other colleges. President Steven Ender created a stir shortly after arriving by saying some of the college’s salaries are “approaching being excessive and unsustainable” and commissioned a study to see how wages and benefits compare to those offered at other state and regional schools. (More)
Our view: Erie community college ready to move forward
Published: June 18. 2010 12:01AM | GoErie
Owens Community College in Toledo, Ohio, enrolled 13 students in its first solar class in 2004. Since then, according to USA Today, Owens has trained 255 solar installers for a region that is refashioning itself from a glassmaking center to a solar energy hub. Grand Rapids Community College in Michigan recently signed a licensing agreement with companies from Spain and the United Kingdom to teach wind turbine safety. Those earning safety certificates will have job opportunities worldwide, the college says. (More)