Photos: GRCC Peace Studies Conference Kicks Off

Yesterday, GRCC’s second annual Peace Studies Conference “Conflict Resolution: Challenges, Successes, and Failures of Supranational and International Organizations” kicked off in the Applied Technology Center.  The conference runs September 27-29, 2010 and features speakers from Africa, the Middle East, Ireland, and the U.S., as well as local and GRCC experts.

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GRCC in the News: 9/28/10

Reps from 66 colleges at fair – Chance for high schoolers to check out choices
By LISA ERMAK | The Holland Sentinel | Posted Sep 28, 2010 @ 05:30 AM

Holland, MI — Sixty-six colleges will be on hand for this year’s Holland Area College Fair. The fair on Thursday will run from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the DeVos Fieldhouse on Hope College’s campus. State universities to be on hand include Big Ten schools like the University of Michigan, Michigan State University and Ohio State University and smaller schools like Muskegon Community College and Grand Rapids Community College, as well as private schools such as Calvin, Saint Mary’s and Olivet.  (More)

Troubled economy drives record enrollment in Michigan colleges, especially community colleges
Published: Tuesday, September 28, 2010, 7:20 AM | Dave Murray | The Grand Rapids Press

GRAND RAPIDS — Mark Harger Jr. plans to study political science at one of the state’s public universities but, this fall, he is among the record enrollment at Grand Rapids Community College.  (More)

Print Solutions Working on Printer/Copier Errors

Since last week, the campus has been experiencing an error message on the printer/copiers around campus. There is a group looking at the situation and are working to determine why this is happening and how it can be fixed. In the mean time if you can copy in a different area or send your print/copy needs to Print Solutions, and they can assist you in getting what you need.

Wednesday: Peace Pole Dedication & Peace Pledge Banner Signing

As part of the Peace Studies Conference, a peace pledge banner is on display all day tomorrow (Wednesday, September 29, 2010) and all are invited to stop by between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Bostwick Commons and sign it.

In addition, there will be a dedication ceremony for a Peace Pole on campus conducted by GRCC President Dr. Steven Ender at 4:15 p.m. on Bostwick Commons right outside of the Main Building (the dedication should last around 15 minutes).

Learning Opportunities for Employees: 9/30/10-10/7/10

The following learning opportunities are being offered by Employee Professional Development & Enrichment

Thursday, September 30 – Bullying in the Workplace 3-4:30 p.m.

Friday, October 1 – Nonverbal Communication 9-11 a.m.

Monday, October 4 – One Book One College: Choosing Civility Discussion (Rules 1-12) 2-4 p.m. 122/124 ATC *

Tuesday, October 5

  • One Book One College” Choosing Civility Discussion (Rules 1-12) (;30-11:30 a.m. 118/120 ATC *
  • Identifying Strategic Direction 9-11 a.m.

Wednesday, October 6 & 20 – Communication Effectiveness I & II 9:30-11:30 a.m. (This is a 2 part course)

Thursday, October 7 – Measuring & Utilizing Indicators of Success 9:30-11 a.m.

For details or to register for any of these sessions, go to

* No pre-registration needed

Campus Dining Specials : 9/27/10 – 10/01/10

Campus Dining Specials : 9/27/10 – 10/01/10Monday : 9/27/10

Raider Grille –

  • Breakfast: Cranberry Walnut Griddle Cakes
  • Lunch Grille: Louisiana Bleus Burger
    Hot Express: Ball Park Bar
  • Quiet Café & Sneden Café Lunch Special: Chicken Taco Pizza

Tuesday : 9/28/10

  • Raider Grille –
    Breakfast: Sunshine Scramble
    Lunch Grille: Parmesan Chicken Wrap
    Hot Express: Nacho Siesta
    Quiet Café & Sneden Café – Lunch Special: Ham & Cheddar Grill

Wednesday : 9/29/10

  • Raider Grille –
    Breakfast: Strawberry Stuffed French Toast
    Lunch Grille: Meatloaf Sandwich
    Hot Express: Pasta Station
    Quiet Café & Sneden Café – Lunch Special: Beef Fajita Wrap

Thursday : 9/30/10

  • Raider Grille –
    Breakfast: Cheese Burger Omelet
    Lunch Grille: Mediterranean Chicken Sandwich
    Hot Express: Top Your Own Spud!
    Quiet Café & Sneden Café – Lunch Special: Chicken Pesto Panini

Friday: 10/1/10

  • Raider Grille –
    Breakfast: Make Your Own Belgian Waffle Bar!
    Lunch Grille: Chef’s Choice
    Hot Express: Belgian Waffle Bar
  • Quiet Café & Sneden Café – CLOSED

Art & Bev’s Weekly Specials: 9/28/10-10/1/10

Art & Bev’s Bistro specials for September 28, 2010 – October 1, 2010:


  • Grilled salmon with Pineapple Salsa, Cilantro Lime Rice $5.00
  • Grilled Bologna Sandwich on toasted white w/fries $3.75
  • Soups: Cream of Mushroom, Southwest Chili


  • Hot Wings with Blue Cheese and Celery, Fries $4.50
  • Baked Italian Veggie Sub with Fries $5.00
  • Soups :Vegetable Rice, Wisconsin Cheddar


  • Pasta Bar $5.00
  • Chicken Broccoli Quesadilla with garlic pesto oil $4.00
  • Soups: Bisque of Butternut Squash, Split Pea with Ham


  • Breakfast Pizza $4.00
  • California wrap $4.00
  • Soups: White Chicken Chili, Potato Bacon

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.