The GRCC Admissions and Financial Aid offices hosted a financial aid night at Ottawa Hills high school on Thursday, February 17, 2011. Students received assistance completing the FAFSA from GRCC staff members. 19 families were served during the event.
These photos are from Dr. Steve Wagner’s presentation today on Finding, Landing, and Thriving in a Job that You Love as part of the 2010 – 2011 Psychology Department Speakers Series. A capacity crowd filled the ATC auditorium to hear the lecture.
YouTube video of the presentation will soon be available at the the psychology department website www.grcc.edu/psychology
Thanks to GRCC’s Media Technologies Department, video of Diversity Lecture Series Speaker Ta-Nehisi Coates is now available on YouTube. They have published not only his lecture “A Deeper Black: The Meaning of Race in the Age of Obama” – but a conversation with GRCC faculty member Mursalata Muhammad:
Heart monitor undergoing national clinical trial may have saved West Michigan musician’s life
Published: Friday, February 18, 2011, 7:43 AM | Jeffrey Kaczmarczyk | The GR Press
GRAND RAPIDS — Michael Crawford was on stage of Muskegon’s Frauenthal Center, playing one of the toughest solos for double bass in the orchestral repertoire, when he came to a brief pause and felt vibrations near his inner tuxedo pocket where he might carry his cell phone. […] In early February last year, he was teaching a double bass lesson at Grand Rapids Community College when he suddenly doubled over with what felt like indigestion, except he also was sweating profusely. (More)
School officials: State budget cuts are ‘more than we can bear’
Published: Friday, February 18, 2011, 8:00 AM | Monica Scott The Grand Rapids Press
GRAND RAPIDS – A day after hearing Gov. Rick Snyder’s budget plans, area school superintendents are still blasting his call for deep cuts to student funding, calling it “more than our districts can bear.” […] Grand Rapids Community College leaders said last year that state aid accounted for 16 percent of their $100 million budget, with property taxes making up 29 percent. (More)
Grand Valley State University leaders on Snyder cuts: ‘We all knew this day was coming’
Published: Thursday, February 17, 2011, 2:05 PM | Dave Murray | The Grand Rapids Press
Gov. Rick Snyder’s proposed cuts to state universities shouldn’t be a surprise, Grand Valley State University leaders say, but they hope lawmakers can spend the year creating a new system to fund high education based on results. […] Grand Rapids Community College leaders said last year that state aid accounts for 16 percent of their $100 million budget, and property taxes account for 29 percent. (More)