Blackboard Transaction System Will be Down for Maintenance Next Week (5/13/11)

[Updated] The Blackboard Transaction system will be taken down next week Friday, 5/13/2011 at 5:30 p.m. for a required update. All door and parking access will continue to work, however printing will be down during this maintenance window. This update will be completed by 6:30 p.m.

[It had earlier been reported that the printing network would be down, then subsequently that Blackboard would be down tonight – that information was in error.]

GRCC in the News – 5/6/11

New GRCC athletic director Charlie Wells says budget constraints will be biggest challenge
Published: Friday, May 06, 2011, 9:30 AM | Brian VanOchten | The Grand Rapids Press

GRAND RAPIDS — I had the opportunity to sit down with newly appointed Grand Rapids Community College athletic director Charlie Wells for a one-on-one discussion in his first week on the job. Wells, 53, is a former Grand Rapids Junior College national champion wrestler, longtime wrestling coach at the school and a full-time instructor in the wellness department at his alma mater.  (More)

TEDx Grand Rapids is sold out, more than 530 will attend inaugural event
Published: Thursday, May 05, 2011, 11:58 AM | Cami Reister | The Grand Rapids Press

If you didn’t get your invite to next week’s TEDx Grand Rapids event, you’re out of luck. “We are all sold out,” lead organizer Steve Frazee said Thursday. […] The daylong event includes lunch at nearby Grand Rapids Community College and a special display of technological gadgets and other innovations at Active Site across Division Avenue from the Civic.  (More)