Monday’s open forum with Lisa Frieburger (a candidate for the position of Vice President for Finance & Administration) is now available as streaming video for those unable to attend:
[Media Technologies’ Klass Kwant noted: “Compliments to her composure at @ 20 minutes in when it sounded like we were being invaded by a Black Hawk squadron.”]
Thanks to GRCC’s Media Technologies department, the 2011 Commencement Ceremony is now available as streaming video on the college’s YouTube channel:
2011 World Quest champs Pictured in the front row Dorothy Mapes, Lisa Gloege and Heather Forrest. Standing are Keith St. Clair, Gordan Virusic, Roger Schlosser, Mike DeVivo and Yan Bai.
Congratulations to GRCC’s World Quest Team for taking first place at this year’s competition held at Aquinas College. The team comprised of members of the Social Science Department competed against teams from local colleges, businesses and community organization in answering 100 questions regarding international geography, economics, history, and political science. GRCC also won the event in 2007, and finished second last year.
Pictured in the front row Dorothy Mapes, Lisa Gloege and Heather Forrest. Standing are Keith St. Clair, Gordan Virusic, Roger Schlosser, Mike DeVivo and Yan Bai.
Anyone parking in the Lyon Street Ramp should be aware that the ramp is to be steam cleaned beginning Monday, May 16th in the student area and then hopefully Wednesday or Thursday they will move down to the staff area.
Remember to park AWAY from the steel cables in the middle of the ramp.
GRCC’s Heritage Restaurant (run by students of the Secchia Institute for Culinary Education) will be open for lunch this summer. The hours will be the same: Tuesday through Friday from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Please call 3700 for a reservation.
In light of the current budget situation, the Social Security Administration is no longer mailing out annual earnings statements to workers. Employees can estimate their retirement benefits using the “Retirement Estimator” on their website www.ssa.gov
Here’s Tina’s Two Minutes – Week 3 the Keller Futures Center project:
Tina’s Two Minutes – Week 3
In this video, Tina Hoxie, Dean of Students, gives an update on the GRCC Career Services project that the Keller Futures Center is currently working on. This week, project participants brought back information from interviews with over 450 end users and created needs statements based on their research. Tina encourages faculty and staff to visit the project’s Facebook page to answer three questions related to career development to further aid in this research. Please visit the Facebook page this week.
(Corrected) “Thank you so much for your kind words, cards and support during this difficult time with the loss of my mother. Words cannot begin to express how much I appreciate your kindness and thoughtfulness.”
– Liz Tyrell
Employee Professional Development & Enrichment is offering three Excel Learning Opportunities for intermediate and advanced users during May & June.
Excel: Working with Functions and Formulas
Tuesday, May 24, 2011 1-3 p.m.
This is an advanced class in Excel. Participants must have a working knowledge and feel fairly comfortable in Excel to be prepared for this class. Participants will explore and learn how to use formulas and functions, work with names, ranges, and array formulas.
Excel: Managing Tables
Thursday, June 2, 2011 9-11 a.m.
This is an intermediate class in Excel. Participants must have a working knowledge and feel fairly comfortable in Excel to be prepared for this class. Participants will explore and learn how to work with tables, records, fields and filters. Participants will also learn how to use Excel as a Database.
Excel: Advanced Excel Tasks
Tuesday, June 14, 2011 9-11 a.m.
This is an advanced class in Excel. Participants must have an intermediate level working knowledge in Excel to be prepared for this class. Participants will learn how to create and use shared workbooks, use custom auto fill lists, use the VLOOKUP function. Also included is linking, consolidating and combing workbooks and using macros.
Register for these sessions at www.grcc.edu/currentlearning