GRCC in the News – 5/25/11

CEO summit to focus on innovation, sustainability
By Staff reports | The Holland Sentinel | Posted May 24, 2011 @ 04:24 PM

Grand Rapids, MI — CEOs will convene to discuss practices that could alter the way employees are hired, trained and promoted. Pathways to Prosperity Employer Business Summit will be 8 a.m. to noon Thursday, according to a release from Grand Rapids Community College.  (More)

OK, which college presidents are NOT retiring?
Published: Tuesday, May 24, 2011, 5:28 PM  | Dave Murray | The Grand Rapids Press

GRAND RAPIDS – Thomas Haas says he’s bucking the trend. So is Rick Pappas. […] Davenport University’s Richard Pappas and Grand Rapids Community College’s Steven Ender are the most recent additions to the presidents’ table, and they’re staying put. (More)

Aquinas College leaders to Juan Olivarez: ‘Welcome home’
Published: Tuesday, May 24, 2011, 12:28 PM  | Dave Murray | The Grand Rapids Press

GRAND RAPIDS – Juan Olivarez said be broke the news to his 91-year-old father that he’d be returning to Aquinas College after more 40 years, this time as president instead of the nervous freshman from Gary, Ind. […] Olivarez, 61, a former Grand Rapids Public Schools teacher and Grand Rapids Community College president, returns to the city after serving for three years as president and CEO of the Kalamazoo Community Foundation. (More)

Aquinas names Olivarez as new president – He graduated from there in 1971
Tuesday, 24 May 2011, 10:33 AM EDT

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – Aquinas College announced Tuesday that Juan Olivarez, Ph.D., has accepted the position as its new president.  (More)

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