Learning Opportunities from Staff Development 10/3/11-10/14/11 – Link Fixed

[Link Fixed] Staff Development will be sponsoring the following sessions during the weeks of October 3, 2011 thru October 14, 2011.

For further information or to register for these sessions, go here: www.grcc.edu/currentlearning. You may also contact Staff Development at employeedevelopment@grcc.edu

Word 2010 – Basics
THU, 10/06/2011 09:00AM-11:00AM
351 Main

Power of Gratitude
THU, 10/06/2011 10:00AM-11:30AM
129 Main

CPR-AED Certification Renewal
FRI, 10/07/2011 03:30PM-05:30PM
Ford Fieldhouse – Pool Deck

Effective Facilitation Skills
MON, 10/10/20110 9:30AM-11:30AM
122 LRC

Basics for Supervisors
TUE, 10/11/2011 10:00AM-11:30AM or
THU, 10/13/2011 09:00AM-10:30AM
129 Main Continue reading

Fire Drills Scheduled for 10/6/11

On Thursday 10/6, (weather permitting) GRCC will practice fire drills on the main campus and at the Tassell M-TEC.

We will be timed on evacuation of the buildings and checked for doors left opened. Take a moment to plan your best evacuation route. Please assist in moving students out and away from the buildings.

These drills are in anticipation of the unannounced visit held by the Grand Rapid Rapids Fire department each fall.

Kudos to GRCC Thespians Nominated for Grand Awards – Updated

[Updated] Grand Awards honors excellence in Grand Rapids Community Theatre and supports the Combined Theatre Scholarship Fund. This year we are happy to announce the following nominations for GRCC Players and theater staff…

Congratulations to GRCC Players Grand Award Nominees:

  • Outstanding Production: End Days
  • Lead Actress: Sarah Anne Truskowski , End Days
  • Lead Actor: Jacob Loader, End Days
  • Supporting Actor: Henry Marcusse, End Days
  • Director: Tom Kaechele, End Days

Also congratulations to our GRCC Staff for getting the following nominations:

Nancy Wagner, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical for Hello Dolly at Civic Theatre
Catherine F. Dreher, Oustanding Lighting Design nomination for The Wizard of Oz and Hairspray (w/ Keith Oberfeld), both at Civic Theatre
Oustanding Production nomination: The Sweetest Swing in Baseball (directed by Michelle Urbane)

Actors’ Theatre took 18 nominations this year across the board.

Grand Awards takes place at Civic Theatre on Sunday, October 16 at 7pm. Interested in more information? “Like” Grand Awards on Facebook to stay in-the-know.

GRCC in the News 9/30/11

Grand Rapids Community College surpasses $15 million goal for renovations
Published: Thursday, September 29, 2011, 4:45 PM | Dave Murray | The Grand Rapids Press

GRAND RAPIDS – Grand Rapids Community College leaders say they’ve surpassed their $15 million goal to renovate buildings on two campuses.  The college is renaming one of the renovated buildings, Warren Hall on the DeVos Campus, after Stewart Edward White Hall, a writer whose lumber baron father, T. Stewart White, built the converted home in 1907. (More)

Theater: LCC’s Black Box explores dark subject
1:56 PM, Sep. 29, 2011

Any true student of fairy tales knows that most of the stories are dark and many tragic. They’re stories that in their original form are more likely to give a child nightmares than lure him to sleep. Many read like warning tales telling children that if they don’t behave, the Boogie Man will get them. [… Debora DeWitt] teaches at Grand Rapids Community College where she is the piano department chair.  (More)

Davenport, GRCC sign nursing deal
Wednesday, September 28, 2011 | 101 the Fox Radio

GRCC nursing students can now complete courses toward a bachelor’s degree at Davenport while continuing their classes at GRCC under an agreement signed Tuesday.  “Davenport University is proud to collaborate with GRCC as we contribute to a well trained workforce in the state of Michigan,” said Dr. Karen Daley, dean of Davenport University’s College of Health Professions, in a release.  (More)