Actors Theatre Mustaches Itself at Spectrum Theater – Photo

Mustache Yourself - Artprize

Actors’ Theatre board president Dawn Highhouse (left) and actor Tory O’Haire (from GRCC’s current production of” RUST”) posed at ArtPrize’s “Mustache Yourself” at the opening night reception.

“Mustache Yourself” will be in the Spectrum Theater lobby through Sunday, October 9 – all are invited to visit the theater and get their picture taken.

New Administrator Code of Ethics Policy

GRCC has a new Administrator Code of Ethics policy Effective October 4, 2011.  Here are the important details:

  • Applies to all administrators, Vice Presidents and President.
  • Patterned after Faculty Code of Ethics previously adopted by the Academic Governing Council.
  • The Code is aspirational, educational and regulatory.
  • The Code addresses administrators’ responsibilities to guard the institution’s academic mission and to serve as good stewards of the College’s resources.

The full text of the policy is available here. (.doc)

GRCC in the News – 10/6/11

What’s the ‘next explosion’ in Grand Rapids’ growth?
Published: Thursday, October 06, 2011, 7:07 AM | Nate Reens | The Grand Rapids Press

GRAND RAPIDS – Suzanne Schulz, admittedly, dreams big. Large enough to consider how to position Grand Rapids to accommodate the next $1 billion of growth along the Medical Mile without losing a residential feel that would invite people to set up house close to work and educational opportunities. […] Linking those areas, which include the health industry and Grand Rapids Community College, with downtown’s center is huge, she says.  (More)

West Michigan school districts’ student ‘Count Day’ suggests more economic stability
Published: Thursday, October 06, 2011, 6:23 AM | Monica Scott | The Grand Rapids Press

GRAND RAPIDS — Some school superintendents who saw proof of fuller classrooms on Wednesday — the fall Count Day used to calculate per-pupil state aid — attribute the increase to a better, more stable housing market. […] The district picked up more than 80 new students through its new high school completion program with Grand Rapids Community College that targets dropouts.  (More)