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Daily Archives: January 12, 2012
Print Solutions Quick Copy Form Updated
Print Solutions has recently updated it’s quick copy form. To ensure that your orders are processed correctly, we will no longer be accepting any old forms with your orders. Please make sure you are using the most up to date form when turning in your orders. You may find an electronic copy at the Print Solutions home page or you may pick up hard copies at our office which is located on G-1 of Main.
Raider Salute to the Radiological Technology Department
Deb Nordman from the Rad Tech program sent in this salute:
The Rad Tech Program Director would like to thank Julie Lackscheide, Jeff Lloyd, Joel Rescoe, and Mike Kasperlik for the many additional hours worked and students served during the fall semester.
As a result of their teamwork and dedication, the program has received a variety of new curriculum ideas, suggestions for additional teaching aids and best of all…appreciative students!
Thank you so much for an outstanding job!
Inclement Weather Policy Update – New Service Added
Winter is Predicted to Return to West Michigan.
Please take a moment today to familiarize yourself with GRCC’s inclement weather procedures and the related messaging, which can be found at grcc.edu/weather.
Also, please remember that the inclement weather policy now allows for a morning weather delay. In the event of a weather delay, employees report at 10:00 AM, and classes that begin at 11:30 AM or later will be held as scheduled.
In the event of inclement weather, GRCC will communicate via email, text message, website announcement, social media sites and local media outlets.
NEW! In addition to the above mentioned methods of communication, employees will also receive a robo-call to the telephone number on record with Human Resources. This call is an automatic phone message generated from our emergency communication system. The phone number that will be displayed is 616.234.4722.
To sign up for text messaging, please log in to Blackboard and navigate to “Mobile Preferences” under the Tools menu.
GRCC Players Present T Bone N Weasel – Video
Check out this promo for the GRCC Players production of “T Bone N Weasel,” slated to run January 12-14, 2012:
For tickets or more information call 616-234-3946.
GRCC in the News – 1/12/12
Houseman Field minus Grand Rapids Community College
Submitted by Kal Kamyszek | Wednesday, January 11th, 2012, 4:01pm
With the recent announcement that GRCC would no longer be having a football team, a thought comes to mind about the future of Houseman Field. I do know it is used each year for the John Bos Track Meet but do not know if the track is used by any schools on a regular basis. (More)
Alumni call GRCC football’s end ‘cruel, unprofessional’
Published: Thursday, January 12, 2012, 8:59 AM | Grand Rapids Press
GRAND RAPIDS — When news about the demise of Grand Rapids Community College’s football program reached Tom Ainsworth, he thought back to his days playing baseball there in the 1970s and how it led him and, later, his son, to four-year schools. (More)
GRCC administrators say cutting football program was all about cost
Published: Wednesday, January 11, 2012, 10:36 AM | Grand Rapids Press
GRAND RAPIDS — A day after announcing the end of Grand Rapids Community College’s football program, administrators at the school said they still see athletics as a valuable part of the college’s mission and will continue to support the school’s teams in other sports. (More)