26th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Peace March and Celebration Program

On January 16, 2012 we invite you to participate in our 26th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Peace March and Celebration Program. The peace march will begin at the Ford Fieldhouse at 12:00pm and a short program featuring local elementary, middle and high schools, as well as the GRCC Choir and Jazz Orchestra will follow.

This year GRCC is continuing its partnership with the Kids’ Food Basket to help end the fight of childhood hunger in greater Grand Rapids. Kids’ Food Basket will be collecting the following items at the MLK Event: 100% juice boxes, peanut butter, pudding/fruit cups, and cracker packs. If you would like to donate items to the Kids’ Food Basket but are not able to make it to the program, donations can be dropped off in Student Life.

GRCC in the News – 1/13/12

Northview football coach Rob Zeitman leaving to join coaching staff at college in Michigan
Published: Thursday, January 12, 2012, 5:14 PM | Grand Rapids Press

After five seasons of leading the Northview football program, coach Rob Zeitman recently stepped down to pursue a collegiate coaching career. “My plan is to help out the Ferris State University program in the fall,” Zeitman said. Ferris State recently hired former Grand Rapids Community College and Muskegon Big Reds coach Tony Annese to lead its program. Zeitman coached with Annese from 2001-2004 at Muskegon.   (More)

Facebook and inappropriate contact – Social media creates paper trail, authorities say
Thursday, 12 Jan 2012, 5:01 PM EST | By Dani Carlson

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – In several recent cases in West Michigan, people in authority — teachers, staff members, etc. — have been accused of sending inappropriate messages on social media sites to students. 24 Hour News 8 asked the experts Thursday if websites like Facebook are causing more incidents like those. […] Grand Rapids Community College Communications and Technology Manager Derek DeVries said no. “It’s probably most important to get back to the basics and link any social media policy back the existing policies,” said DeVries. “It’s very difficult to craft social media policy given that it’s changing all the time and there are so many different permutations.   (More)

Print Solutions Quick Copy Form Update Reminder

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.