Daily Archives: April 13, 2012
Dr. Ender to Participate in Live Chat on Bond Proposal
GRCC President Steven Ender will be participating in a live chat with the community to answer questions from the public about the May 8 bond proposal. Mlive/GRPress is hosting and coordinating the event. It will take place Monday, April 16, from 9-10AM.
New Time for Commencement This Year
Commencement will be held Friday, April 27 at 6 PM this year in the Fieldhouse. Please note new time!
GRCC Adjunct Earns WZZM’s My Favorite Teacher Award
S: Drive Changes Postponed
GRCC In The News – 4/13/2012
Report of Suspicious Item Evacuates Floor at GRCC Building – Text Alert sent to students, situation cleared
William Frederick | FOX 17 News Producer | 9:25 p.m. EDT, April 12, 2012
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.— Police at Grand Rapids Community College evacuated a floor of the ATC building Thursday evening after a report of a suspicious item. Campus police were alerted around 6:40 p.m. and evacuated one floor. A text alert was sent to students as a precaution.
Former coach of Grand Rapids Rampage resurfaces with Ferris State
Published: Thursday, April 12, 2012, 5:17 PM | Muskegon Chronicle
BIG RAPIDS, MI. – Sparky McEwen, the former coach of the now-defunct Grand Rapids Rampage in the Arena Football League, will coach receivers at Ferris State, the university announced Thursday. The hiring of McEwen, a Creston graduate, completes the staff of first-year coach Tony Annese, who came from Grand Rapids Community College. McEwen will also be involved in alumni relations with the program.
Summer enrollment down 16 percent at Grand Rapids Community College
Published: Thursday, April 12, 2012, 3:21 PM | Grand Rapids Press
GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Fewer students are expected to take classes this summer at Grand Rapids Community College – and administrators say a reduction in funding for training displaced workers may be partially to blame.
Question of the Day: Should Muskegon Community College have a football team?
Published: Thursday, April 12, 2012, 7:05 AM | Muskegon Chronicle
This question was suggested by a Chronicle reader responding to a post about what it would take to get Muskegon pulling together. […] I think MCC should have a football team. GRCC just ended its program and I think we need something to fill that vacuum. We have a lot of talented kids/teams in Muskegon County and only a few go on to college and play.
RaiderCard System Update 4/15/12
On Sunday, April 15, 2012 from 1PM until 6PM the RaiderCard system will undergo a software upgrade. During the upgrade the following services will be unavailable:
- Student and Staff printing
- RaiderCard online deposit
- Vending and RaiderCard deposit machines
Door access and Staff parking will NOT be affected by the upgrade.
Please contact Paulo Teles (email@example.com) if you have any questions or concerns about the upgrade.
Updates to Sexual Misconduct Policy
Sexual Misconduct Policy: Recent Federal guidance regarding Title IX requires Colleges to identify a Title IX Compliance Officer, adopt procedures to minimize the risk of sexual misconduct and respond appropriately when sexual misconduct occurs. GRCC has modified our Sexual Harassment Policy to address these requirements.
- Changed title to “Sexual Misconduct Policy”
- Added descriptions of sexual misconduct
- Added sentence to section A of IX Definitions which describes who may be affected by sexual misconduct
- Added Section I to IX Definitions which provides further examples of sexual misconduct
- Added #3 to Section A of X Procedures stating that complaints from students will be investigated by the Conduct Office consistent with the process established in the Student Code of Conduct.
- Added sentence to #5 of Section C of X Procedures stating that the validity of a complaint involving a student shall be determined in accordance with the process set forth in the Student Code of Conduct .
Contact the Office of General Counsel with any questions or concerns. View the policy here.