GRCC in the News – 4/30/12

Fiesta 2012: Latino culture is American culture
By MEGAN SCHMIDT | The Holland Sentinel | Posted Apr 27, 2012 @ 11:08 PM

Holland — Galileo Galilei, Leonardo DaVinci, Martin Luther — all are considered great thinkers and doers, profiled as heroes in most history books found in American classrooms. [… Caption] Grand Rapids Community College student Ernest Ray plays trumpet with members of his school’s mariachi band Saturday at the Holland Civic Center.  (More)

Jimmy Jackson leads KVCC baseball team to big sweep over Grand Rapids CC
Published: Friday, April 27, 2012, 10:02 AM | Grand Rapids Press

Last week, the Kalamazoo Valley Community College baseball team suffered a disappointing doubleheader sweep at Kellogg CC. On Thursday at Grand Rapids CC, the Cougars turned the tables.  (More)

Muskegon Community College roundup: Softball team posts sweep
Published: Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 10:27 PM | Grand Rapids Press

MUSKEGON, MI – Strong pitching and hitting carried the Muskegon Community College softball team to a doubleheader sweep Tuesday. The hosts Jayhawks rolled to an 8-0 win in five innings in Game 1 and a 20-1 rout in four innings in Game 2 against Glen Oaks Community College.  (More)

Summer Construction on Campus in ATC and Walkway Bridges

The start of summer session also signals the beginning of many facility maintenance and improvement projects. There are two projects that will be starting immediately:

  • ATC Renovations: A new demonstration kitchen for the Secchia Institute and a Molecular Diagnostics lab for Ferris State University will be constructed on the first floor.
  • Campus Walk-way Bridges: Repairs and maintenance on our walk-way bridges will occur. All bridges are scheduled to remain passable during the maintenance work. If that changes, we will alert you.

Learning Opportunities from Staff Development 5/2/12-5/23/12

Do you still need Continuing Education credits for 2011-12? There are plenty of great learning opportunities scheduled in the month of May. We’re confident that you’ll find one that catches your eye!

Nonverbal Communication
Wed May 2, 2012 | 10:00 AM-12:00 PM | 214 Sneden

People communicate with more than words. Other means of communication include movement, posture, gestures, eye contact, facial expressions, tone of voice, and use of space and time. Participants will learn how to control their nonverbal communications to make their communications more effective. Continue reading