CLS 100 Instructor Training – Photos


The FYE- CLS 100 Instructor Training took place May 11 and 14. Gilda Gely, Lynnae Selberg, John Cowles, Eric Mullen, Nan Schichtel, Pat Missad, Mugi (Patrick) Kamau, Andre Fields, Steven Beauclair, and Ric Underhile each represented various resources throughout campus for this important orientation and training event. CLS 100 is a two credit First-Year Experience (FYE) course, which prepares students to be successful in college and in life.

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Highlights of the Revised GRCC ESP Code of Ethics Policy

ESP Code of Ethics: Created to detail professional standards of conduct for Education Service Professionals at GRCC.

  • New policy which details principles of appropriate conduct expected of all ESP members.
  • Provides rationale for each principle.
  • Provides a process for reporting concerns regarding non-compliance with the policy

The full policy is available here: 6.22 Educational Support Professionals’ Code of Ethics

Highlights of the Revised GRCC Firearms Explosives or Weapons Policy

Firearms, Explosives or Weapons: The policy committee reviewed this policy and determined that simplifying the policy language would provide a clear understanding that weapons of any kind are prohibited on campus.

  • Changed title to “Firearms, Explosives or Weapons”
  • Removed language that created ambiguity relating to restrictions of weapons on campus
  • Included definition of a firearm

The full policy is available here: 14.2 Firearms, Explosives or Weapons

GRCC in the News – 5/16/12

Comstock Park baseball coach joins small, prestigious club after winning his 500th career game
Steve Kaminski | Grand Rapids Press | May 15, 2012 9:25 p.m.

The 500 Club has a new member. Comstock Park baseball coach Tim Johnson earned his 500th career victory when his Panthers defeated host Sparta 7-2 in the opening game of Tuesday’s doubleheader. […] Johnson also has served as an assistant football coach at Grand Rapids Community College for the past 25 years. That position was terminated earlier this year when the school canceled the program, however, Johnson said he is hoping to remain in the game.  (More)

Update Your Account and Confirm Your Beneficiary

The Office of Retirement Services will be sending out email’s asking members to confirm their beneficiary, verify years of service and review the most recent Member Statement.

When you receive this communication please take a few minutes and go and log in to ensure that this information is accurate.

You have any questions regarding please feel free to contact the payroll department at extensions 4018, 3965 or 4038.

August: Osage County Opens This Week

August: Osage County

The  Actors’ Theatre production of August: Osage County by Tracy Letts opens this week Thursday May 17, 2012 and runs May 17-19 & 24-26 at 7pm.

Dad has vanished… Mom is addicted to prescription pills… Three sisters, each harboring shady secrets… The large Weston family comes together when Dad disappears, and the homestead explodes in a storm of repressed truths and unsettling secrets. August: Osage County unflinchingly—and uproariously—exposes a Midwestern American family…and its dark side!Winner of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

Call 234-3946, go here or visit for more information.

Getting the Most out of Excel 2010

Learning Opportunity from Staff Development today: If you are not familiar with all of the new tools available with Microsoft Excel 2010, or would like to hone your skills, please join us this afternoon. No need to pre-register today.

Getting the Most out of Excel 2010
Wed May 16, 2012 | 1:00-2:00 PM | 351 Main

Webinar: Explore how Excel 2010 takes advantage of a new, results-oriented user interface that provides easy access to powerful productivity tools, offers a larger workspace, and delivers faster performance. This presentation will demonstrate useful tips and tricks about new features and timesavers to help in your day-to-day work with Microsoft Excel.