Looking for a Student to be the Editor of the Collegiate

The search is underway for a student leader with strong writing and editing skills to serve as editor of GRCC’s student newspaper, The Collegiate, during the 2012/13 academic year. This is a paid position and a great leadership experience for students going into journalism and other communications fields.

Please forward this opportunity to students you think would be great editor candidates. Interested students can email the new Collegiate Advisor, Jennifer Ackerman-Haywood, at jhaywood@grcc.edu to get an application and more information about this opportunity.

Applications must be turned in to the advisor by Wednesday, July 11, 2012. Applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview after July 11. The editor will be selected by Aug. 1.

GRCC in the News – 7/6/12

211 calls prompted cooling centers – Hottest stretch in decades
Thursday, 05 Jul 2012, 7:03 AM EDT | By Dani Carlson

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – When the Kent County 211 call center operators arrived for work Thursday, they knew it was going to be a busy day. […] The Ford Fieldhouse at Grand Rapids Community College was closed because of the heat, causing all scheduled events and activities to be canceled. The Fieldhouse is expected to reopen July 9.  (More)

Heat Wave Prompts GRCC To Close Ford Fieldhouse
Ryan Webber | FOX 17 Sr. Web Producer | 1:53 p.m. EDT, July 5, 2012

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich— Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC) has closed the Ford Fieldhouse effective immediately due to the current heat advisory. Heat index readings taken at the facility were over 100 degrees Thursday. The heat promoted GRCC officials to close the field house. They say, it will reopen on Monday July 9, 2012.  (More)

High temperatures lead to temporary closure of GRCC’s Ford Fieldhouse
Published: Thursday, July 05, 2012, 2:47 PM | Grand Rapids Press | By Brian McVicar

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — With the heat index at Grand Rapids Community College’s Ford Fieldhouse hovering above 100 degrees, the college has closed the building until next week.  (More)

GRCC: Ford Fieldhouse Closed Because of Heat
Greg Ghering, WOOD Radio News Team | Thursday, July 5, 2012

Grand Rapids Community College says the Ford Fieldhouse is temporarily closed because of the heat. Administrators say it felt hotter than 100 degrees in the facility. It will re-open Monday, July 9.  (More)