MESSA – ABC Plan 1 Insurance Meeting

All union employees are welcomed to attend the MESSA – ABC Plan 1 insurance meeting Monday, October 15th from 11:30 – 12:30, in the Science Calkins Center Auditorium. MESSA will review one of their new ABC Plans – which are being considered as an additional health care plan for all union employees.

The Armen Awards – With A Twist!

We’ve added a twist! During the Fall semester, teams of faculty, students and community organizations will come together to design service learning projects that equally align course outcomes and institutional learning outcomes with community partner needs.  Each team will submit their service learning project proposal between the months of October and November 2012 with the goal of implementing the service learning projects during the Winter 2013 semester. Visit or read the points of interest handout for more information.

Prizes are given to first, second, and third place teams presented at the Armen Awards Celebration event on Friday, April 26th, 2013.
1st Prize $3,000
2nd Prize $1,500
3rd Prize $750

GRCC In The News 10-5-12

Spectrum Health System elects two new board members
Holland Sentinel Oct 04, 2012 @ 04:30 PM
The Spectrum Health System Board of Directors has elected Steven C. Ender, Ph.D., and M. Ashraf Mansour, M.D., to three-year terms.

Grand Rapids Community College to receive $166,000 federal science grant
The Grand Rapids Press October 04, 2012 at 2:43 PM
GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Grand Rapids Community College’s chemistry program is getting a boost, thanks to a federal grant that will be used to purchase new equipment, train faculty and hold summer camps for high school students.

Heritage Hill homes might be charged fee to build Pleasant Park
The Grand Rapids Press October 04, 2012 at 11:21 AM
Landowners in a city neighborhood lauded this week as one of the country’s “great places” might pay a fee to fund public green space….Bliss joined Mayor George Heartwell and some residents Wednesday at Grand Rapids Community College to celebrate Heritage Hill’s designation as one of 10 great neighborhoods by the American Planning Association.

Criminal Justice Expert Gives Insight into Minds of Fugitives
FOX 17 News October 2, 2012
The DOC says two men on the run from the law may now be on the run with their girlfriends, while new leads also suggest they may have left the state. Local law enforcement experts like Jodi Richhart, who is the Police Academy Director at GRCC, say the men are desperate and dangerous.