GRCC In the News, 8-16-13

ArtPrize seeks 1,000 volunteers, hosts sign-up rally

Aug. 14, 2013; WZZM

GRAND RAPIDS (WZZM) — ArtPrize is looking for 1,000 volunteers to make the fifth annual competition a success.

A volunteer kickoff rally, sponsored by Grand Rapids Community College, was held Wednesday evening, offering interested volunteers a chance to sign up.

Founders beer, s’mores and more part of ArtPrize 2013 Volunteer Kickoff Rally

Aug. 15, 2013; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — ArtPrize, the exhibition, would be nothing without its artists. But ArtPrize, the event, would be nothing without its volunteers.

(Article doesn’t mention it, but GRCC sponsored the party.)

Forest Hills Fine Arts Center marks 10th year with 55-artist retrospective

Aug. 15, 2013; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Forest Hills Fine Arts Center’s 10th anniversary celebration welcomes Air Supply, Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt and the Addams Family Musical next season.

(Article doesn’t mention it, but GRCC alumnae Stephanie Schlatter and Stacy Niedzwiecki will have their art displayed as part of the anniversary celebration.)

VIDEO: Central Michigan’s Cody Kater striving to be at top of depth chart

Aug. 14, 2013; The Morning Sun (Mount Pleasant)

Cody Kater is a well-traveled college quarterback.

First, there was his commitment to Central Michigan when Butch Jones was the Chippewas’ head coach. Before ever officially being part of CMU’s roster, he followed Jones to Cincinnati, which he later said was a mistake. After a year there, he wound up at Grand Rapids Community College for a year where he led it to a perfect 11-0 record in 2011.

GRCC offices offer extended hours

Extended Service Hours!

Offices open until 6:30 p.m.
August 19-22 & August 26-29, 2013 (Monday through Thursday)

The Cashier’s Office, Counseling and Career Center, Enrollment Center, Financial Aid, Occupational and Disability Support, Student Life and Conduct and Student Records will be open until 6:30 p.m. to serve you!

RJG Master Molder class starts in September 2013

The RJG Master Molder Certification Series is designed for the process technician, engineer or manager who needs to understand and demonstrate injection-molding skills at the machine. Anyone responsible for implementing a processing strategy in a plant or anyone held accountable for quality-control issues is a prime candidate for this training.

GRCC RJG Master Molder I class starts September 5, 2013, and costs $3,195.  For more information, call (616) 234-3400 or click here.

Improve quality with Workforce Training courses

This fall, commit to improve quality through these courses offered through GRCC Workforce Training:

  • Process Based Auditing, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. September 17, 2013.
  • TS 16949 Internal Auditor, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. September 25 through 27.
  • ISO 14000 Internal Auditor, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. October 30 and 31.
  • Statistical Process Control – SPC I, 8 a.m. to noon November 13.
  • Statistical Process Control – SPC II, 8 a.m. to noon November 20.
  • ISO 13485 Internal Auditor, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. February 17 through 19, 2014.
  • AS 9100 Internal Auditor, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 10 through 12.

Classes are held at Tassell M-TEC, 622 Godfrey Ave. SW. To register, click here. For more information, call 234-3400.