Jeremy Manning is the first Customer Service Golden Trophy Award Winner

Jeremy Manning is the first recipient of the Facilities “Golden Trophy,” a trophy that acknowledges “award-worth” efforts.  He was nominated by Fennis for his willingness to quickly respond to a request to unlock a door.  He heard Fennis receive the request on the radio and quickly replied that he was in the area and could handle it – efficient customer service and a time saver for Fennis!  Congratulations, Jeremy! IMG_0101

Raider Salute to Printing and Graphics

“They are wonderful.  Polite to work with and extremely helpful and reasonably priced.  Everyone on campus should take advantage of our printing services on Campus.  They even have a graphic designer that will help you design invitations and such.  🙂 Great service GRCC provides their employees.”

-Robin Kritzman

GRCC In the News, 5-9-14

Girlfriend remembers Coopersville man killed in crash as happy person: ‘He just had a glow’

May 8, 2014; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — When Emily McCoy thinks of her late boyfriend, Michael Aguilar, she remembers how his whole body would move when he laughed because he laughed so hard.


Catalyst Radio: Noorthoek Academy’s family event Big Step Walk fundraiser is Saturday

May 9, 2014; The Rapidian

In this episode of Catalyst Radio we feature the nonprofit Noorthoek Academy, and the May 10th fundraiser, Big Step Walk. Noorthoek Academy partners with Grand Rapids Community College to provide a college experience in the arts and sciences for special needs adults.


Sattler family legacy coming to an end for Byron Center boys track program

May 9, 2014; MLive

BYRON CENTER – In the six years Greg Reinstein has been coaching Byron Center boys track, he’s been fortunate enough to have been around some pretty good runners.

…Phil is planning to study something in the biology field at Grand Rapids Community College for two years and then transfer to a bigger school after that.


Donations sought for foster care children

Children entering foster care often arrive with no belongings.

D. A. Blodgett­­—St. John’s tries to give each child a “care bag” containing items they can immediately call their own upon moving into their foster home. The information below provides suggestions on how to organize care bags. Generally, it is helpful to fill a back pack or duffel bag with the items.

The Grants and Resource Development Department is collecting items for D. A. Blodgett—St. John’s home. Our goal is to put together 100 foster kids care bags for our community service project in celebration of GRCC’s 100th year.

We will be collecting the items listed below between May 1st and July 31st, 2014.

Special Need-Baby Bags Suggested Contents:

  • diapers/wipes.
  • bibs.
  • 1 outfit.
  • baby bath.
  • receiving blanket.
  • onesies.
  • socks.
  • sleeper.
  • baby lotion.
  • baby washcloths.

General Care Bag Suggested Contents:

It is helpful to create bags for ages 2-4, 3-5, and 6-9, for girls and boys

  • 2 pair socks (or package).
  • 2 pair of underwear (or package) (older boys prefer boxers).
  • sweat suit or pajamas.
  • backpacks or duffel bags.
  • soap/shampoo.
  • comb/brush.
  • deodorant.
  • toothpast/toothbrushes.
  • feminine hygiene products for teenage girls.
  • age-appropriate toy, stuffed animal, game or other fun item.

Contact: Delicia Wilondja at x2122 or with questions or if you need more information.

Drop off location: Grants and Resource Development Department, College Park Plaza-Annex.