GRCC In the News, 8-1-14

All but six GRCC faculty complete new evaluation system, awarded $683,445 in salary increases

July 31, 2014; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – All but six of Grand Rapids Community College’s 238 full-time faculty successfully completed a new, more rigorous evaluation system that ties pay increases to performance, administrators said.

Restaurant Week returns to Grand Rapids with locally inspired menus August 13 through 24

July 31, 2014; MLive

It will be extra hard to find rumbling stomachs in Grand Rapids Aug. 13 through 24 when Restaurant Week GR is ordered up.

… Throughout Restaurant Week GR, not only will hungry diners be filling their stomachs, but also contributing to a student scholarship fund at Secchia Institute for Culinary Education at Grand Rapids Community College. For every Restaurant Week meal sold, one dollar will be donated to the scholarship fund.

Triumph Music Academy offers an innovative take on music lessons

July 28, 2014;

Go ahead and holster your witty comparisons to Jack Black and the movie School of Rock when you are around James Hughes he’s heard them before.

… Triumph does put its students on display, though, with annual showcases. These started in the live room at Guitar Center before moving to the music school at Grand Rapids Community College, and, most recently, Wealthy Theatre.