9th Annual Summer Teaching Institute

Next week, The Center for Teaching Excellence and Distance Learning & Instructional Technologies will be hosting The 9th Annual Summer Teaching Institute. Over the course of three days, there will be seven workshops available for faculty to attend as they gear up for the fall semester, and one lucky participant will win a Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920.

Attendees receive one entry into the drawing for each session they attend. You can receive up to five entries!

Registration is required for each session, visit grcc.edu/ctereg to get started.

Screening Committee Training

Another GRCC Screening Committee Training session has been added to the Staff Development schedule on Friday August 15th from 9-11 a.m. in Room 103 Sneden.
If you have not previously attended a session, and require training, please register online at http://www.grcc.edu/staffdevelopment/currentlearningopportunitiesregistration or call Staff Development at ext. 4285.

Bostwick Ramp Employee Entrance Closed

The staff entrance to the Bostwick Parking Ramp is scheduled to be closed from Aug. 11 to 14 for cleaning. Employees who park in Bostwick should use the Fountain Street entrance, at the bottom of the ramp, by taking a ticket. To exit, use the staff exit on the bottom level of the ramp using your raider card. Thank your patience and cooperation.

GRCC In the News, 8-5-14

In West Michigan’s booming tech scene, talent is the final piece of the puzzle

7/31/14 Rapid Growth Media

If you talk to West Michigan technology employers and entrepreneurs frequently, as we do at Rapid Growth Media, youll hear one refrain that pops up again and again: Talent. As in, we need more of it. … After their initial talks, Right Place and Michigan Works! quickly expanded their circle of partners to include the current core of the West Michigan Tech Talent team: OST, Spectrum Health, Atomic Object, Collective Idea, New Horizons, Kent ISD, GRCC, GVSU, Service Express, Inc., Elevator Up, and The Factory.


GRCC and Davenport sign agreement for students to continue on in health-care studies
8/4/14 Mlive.com
A new agreement between Grand Rapids Community College and Davenport University is allowing medical assistant program students to transfer more easily to continue their health-related studies.

Grand Cocktail stirs public vote
8/4/14 Grand Rapids Business Journal
A cocktail-themed tease by Restaurant Week GR is starting tomorrow. Experience Grand Rapids is leading up to the annual food celebration with the Grand Cocktail Peoples Choice competition for the Best Woodford Summer Cocktail and the Best Woodford Old Fashioned…. A dollar from each Restaurant Week meal sold will be donated to a scholarship fund at the Secchia Institute for Culinary Education at Grand Rapids Community College.