ESP needs your help in collecting 100 books for “Books for Bedtime” book drive


One of the community outreach projects ESP is doing this year will start on Tuesday, September 9 and run through October 17. In honor of GRCC’s 100th anniversary, GRCC ESP members would like your help in collecting 100 new and gently used children’s books for “Books for Bedtime.” The Literacy Center of West Michigan will distribute the books to families in its Family Literacy Program, Family Futures, D.A. Blodgett-St John’s and GR Initiative for Leaders. If you’d like to give new or gently used books (up to 9th grade level) to “Books for Bedtime,” please drop them off at the following sites: Enrollment Center, Student Success Center (Sneden Hall), Library (1st floor-Circulation Desk), Tassell MTEC, and Student Life.

SSPD Grants: September 2014 Funding Opportunity

The deadline for the submission of grant applications for the Support Staff Professional Development (SSPD) program is 4:30 p.m., September 19, 2014. The SSPD application packet and SSPD Guidelines are available in the GRCC Internal Grants area of the Grants Office website at Please note that applications must include a Supervisor’s Approval Form, a budget form and budget documentation. If you have any questions about SSPD grants, please contact Lisa Dopke, Associate Director of Grants & Resource Development at 234-3340 or

Good luck!