GRCC In the News, 10-3-14

GRCC lecture by MSU cardiologist to focus on cholesterol, heart attacks and strokes

Oct. 2, 2014; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – A lecture at Grand Rapids Community College will focus on the role cholesterol plays in heart attacks and strokes.


Silver Line: Is it living up to the hype?

Oct. 2, 2014; WoodTV8

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — The Silver Line has been running through metro Grand Rapids for more than a month, and Rapid officials said things are going well so far.

…She said the Rapid is seeing a lot of Grand Rapids Community College students and Spectrum Health employees riding the Silver Line.

Study away information session schedule

Angiola Gabriel, a current Grad Student from GVSU will be facilitating sessions designed to provide general information around study away opportunities at GRCC and how students can participate.

Thursday, October 9th 10-11am and 1-2pm, Cook Building/Room 108, Room 220
Thursday, October 16th 1-2pm, Cook Building/Room 220
Thursday, October 23rd 1-2pm, Cook Building/Room 220
Thursday, October 30th 1-2pm, Cook Building/Room 220

The photos from Nursing AD 248/258 clinical students and faculty in Costa Rica last summer. HU 219 classes will travel to Germany, Italy, France and Belgium this summer, and AD 248/258 will be going back to Costa Rica.


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Security threat for Apple computers

GRCC IT has identified a security threat that affects the bash terminal for Apple computers. The vulnerability, also known as Shellshock, affects most Linux and Unix systems. For more information concerning the threat please see

If you have a college owned Mac, please schedule a service appointment with the help desk (x3688) so that we can patch your system. If you have a personally owned Mac please apply the Shellshock security update

Fall menu special at the Heritage next week

The Heritage is hosting a Fall Menu Special on October 7th (Tuesday) and 8th (Wednesday). This menu includes a four course meal for $13.95! Please call 3700 to make a reservation.

Soup: Acorn and butternut squash soup, with crème fraiche and toasted pumpkin seeds

Salad: Salad of caramelized walnuts, roasted fresh pears, crisp apples, and arugula with a grain mustard Stilton dressing

Hot Plates: Cinnamon and Thyme pot roasted pork loin, served on a root vegetable hash, creamy Yukon gold potatoes, apple pumpkin butter, and Calvados Au Jus

Dessert: Apple Normandy Table side

$13.95 per person.