GRCC In the News, 12-12-14

GRCC names new provost

Dec. 11, 2014; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Laurie Chesley, dean of Grand Rapids Community College’s school of arts and sciences, will take over as the school’s provost.

‘Out of the blue,’ against the odds, one man’s journey to dream job

Dec. 11, 2014; MLive

MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, MI — Derrick Johnson was attending Grand Rapids Community College and struggling to pay his bills, when he picked an obscure profession out of a list: Water plant manager.

Raider Salute to all who helped with Holiday Breakfast

A Raider Salute from Julie Otte:

Huge Shout Out and High Five to the employees at the Ford Fieldhouse, Media Technologies and Creative Dining for all of their tireless help and work to make the Holiday Breakfast a success! It’s a little-known fact that it takes an entire village to put on a Holiday Breakfast – and I’m so grateful for those who helped!

100 Ways to Give: Radiologic Technology Program


For the college’s 100-year celebration, the Radiologic Technology Program’s first- and second-year students collected and donated “100 Items to Warm Your Bones” for the 100 Ways to Give project. The 100 items were donated to the Mel Trotter Ministries and were handed out to the public in need of winter clothing items.

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Dental Assisting Club holds sale today

Dental Assisting Club Toothbrush and Crest Professional Whitestrip Sale:

We have adult and children’s Oral B toothbrushes for sale – $10.00/dozen or $5.00/ 1/2 dozen

Crest Professional Whitestrips (can’t buy in a retail store – 4 times stronger than retail) – $30.00

They will be available to pick up in the Dental Clinic – 3rd Floor Cook on Friday December 12, from 9:30 am – 2:00 only. Or until they sell out.

Checks made out to GRCC or cash accepted.