GRCC In the News, 2-4-15

Banquet Honors Giants in Grand Rapids African-American Community

Feb. 3, 2015; (Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan newsletter)

Recognizing individuals and organizations who contribute to a better Grand Rapids is the aim of the Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC) Giants Awards.

Heritage Theatre announces shows for 25th anniversary season

Feb. 3, 2015; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — The season lineup for the Heritage Theatre Group’s 2015 season was announced at a gala over the weekend that also celebrated the theater’s 25th year anniversary.

… All performances are held at GRCC Spectrum Theatre, 160 Fountain St. NE, at 8 p.m. Tickets for all shows are $15 each until May 1, then $20 each on the Heritage Theatre Group website at

Changes made to policies

Changes were recently made to several college policies:


Revised Policy 12.8 Events on Campus and Amplified Sound (revised) Policy Section 12.0 Subsection 12.8

Effective February 3, 2015

  • The appeal process has been eliminated, as the Provost decision is final.
  • Changed the number of weeks to submit the original request from five to four.
  • Changed the notification of all staff to the appropriate staff.
  • Added the Lakeshore Campus to the Policy.

Revised Policy 15.1 Personally Identifiable Information(revised) Policy Section 15.0 Subsection 15.1

Effective February 3, 2015

  • Replaced “All electronic files that contain Protected PII will reside within a GRCC information system. Do not store PII on the S: or J: network drives.” With “All electronic files that contain Protected PII will reside within a protected GRCC information system location.”

100 Ways to Give: Equity Affairs, Diversity Learning, Older Learner centers team up to help ABO students

The Bob and Aleicia Woodrick Diversity Learning Center, Office of Equity Affairs and the Older Learner Center are collaborating on a #100WaystoGive project to collect items for students in Alpha Beta Omega. You can see a list of needed items in the flier below.

To see the full list of 100 Ways to Give projects, click here. When getting involved, don’t forget to share it on social media by using #GRCC100years and #100waystogive on Twitter and Instagram, and “Grand Rapids Community College” on Facebook.