GRCC In the News, 2-27-15

Craft beer program, virtual welding machines: How GRCC will spend $2.9 million state grant

Feb. 27, 2015; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Grand Rapids Community College will use a $2.9 million state grant to buy new equipment and expand its workforce development programs, an investment administrators say will benefit students as they train for jobs in high demand fields.

MEDC grant delivers $2.9 million to GRCC

Feb. 26, 2015; WZZM

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WZZM) — Grand Rapids Community College can start a new craft beer program, thanks to a multi-million dollar grant.

GRCC play ‘From White Plains’ tackles bullying issues

Feb. 26, 2015; WZZM

GRAND RAPIDS (WZZM) — Grand Rapids Community College’s theater department is performing a play that focuses on bullying, compassion and suicide.

Changes coming to Curriculog usernames and passwords

Attention Curriculog users:

On Monday, March 2nd, shortly after 11 AM, the username and password you use currently to access Curriculog will change to your campus network username and password, which is the same username and password you use to log onto your GRCC computer, Blackboard, and GRCC email. From that point on, your Curriculog username and password will stay in sync with your campus computer username and password. Please contact the IT Customer Support Desk at ext. 4357 if you have any questions about this.

Campus Police to conduct training exercise on March 5

The GRCC Police Department will be conducting a training exercise on Thursday March 5 from 9:00 am-12:00 pm at the Administration building on the Devos campus. There will be a large police presence at and near the building. The building and part of the parking lot will roped off during the exercise. Police officers as well as police academy students will be in the parking lot to help facilitate parking needs. All cars will need to enter and exit through the north driveway off of Prospect Ave. That driveway will remain open during the exercise. Staff needing to access the Sneden lot through the Admin parking lot will still be able to do so. From 10:00 am to 11:00 pm there will be limited access to the administration building. Please work with the police officers and the academy students during this time if you need to access the building.

Please contact Officer Tom Stasiak (ext 2320) with any questions.

Sabbatical applications due March 12

Could you use a period of reflection and renewal while exploring new ideas and opportunities which will reaffirm your passion for your discipline and contribute to the Mission of Grand Rapids Community College? Consider applying for a Sabbatical, the College’s most prestigious scholarly professional development opportunity.

2015-16 Sabbaticals are due March 12, 2015

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