1 adjunct, 3 colleges and a look inside the life of part-time professors
March 5, 2015; MLive
GRAND RAPIDS, MI – For Michael Miller, every minute counts.
… He’s teaching seven courses this semester – three at Grand Rapids Community College, two at Aquinas and two at Kendall College of Art and Design. Between the classwork, there’s lesson plans to craft, meetings to attend and lots of papers to grade.
10 events at LaughFest 2015 you don’t want to miss
March 4, 2015; MLive
GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Gilda’s LaughFest, the nation’s first-ever, community-wide festival of laughter opens Thursday for 10 days of mirth and merriment in West Michigan.
… FUNderwear Run – Victoria’s Secrets are secrets no longer at LaughFest’s FUNderwear Run through the streets of downtown wearing your underwear as outerwear over your running clothes. The 3.1 mile trek, at 10 a.m. March 8, is a fundraiser for Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids and ends with LaughFest’s “People and Pets” at Grand Rapids Community College’s Ford Fieldhouse.
Aquinas indoor track & field ready for Nationals
March 4, 2015; MLive
Geneva, OH- The Aquinas College indoor track & field team’s are ready to compete at this weekend’s NAIA Indoor National Championships, held in Geneva, Ohio. Coach Dave Wood will lead a group of 28 student-athletes down to the Spire Institute. The Saints will look for strong performances and personal bests in a variety of events.
… On the women’s side, Erika Heston (Haslett/Haslett) and Tori DeSira (Dewitt/GRCC) will compete in the 60 Meter Hurdles.
You may have heard that there is a group of us about to don our finest skivvies and run the streets of Grand Rapids, originating on our very own campus. No worries – it’s completely legal and a great way to support Gilda’s Club of Grand Rapids. Please join the GRCC community and donate to http://www.active.com/donate/funderwear2015/GRCCFaculty.
Gilda’s Club is a free cancer, grief, and emotional health support community of children, adults, families and friends and all proceeds we raise go directly to supporting the club.
As part of our fund raiser for Laughfest and Gilda’s Club, we have a dozen runners/walkers who will be taking part in the FUNDerwear Run 5k on Sunday through the streets of GR. The brave runners are:
Sean Mackey, Monica Stevens, Fred van Hartesveldt, Sarah Laycock, Katie Vander Meer, Michelle Allen, Ann Alexander, Christina McElwee, AndrewRozema, Rosario Montes-Sutton, Alejandro Saldivar, and Dan Groh!!!
Help support our community by donating now at http://www.active.com/donate/funderwear2015/GRCCFaculty
Thank you for your time and consideration. We’ve raised nearly $1,000 so far and are the top fund raiser for this event. We all need your support!
Sunday, March 8
GRCC Faculty FUNDerwear Run: The only time you can run in your underwear on campus…
Cesar Chavez will be honored March 19.
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.