IT maintenance scheduled for May 30

This Saturday, May 30th, intermittent network outages are to be expected at the Thompson MTEC, Tassel MTEC, and Midtown Center. Work will being at 6:00 AM and is to be completed by 6:00 AM on Sunday, May 31.

Outages may last as long as five minutes at a time.

Any future updates will be posted at: Also available through,,, and

Got PD?

If you are short on your professional development for 2014-15, there are still a few learning opportunities on the Staff Development calendar:

  • 8 Heart Healthy Diet Tips – Thu June 11th from 10:30-11:30 AM in Room 103 Sneden
  • Use Intelligence to Build Your Career – Tue June 16th from 12-2 PM in Room 302E, DeVos Center, GVSU GR Campus
  • Building Accountability – Tue June 23rd from 9-11 AM in Room 103 Sneden
  • Fast, Fresh & Fabulous – Fri June 26th from 1-2:30 PM in Room 130 ATC

Online registration is available at or by calling Staff Development at ext. 4285.

Also, there are literally hundreds of learning opportunities available 24/7 through SkillPort eLearning. You can access SkillPort online at

Register now for Advanced Manufacturing series

GRCC’s Advanced Manufacturing Series is an introduction or update for those in manufacturing or interested in manufacturing. You may take one workshop or a combination of workshops.

Core courses include:

  • Lean Manufacturing Overview.
  • Blueprint Reading for Manufacturing 1.
  • Basic Metrology and Measurement System Error.
  • Problem Solving – 8 Steps and 5 Whys.

Elective courses include:

  • Manufacturing Terminology, Processes, and Practices.
  • Blueprint Reading for Manufacturing 2.
  • Working Better in Teams.
  • Quality Products and Quality Management Systems.
  • Statistical Process Control – SPC 1 (elective).
  • Statistical Process Control – SPC 2 (elective).

For details or to register, click here.

Photos from GRCC Scholarship Golf Outing

Another year is in the books. Wednesday, May 20th, we held the GRCC Scholarship Golf Outing (formerly the Flanagan Golf Outing) at Thousand Oaks Golf Club. Thank you to everyone who helped support the outing — from golfing, donating raffle items, to buying raffle tickets. Your support helps provide scholarship dollars for our students. THANK YOU!

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