IT Notification about Adobe Flash

In order to improve security, Mozilla Firefox has recently blocked Adobe Flash by default for versions and lower.

A newly released version of Flash has been packaged and deployed to all GRCC workstations to eliminate any potential issues related to previous versions.

Should you notice that any sites utilizing Adobe Flash are not working for you please contact IT Customer Support at 234-4357.

Glass replacement project begins on Monday

The glass panels in the stair tower between the Main and Cook building will be replaced on all 5 floors beginning Monday, July 20th. That entrance to the buildings will be closed for two weeks to allow the work to occur. Fencing will be installed first thing Monday morning.

While the work is occurring, the accessible building entrance from the Commons level is the G2 entrance at the south end of the Main building.

Interior access between Main and Cook through the stair tower will remain open.

Registration has started for Summer Teaching Institute

Attention GRCC Faculty:

YOU are invited to join us at GRCC’s 10th Annual Summer Teaching Institute! Although you are welcome to attend every session, you may also pick and choose to register for individual sessions. For more information, check out the video below.

Here is the agenda for this year. For the full session descriptions, please visit the Summer Teaching Institute website (

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Morning Session, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Blackboard Basics & Beyond, Co-facilitators: Chad Sytsma & Tony Dykema-VanderArk

Afternoon Session, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Grading & Assessments in Blackboard, Co-facilitators: Tony Dykema-VanderArk & Chad Sytsma

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Morning Session, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Teaching with Video, Co-facilitators: Garry Brand & Meegan Willi

Afternoon Session, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Teaching Naked, Co-facilitators: Jeremy Osborn & Garry Brand

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Morning Session, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Pulling it All Together – Crafting a Good Course, Co-facilitators: Meegan Willi, Chad Sytsma, Garry Brand, Jeremy Osborn, & Tony Dykema-VanderArk

Afternoon Session, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Building an Engaging Class From Day 1, Co-facilitators: Deb Vilmont & Mursalata Muhammad

Registration is now open! Visit to register for these sessions. For assistance with registration, please contact the CTE at 234-2278 or