GRCC In the News, 12-18-15

Gov. Rick Snyder makes reappointment to the Board of Barber Examiners

Dec. 18, 2015; (state website)

LANSING, Mich. — Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the reappointment of Kelly Mitchell, of Grand Rapids, to the Board of Barber Examiners.

… Mitchell has been with Multi-Automatic Tool & Supply Co. for over 14 years as a sales professional in office management. She is the current outreach vice chair for the Michigan Republican Party, is an at-large member for the Michigan Republican State Party Executive Committee, and a member of the Michigan Conservative Energy Leadership Council. Mitchell earned an associate’s degree from Grand Rapids Community College and a bachelor’s degree in organizational management from Spring Arbor University.

Inside the Game presented by Classic Auto Wash: Saints-Lions connections


… .Saints Wide Receivers Coach John Morton played at Grand Rapids Community College and then played at Western Michigan from 1992-92

Grand Rapids Sister City: Spotlight on Perugia, Italy

12/18/15 (Grand Rapids Convention & Visitors Bureau website)

Grand Rapids is proud to sing, “we are family” with sister city Perugia, Italy. The Cittă Gemelle relationship established in 1993, made Perugia the third of Grand Rapids five sister cities.

… This past summer, Chef Angus Campbell from the Secchia Institute of Culinary Arts at Grand Rapids Community College was able to visit Perugia to explore the wonderful flavors their city has to offer!

Blackboard to get upgrade on January 4

On January 4th from 4:00 AM – 8:00 AM, Blackboard will be upgraded to the latest release. During this time Blackboard will be unavailable. This upgrade is primarily bug fixes with the exception of the Goal Performance Dashboard.

Information regarding the Goal Performance Dashboard can be found at

All updates for this release can be found at

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