GRCC In the News, 1-22-16

Cornerstone tackles future after athletic administration cuts

Jan. 21, 2016; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS — It has not been the best week for Cornerstone athletics, which announced a major shakeup in its administrative staff and future loss of its top conference rival.

… Cornerstone’s overall fall enrollment of 2,775 was a 5.8 percent decrease. That’s similar to the downturns experienced at Davenport (11,835 in fall 2010 to 8,494 in spring 2015) and Grand Rapids Community College (14,938, a 5 percent decrease from fall of 2014).

Vanderbilt hires new special teams coach

Jan. 21; 2016; The Tennessean

Former Eastern Michigan head coach Jeff Genyk has been hired as Vanderbilt’s new special teams coordinator and running backs coach.



… 1990-91: Grand Rapids Community College (QBs)


Keaton Krupa promoted to director of Dining Services

Dan Zehr, Director of Dining Service has announced he will be leaving Grand Rapids Community College later in February. Dan will continue his food service career with Creative Dining Service at Hope College. Dan will continue to serve GRCC until that time. We wish Dan the best in his new endeavors!

The GRCC Dining Team would like to announce Keaton Krupa, current Service Manager in Dining Services has been promoted as the Director of Dining Services. Keaton will oversee the dining operation for the Raider Grill, Sneden Café, Quiet Café, and catering services.

Dan and Keaton will work together the next month during this transition to ensure the level of service expected remains consistent and high. We congratulate Keaton on his new position. Keaton can be reached at 234-4167. His email is

Business Department to hold Advising Days

Business Department Advising Days will take place 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. January 25 and 26 at the Meijer Center for Business (second floor of the Main Building).

Business faculty  members will discuss GRCC degree requirements in class and answer questions. A GRCC counseling representative will be available in the Meijer Center for Business to answer student questions.

This is a great opportunity to talk with your professor or the counseling representative about course requirements to obtain your associate degree at GRCC or transfer requirements.