GRCC In the News, 3-7-16

Michigan Street Corridor plan complete

March 4, 2016; Grand Rapids Business Journal

The Michigan Street Corridor officially has a plan for future development within its district.

… The plan is a culmination of nearly three years of work involving stakeholders who supported the Michigan Street Corridor Plan, including: the city of Grand Rapids, Frey Foundation, Grand Rapids Community College, Grand Rapids Community Foundation, Grand Rapids Smart Zone Authority, Grand Valley Metropolitan Council, Grand Valley State University, Michigan State University, Spectrum Health, North Monroe Business District and HUD Sustainable Communities.

College basketball in Port St. Joe this Saturday

March 4, 2016; WOYS 100.5 FM

College baseball Saturday at Port St. Joe. The Gulf Coast State College Commodores will host the Raiders of Grand Rapids Community College from Grand Rapids, Michigan, on Saturday at Centennial Field. It’s double header that starts at 1 p.m. eastern time. ADMISSION IS FREE!! Let’s pack the bleachers.

LaughFest: A Community-Wide Festival of Laughter

March 4, 2016; Women’s Lifestyle

Gilda’s Club has been the catalyst that pulls Grand Rapids from the winter blues since it launched in March 2011. This year, LaughFest returns to raise more laughter with new shows and signature activities that engage the community in hilarity for the health of it.

… GRCC Ford Fieldhouse (111 Lyon St. NE)

IIPD Grants: Funding Opportunity

The deadline for the submission of grant applications for the Instructional Improvement & Professional Development (IIPD) Grants program is 4:30 p.m., March 18, 2016. Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications electronically. The IIPD application packet and IIPD Guidelines are available in the GRCC Internal Grants area of the Grants Office website at

Please note that applications must include a Supervisor’s Approval form, a budget form and budget documentation. If you have any questions about IIPD grants, please contact Judith Larsen, Director, Grants and Resource Development Department, at 234-3910 or Good luck!

Campus Dining spring break hours

Campus Dining’s retail locations (The Raider Grille, The Quiet Cafe & The Sneden Cafe) will be closed March 7th – March 11th and will reopen during the regular business hours on Monday, March 14th.

Our department will be available during Spring Break for all of you Catering needs! The Catering On-line Order Form can be found at