GRCC In the News, 6-13-16

People in the Law, June 13, 2016

June 13, 2016; Michigan Lawyers Weekly

… Honors

… Dirk C. Hoffius of Varnum LLP was named Grand Rapids Community College’s 2016 Distinguished Alumnus.

How ‘Handshake’ is helping GRCC students, alumni secure jobs

June 10, 2016; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Grand Rapids Community College recently launched a new career services tool named Handshake that allows students and employers to make a direct connection.


GRCC Employees on the Move through June 13, 2016

Please welcome our new employees and congratulate those who have moved and been promoted.



John Stewart

Assistant Professor

Secchia Institute – Craft Brewing

Effective 5-9-16


Michael Helsel

Master Electrician


Effective 6-13-16


Rebecca Rahn

Financial Aid Functional Analyst

Financial Aid

Effective 6-13-16


Lauren Shirey

Support Professional

Child Development and Education

Effective 6-20-16


Pamela Miller

Associate Dean, Faculty Evaluation and Hiring

School of Workforce Development

Effective 6-28-16


Kelli Fedder

Assistant Professor

Dental Auxiliary




Sarah Laycock

From:          Student Success Coach (contingency position)

To:              Coordinator of Scholarships and State Financial Aid

Effective 6-13-16

Kristen Doneth

From:         Support Professional, Dean of Instructional Support

To:             Support Professional, Associate Dean of Operations, School of Arts & Sciences

Effective 6-20-16


Sally Zokoe

From:          Support Professional, Cashier’s Office

To:              Support Professional, Accounts Payable Clerk

Effective 6-27-16





Miriam Thompson

Professor, Library and Learning Commons

Effective 5-31-16



Retirement reception scheduled for June 14

Come help celebrate 191 years of GRCC service!!  On Tuesday, June 14th, from 11:30 – 1:30 in the ATC banquet rooms, we’re going to honor all of these folks in a single retirement reception!!  Please stop by for some refreshments and congratulate our friends and colleagues!!!

  • Cherry Scaturro – Finance & Administration
  • Jim Fox – Human Resources
  • Connie Crumpton-Armijo – Campus Police
  • Jane Mohr – Cashier’s Office
  • Oene Pomper – Facilities
  • Karen Tolhurst – Facilities
  • Gary Tolhurst – Facilities
  • Tom Smith – Facilities
  • Joe Huffman – GRCC Eprint