GRCC In the News, 8-11-16

GRCC students get educated on beer, brewing for industry jobs

Aug. 10, 2016; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Grand Rapids Community College student Sheldon Korcal says he’s been hooked on craft beer since downing one of Founder’s Brewing Company’s flagship beers – the Dirty Bastard scotch-style ale.

Fundraising campaign underway for man who lost his van/home in a fire

Aug. 10, 2016; Grand Haven Tribune

It’s been an emotional week for a Grand Rapids man whose classic van burned in an unintentional display for hundreds of people at Grand Haven State Park on Aug. 3.

… (Joe) Henderson graduated from Grand Rapids Christian High School and has a graphic arts degree from Grand Rapids Community College.

News 8 Daybreak

Aug. 11, 2016; WOOD TV

Today, the Grand Rapids man accused of killing a woman on the Grand Rapids Community College campus earlier this year will be in court, according to court documents.

College names board members

Aug. 10, 2016; Grand Rapids Business Journal

A local college has appointed three new board members.

… (James) Rabaut is a partner at Warner, Norcross & Judd, where hes also chair of the firms real estate services group. He has served as a guest lecturer on business law at Aquinas and is an adjunct professor of real estate law at Grand Rapids Community College. He earned both his bachelor’s degree and J.D. at the University of Michigan.


Interviews set for library director candidates

The interview committee for the Director, Library and Learning Commons position would like to extend an invite for you to attend and provide input for the candidate presentations on the following dates:

  • Wednesday, August 17 –  11 – 11:30 am, LRC 206
  • Wednesday, August 17 – 3:45 – 4:15 pm, LRC 206
  • Thursday, August 18 – 11:15 – 12:15 pm, LRC 206
  • Friday, August 19 – 11:15 – 11:45 am, LRC 206
  • Tuesday, August 23 – 2:15 – 2:45 pm, LRC 206

Presenters needed for writing conference

This year, the English Department is hosting the fifth Who Cares? Why Bother? Real Writing for Real People conference:

Wednesday, October 5, and Thursday, October 6, 2016.

Would you like to present? 

Help us teach our students the value of writing in various fields, and share the writing skills required in the professional world.

If you are willing to participate, please fill out the response form and email it to Nora Neill at by Friday, August 12.

See you in the ATC in October!