GRCC In the News, 8-15-16

100-plus degree temp forces GRCC to cancel classes at Ford Fieldhouse

Aug. 12, 2016; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Grand Rapids Community College announced Friday morning that all classes in its Ford Fieldhouse are canceled for the day due to extreme heat.

Daybreak Saturday

Aug. 13, 2016; WOOD TV

A leader in the Grand Rapids Latino community will be laid to rest this morning. Martin Morales died Monday from surgery complications. … In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Martin Morales Scholarship Fund at Grand Rapids Community College.

Wounded Warriors hit a home run in Fond du Lac

Aug. 13, 2016; Fond du Lac Reporter (Wis.)

FOND DU LAC – Back in 2009, the mother of a local Marine who was injured in a roadside bombing in Afghanistan said she had faith her son would one day walk, even run again.

… Wege, of rural Campbellsport, and Army veteran Saul Bosquez, of Brownsville, have played on the team since it was founded in 2011. Shortstop Bosquez lost his lower left leg and two right toes to an improvised explosive device in 2007 while patrolling in Iraq. He played high school, American Legion and two seasons of junior college baseball at Grand Rapids Community College before joining the Army.



Online sale scheduled for August 18

Grand Rapids Community College will be hosting an Online Sale on August 18. This sale, running from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., will feature retired College technology and resources including laptops, desktops, monitors, electronics, lost & found items, and many others! A specific inventory listing will be available the day of the sale.

The online sale may be accessed by visiting GRCC’s Online Store Please keep in mind that no inventory will be displayed until 7 am. For more information please visit GRCC’s Purchasing Department website

Disclaimer: Grand Rapids Community College does not guarantee complete sets. All items will be sold as is. Inventory must be picked up the following day of the sale. Purchased items must be removed from the college campus within two weeks from date of sale as indicated above (by appt).

Interviews set for this week 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