Archive for February 15, 2017

GRCC In the News, 2-15-17

February 15, 2017

“News at Daybreak”

Feb. 15, 2017; WOOD TV

You may be able to find a job today or tomorrow at the Grand Rapids Community College job fair

Plan for your future: Ferris-Grand Rapids spring open house event

Feb. 13, 2017; WOTV

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich (WOTV) — Earning your degree is one giant leap forward for your future. Take the first step and join Ferris State University for their Spring Open House on February 23rd. At the fabulous Applied Technology Center located in Downtown Grand Rapids, attendees will be introduced to everything Ferris Grand Rapids has to offer:

…  A 25-year partnership with Grand Rapids Community College that can help you cut the cost of your degree in half.

Policies updated

February 15, 2017

The following policies have been updated or added and recently approved:

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For more information, see the policy website.

Snack pantry is open

February 15, 2017

The free snack pantry is open on the Student Center’s third floor. Thanks to everyone for the donations; please feel free to drop additional items off at the College Success and Retention office, and they’ll be added to the pantry.

Cardio dance class canceled for Feb. 16

February 15, 2017

Cardio Dance has been canceled for Thursday evening, Feb. 16. We apologize for any inconvenience

GRCC employees can get discounts on movie tickets and more

February 15, 2017

Employees are now able to use Ticket Monster Perks, an entertainment benefit platform that offers exclusive discounts on hotels, sports, concerts, theater, and movie tickets and theme park tickets. If you are interested in purchasing tickets at discounted rates please visit:

Transfer reps to take part in today’s Business Cafe

February 15, 2017

On Wednesday, Feb. 15, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., associate professor of business Brent Spitler, counselor and associate professor Sarah Rose, and representatives from several universities will be on hand to meet with students. This event will kick off in the Business Tutorial Lab (201 Cook) and students will directed to meet with university reps from there.

Transferring to a four-year institution is exciting but it can be a daunting process. To help students through the transition, GRCC has a number of resources available. This session, part of the Business Cafe series, will help put students in contact with some of the many business transfer resources at their disposal. In addition to GRCC faculty and staff, a number of partner institutions will have business program representatives there to help.  Universities represented will include:

The Business Café series consists of drop-in conversations held throughout the semester by Business Department faculty. Each session has a different topic, but all are centered on the theme of academic advising. Coffee and snacks are provided at all meetings. You can find more details about our upcoming sessions on our webpage.