Nursing students organize health fair at Raybrook Manor

Resident Enlightenment Academy for Living (REAL) from Raybrook Manor were privileged to have the GRCC nursing students hold a health fair at the Raybrook campus

Topics were presented by Grand Rapids Community College Practical Nursing students using displays and interactive, hands-on learning. Topics included:

  • Diabetes: Do you know your numbers? (Free finger-stick glucose testing)
  • Blood pressure: What’s good, bad, and ugly?
  • Free Blood pressure monitoring
  • Vaccines: Should you get the flu or pneumonia vaccine?
  • Other topics: Nutrition, Exercise, Memory Building, Eye disorders, Peripheral Neuropathy, and much more

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Campus Dining hours for Exam Week

Exam Week December 11th – December 15th

  • Raider Grille closed all week.
  • Monday 11th — Quiet Café and Sneden Cafe normal hours with breakfast in Quiet Café 7am-10am.
  • Tuesday 12th — Quiet Café 7am-4pm with breakfast 7am-10am; Sneden Café normal hours.
  • Wednesday 13th — Quiet Café 7am-1pm (limited menu option); Sneden Café closed.
  • Thursday 14th and Friday 15th — All retail operations closed.
  • Re-opening on January 8th, 2018.

Mathematics Seminar is today

The Grand Rapids Community College Mathematics Department is pleased to announce that it will host its final Mathematics Seminar of 2017 on Wednesday, December 6, 3:00-4:00 PM in 103 Cook.

Our speaker, GRCC Mathematics Instructor Alejandro Saldivar, will discuss a seemingly simple topic from geometry that leads to intriguing examples and unexpected consequences. For the title and abstract of Alejandro’s talk, please see below.

This presentation will appeal to a wide range of students and faculty; no previous mathematics background is required. All are welcome!

Pop and cookies will be served at 2:45 PM.

Reassembling Pieces of a Figure to Form Other Ones

Given two figures with the same area, can we always cut one into pieces so the pieces can be reassembled to form the second figure?  We investigate this question and provide some very interesting examples. This talk is suitable for an audience with a wide range of math backgrounds.