GRCC In the News, 6-15-18

Rockford Rotary Rick Ehinger Memorial Scholarship Winner Announced
6/14/18 The Rockford Squire
Rockford Rotary and Rockford High School are proud to announce this year’s recipients of the Rick Ehinger Memorial STRIVE scholarship.  Jared Smigiel will receive a $1,200 scholarship to be used at Grand Rapids Community College in the fall.  To date, over 100 seniors have participated in the STRIVE mentorship program, which has donated over $20,000 to Rockford seniors over the past 11 years.

Challenge Scholars experience college life
Eleventh graders from Union High School in Grand Rapids got a glimpse into the life of a college student when they attended a new summer camp in June at Grand Valley
… Queanna Jackson, who wants to become an actress or medical professional, said she plans to transfer to Grand Valley after attending Grand Rapids Community College for a few years.

123Net, Trivalent Group Partner To Double Fixed Wireless Internet Capacity At Grand Rapids Community College
GRAND RAPIDS — 123Net and Trivalent Group are teaming up to boost Grand Rapids Community College’s fixed wireless Internet capacity to 2 Gbps, one of 123Net’s highest capacity fixed wireless in West Michigan.

TODAY: Summer Canning Fun Class at 11:30 a.m.

Summer Canning Fun!

Today! Friday, June 15, 2018 (11:30 am – 1:00 pm)

Gardens are starting to take shape and grow delicious seasonal vegetables. What better time than now to learn how to successfully preserve their bounty. The Canning Diva® will facilitate a two-hour workshop teaching the basics of home canning, dehydrating and proper long-term storage methods. Additionally, the workshop will provide a hands-on opportunity to learn the art and craft of home canning. This is an instructional and participative class where you can help prep foods we are canning. Each participant will take home a jar of their culinary creation.

Contact Delicia Wilondja in Human Resources for more information: or x.3972

Logo, text reads "The Canning Diva" in black. To the left, there is a hot pink jar with a white crown on it.

Parking update: DeVos Campus

Beginning Wednesday, June 20th, the remaining administrative parking lot on the DeVos campus will be torn up for the resurfacing.  ALL traffic to the DeVos campus will need to utilize the top of the Sneden parking deck, entering off Fountain.  Gates are up for all. Visitors to the Administration Building will need to walk through Sneden and use the Fulton Street door to enter the Administration Building.