Archive for June 21, 2018

GRCC In the News, 6-22-18

June 21, 2018

Restaurant Week is coming soon with something new

June 21, 2018; 100.5 FM

Restaurant Week Grand Rapids, (RWGR), announces a third Chef’s Choice option that will be available during the 12-day culinary event in the Greater Grand Rapids area from August 8 19, 2018.

… RWGR not only promotes the Greater Grand Rapids culinary scene, but also provides educational support through a scholarship fund for students at the Grand Rapids Community College Secchia Institute for Culinary Education. Since 2010, Restaurant Week participating restaurants and sponsors have contributed over $143,000 to the scholarship fund. Participating restaurants donate $1 for every Restaurant Week meal sold to the scholarship fund that is granted to selected students within the Institute’s culinary program.

Meet the 2018 Kalamazoo Gazette Baseball Dream Team

June 21, 2018; MLive

KALAMAZOO, MI – From strong seniors to freshman phenoms, the 2018 high school baseball landscape in the Kalamazoo-area featured a group of diverse and talented athletes.

… Dream Team Pitchers

… Trevor Patterson, Sr., Galesburg-Augusta

… The senior Grand Rapids Community College signee struck out 60 batters in 53 2/3 innings, while posting a 7-0 record, a 0.26 ERA and allowing 30 hits, nine walks and two earned runs.

… Dream Team Catchers

… Jimmy Wressel, Sr., Paw Paw

The senior Grand Rapids Community College signee earned first team all-conference and first team all-district honors after batting .426 with a .535 on-base percentage, while throwing out 36 percent of runners from behind the plate.

Architecture projects win statewide awards

Jun 21, 2018; Grand Rapids Business Journal

A group of local firms and projects recently won statewide awards from an association of architects.

… AIA Michigan also presented the Design Award to two Grand Rapids projects: Phyllis Fratzke Early Childhood Learning Laboratory at Grand Rapids Community College won in the building category, and the Ford airport Viewing Pavilion won in the low budget/small project category.

GRCC In the News, 6-21-18

June 21, 2018

John Bos All-Star Games: Baseball, softball results, highlights
6/20/18 MLive
Grand Rapids Community College hosted its annual John Bos All-Star Games at Cornerstone University Tuesday.

Aquinas coach steps down after 500 wins, hundreds of great van rides
6/20/18 MLive
Mike Rose was an All-American tennis player at Aquinas College, but not all of his favorite memories from those days were made on the courts.
… (Jerry) Hendrick has been part of the West Michigan tennis community since he was a child. He played at Creston High School before graduating in 1982, and he got his first coaching opportunity when he was attending Grand Rapids Community College. Creston girls coach Jerry Bentley invited Hendrick to return to his alma mater and serve as an assistant.

GRCC’s top dogs show their college pride!

June 21, 2018

Show your GRCC pride when walking your dog(s) this summer wearing their GRCC bandanna, as a few of your fellow coworkers are already doing in the photos below. Help us promote GRCC enrollment when people stop to admire your furry friend in their fashionable scarf!

The bandannas are available by calling x3925 or emailing studentaffairs@grcc.edu.

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Drupal 8 web editor training today in Main

June 21, 2018

Drupal Basics – Editing Content Workshop Today

Join us today to learn how to navigate the Drupal system, understand and use content types, and edit existing content. The workshop will be held from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. in room 351 Main.

If you are not able to make today’s session, there will be another workshop next week, June 26.

For details, visit our Learning Opportunities page.

Today: Farewell party for Tamber Bustance

June 21, 2018

Tamber Bustance will be leaving GRCC soon to embark upon a new position with Kent County. There will be a best wishes reception for her today, June 21st, from 1-3 p.m. at the Woodrick Center. Please go by and greet her if you can, or send her a note. We will be celebrating the great work Tamber has done with and for this institution and community and sending her off with our wishes for continued success and much happiness in her new career.