Officer Robin Kritzman receives national award

Congratulations to Officer Robin Kritzman, who was recognized as the Clery Compliance Officer of the Year for two-year institutions!

She received her award last week at the National Association of Clery Compliance Officers and Professionals. Over the past two years, she has helped create GRCC’s compliance committee, improved record keeping and training, updated the annual security report, and collaborated with the college’s internal and external stakeholders.

Officer Robin Kritzman receives her award from an official with the National Association of Clery Compliance Officers and Professionals.

GRCC In The News, 7-25-18

News at 4 p.m.
7/24/18 FOX 17
Restaurant Week GR 2018 beings in about two weeks, Aug. 8 to 19. … RWGR has provided more than $143,000 to students through an endowed scholarship fund at the GRCC Secchia Insititute for Culinary Education.

Festival Hispano de Grand Rapids celebra su 40 Aniversario del 10 al 12 de agosto
7/24/18 La Prensa
GRAND RAPIDS: Celebremos juntos nuestra Cultura en el Festival Hispano de Grand Rapids 2018, el cual conmemora su 40 Aniversario. La fiesta se llevará a cabo del 10 al 12 de agosto en el Calder Plaza. Habrá comida, música en vivo, bebidas, artesanías, baile, información  y por supuesto, mucha diversión para toda la familia.
… El domingo, se contara con la presentación del Mariachi Oro y Plata para cerrar con broche de oro el evento. Asimismo, se llevarán a cabo las graduaciones de 75 jóvenes que atendieron el programa de verano del Centro Hispano. Durante ocho semanas estudiantes de secundaria y preparatoria realizaron varias actividades como visitas a universidades y diferentes lugares de trabajo para averiguar  cuál es el próximo paso después de concluir con su educación media. Los programas fueron diferentes para los estudiantes de secundaria y para los de preparatoria, por ejemplo para estos últimos hubo un mayor enfoque en averiguar sobre la fuerza laboral que hay disponible y las materias de enfoque fueron: matemáticas, ingeniería y ciencia. Además, se les llevo de visita a diferentes universidades como Grand Valley State, Western, Grand Rapids Community College, Michigan State y la Universidad de Michigan, agregó la entrevistada.
(GRAND RAPIDS: Let’s celebrate our Culture together at the Hispanic Festival of Grand Rapids 2018, which commemorates its 40th Anniversary. The party will take place from August 10 to 12 at the Calder Plaza. There will be food, live music, drinks, crafts, dancing, information and, of course, lots of fun for the whole family.
… On Sunday, there will be a presentation of the Mariachi Gold and Silver to close the event with a flourish. Likewise, the graduations of 75 young people who attended the summer program of the Hispanic Center will be carried out. “For eight weeks, high school and high school students conducted various activities such as visits to universities and different workplaces to find out what the next step is after completing their high school education. The programs were different for high school students and for high school students, for example for the latter there was a greater focus on finding out about the workforce that is available and the subjects of focus were: mathematics, engineering and science. In addition, they were visited by different universities such as Grand Valley State, Western, Grand Rapids Community College, Michigan State and the University of Michigan “, added the interviewee.)

CAB Searching for Faculty/Staff Volunteers for August 7 event

Campus Activities Board (CAB) is looking for a few volunteers to help out with their campus event on Tuesday, August 7th.  CAB will be hosting a Summer BBQ on the Lyon Plaza from 12-2 p.m.  CAB will need 2 – 4 volunteers to help monitor our giant inflatable games (Twister and Darts).  Ideally CAB is looking for 2 volunteers to help out in 2 hour shifts.  Here are all of the available shifts:


  • 12 – 1 p.m.
  • 1 – 2 p.m.


  • 12 – 1 p.m.
  • 1 – 2 p.m.

Please fill out this form if you are interested in volunteering: