GRCC In The News, 7-03-18

Black police officer embodies community’s call for local, diverse force
8/2/18 MLive
GRAND RAPIDS, MI — As his cruiser coasted down the one-way street, Henry McCullough extended his arm out the window and pointed toward a cream-colored, two-story house.
… McCullough was born in Lincoln, Nebraska. He moved to Grand Rapids when he was 4, and never left. A graduate of Grand Rapids Christian, he went on to play football at Grand Rapids Community College.

Restaurant Week Grand Rapids
8/2/18 Women’s Lifestyle magazine
GRAND RAPIDS, MI (August 2, 2018) — Restaurant Week Grand Rapids (RWGR) will begin in one week 12-Days of unique and creative offers from over 75 different Greater Grand Rapids popular restaurants.
… RWGR not only promotes the Greater Grand Rapids culinary scene but has also provided over $143,000 to students through an endowed scholarship fund at the Grand Rapids Community College Secchia Institute for Culinary Education. Participating locations each donate $1 for every Restaurant Week GR meal sold at their establishment.

Michigan Association of Continuing Education and Training Educators visit GRCC

Members of the Michigan Association of Continuing Education and Training Educators are at Grand Rapids Community College today, wrapping up a three-day event that explored best practices and better serving communities.

One of the sessions included a panel discussion from community college presidents from across the state, talking about the state’s Marshall Plan for growing a talented workforce and developing innovative approaches to career training.

The panel included GRCC President Bill Pink, Macomb Community College President James Sawyer IV, Mott Community College President Beverly Walker-Griffea, and Lake Michigan College President Trevor Kubatzke.

President Bill Pink addressing the room during a panel-led discussion on the Marshall Plan at GRCC. The projected image behind the panelists shows a paved road through the woods with the words, "What's the use of running if you're not on the right road..."

Classroom Computer Upgrades

Over the next three weeks, the IT Desktop Support team will be upgrading all teacher stations / multimedia computers in all of our classrooms. If you have saved any files locally to the hard drive please back them up as soon as possible.

Additionally, we will also be upgrading the following labs on campus:


  • 100*
  • 402*


  • 306 (laptop cart)
  • 309*

Thompson MTec:

  • 109*
  • 111*


  • 339

* indicates systems that will also be migrated to Windows 10.