GRCC In The News, 9-07-18

Business leaders, officials honor life of Rich DeVos
9/6/18 MLive
Business and community leaders, politicians and others from around the globe are mourning the loss of West Michigan titan Rich DeVos.
… Grand Rapids Community College President Bill Pink
“The Grand Rapids Community College family extends condolences to the DeVos family in the passing of a great community leader, Mr. Rich DeVos. He was a tremendous advocate of higher education, recognizing how a high-quality education changes lives and makes an entire community stronger.”

One class act
9/6/18 The Daily News (Greenville)
GREENVILLE — With more than 20 years of coaching experience at Greenville High School, Duane Chambers has seen a lot of student-athletes come through, but none more impressive than Tom Hallock.
… Hallock graduated and take his talents to Ferris State University, where he played both football and baseball for the Bulldogs. He transferred to Grand Rapids Community College and then to the University of South Alabama, where he continued his collegiate baseball career.

Transitions: Seminary Chooses Its First African-American President, Skidmore College Selects New Treasurer
9/6/18 The Chronicle of Higher Education
… John Cowles, dean of student success and retention for Grand Rapids Community College, will become vice chancellor for student success at Ivy Tech Community College on September 17.

Weight Watchers at Work – Fall Series

We are two members away from our 15 member minimum to continue with Weight Watchers at Work, so if you’ve been thinking about joining, now is the perfect time! Our current members have collectively lost over 500 pounds since January!

Cost for the program is $156 for 12 weeks of on-campus meetings (on Thursdays) beginning September 13th and online e-tool access. Did you also know that if you take advantage of the Flex Spending Account, the cost of the program could be covered with a medical necessity doctor’s note? For more information, please contact the Benefits Office. If you’d like to join, please attend our next meeting on Thursday, September 13th, at 12:30 p.m. in room 144 Main to register and submit payment. Payment can be made via credit/debit card or check.

Questions? Please contact Nicole Dekker (x3848,