GRCC In The News, 10-17-18

Women in skilled trades hone skills, explore careers, network with industry experts
10/16/18 (Kent Intermediate School District newsletter)
Camille Reed is a business owner who wants to learn more about the construction industry. Brenna Mosley is a 2018 East Kentwood High School graduate with a dream to run an architecture and construction firm. Serena Small is a stay-at-home mother pursuing a degree in construction management. Elma Balic is an architectural drafter who wants to get away from her desk and into the field.
… Grand Rapids Community College is hosting the 10-woman cohort, the first for Grand Rapids, in space at the GRCC Leslie E.Tassell M-TEC. GRCC instructors lead sessions on carpentry and safety. Another cohort is planned for next fall.

What to know about Ferris State basketball playing Duke – yes, Duke
10/17/18 MLive
BIG RAPIDS – Nice sequence of events for the Ferris State basketball program – win a national title, return for the next season, play Duke.
… The Bulldogs, who opened practice Monday, will face Grand Rapids Community College on Friday in an exhibition before playing alumni on Sunday.

Annual Employee Benefits Fair and Flu Shot Clinic Next Wednesday

Flyer for the Annual Benefits Fair. Text reads: "Annual Benefits Fair & Flu Shot Clinic. Employees and Family members are welcomed! Join us for some Cider & Donuts! When:Wednesday, October 24th, 2018. Where: ATC Banquet Rooms (118-124). Time: 11:00am to 3:00pm. Benefit Fair Scavenger Hunt. Collect a ticket at the welcome table to be entered into the raffle drawing, Or play our benefit scavenger hunt for a chance to win the grand prize. Items will be placed on the vendors tables. To participate in the grand prize raffle drawing, you will need to visit the vendor tables and locate the items that are on your raffle scavenger hunt card. Once you have identified all the items on the card and collected a sticker from the vendor, give your card to Angie Ramirez at the entrance for a chance to win the grand prize. Good Luck! Employees who are getting a flu shot will automatically be entered into the raffle drawing. Vendors at the Fair: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan; Pine Rest; Flex Administrators; RX Optical; Lake Michigan Credit Union; Aflac; MEEMIC; GRCC Wellness/Staff Development; VALIC; i-Chiro; Legend Group; and more. Flu Shot Clinic. GRCC employees can get a flu shot at the fair. Be sure to bring your insurance card or pay $20 (cash or check payable to GRCC)."

Come join your colleagues for a fun and informational event at the Annual Employee Benefits Fair & Flu Shot Clinic. Learn more about the benefits offered to you. Employees and their family members are welcome!

  • When: Next Wednesday, October 24, 2018
  • Where: ATC Banquet Rooms (118-124)
  • Time: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Speak with GRCC Benefit vendors including:

  • BC/BS
  • Flex Administrators
  • Pine Rest
  • Madison National Life
  • Annuity Vendors

Get your Flu Shot – don’t forget to bring your insurance card, or the cost to employees is only $20 if not insured.

There will be cider and donuts in the atrium of ATC from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Get information on your health plan options for Open Enrollment, beginning October 29, 2018. HR staff will be on hand to answer your open enrollment questions.

You may also win fabulous prizes including gift cards and other great gifts donated by our vendors. See you at the Fair!

GRCC Scholars Poster Presentation next Wednesday in the Raider Grille

GRCC students who participated in the Summer 2018 MICUP Program at Michigan Technological University, UROP at the University of Michigan, and Study Abroad in Salamanca (Spain) will be exhibiting their research posters on Wednesday, October 24, in the Raider Grill!

Support their hard work and learn more about the amazing opportunities that the MICUP, UROP, and Study Abroad have to offer!

Stop by anytime between 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Raider Grille, 2nd Floor Student Center, Rooms 205/207

Snacks will be provided.

GRCC Lettinga House Estate Sale on October 23

GRCC Lettinga House Estate Sale
473 Fulton St. E – Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

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Several pieces of traditional furniture available including curio cabinets, desks, chairs, lamps, etc. All are reasonably priced.

Cash, Visa, and Mastercard accepted. Cash, credit, and carry.

Lettinga House is #20 on the campus map.

GRCC Main Campus map with Lettinga House highlighted in yellow.
Parking is available on westbound Fulton St. – driveway just beyond the Lettinga House.