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10/30/18 schoolnewsnetwork.org (KISD newsletter)
Senior Amber Ching has two folders filled with drawings of colorful, expressive, Anime-style people and animals. They could make perfect characters in a graphic novel.
… Graphic books are not necessarily easy reads, said (Kevin) Mulvihill, who also teaches English 101 at Grand Rapids Community College. Many of them, like the required reads, present heavy themes. Many include lots of text. Plus, superheroes and their adversaries are advanced in all ways. These villains have a big vocabulary, Mulvihill said.
TRIO SSS is picking up 30 dozen fresh donuts today, October 31, for our annual Power of Education Fundraiser.
Please help GRCC/TRIO students reach their goal of $600 for tuition to sponsor Samuel Duroseau, 6 years old, through the Power of Education Foundation school in Fontamara, Haiti. 100 % of Proceeds will be used directly for sponsorship.
We are accepting Pre-Orders for Wednesday, 10/31, for deliveries for an order of 1 dozen or more donuts or apples. Call (616) 234-4150 to place your order. Make sure you provide the contact name of the person who is making the purchase and the location of delivery. Cash or check made out to the “Power of Education.” You may also send your order via email to TRIOSSS@grcc.edu.
Please join us in Student Life as we celebrate Dia de los Muertos tomorrow, November 1. We will have coffee and Mexican sweetbread available from 9-11a.m. From 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., our Hispanic Student Organization will be hosting an event in Raider Grille and showing the movie “CoCo.” From 2-4 p.m., we will have tamales available in the student life office.
We hope you are able to stop in and see us. If you do, please make sure you find our sign-in sheet and let us know you were there!
Techsmith webinar: Today, October 31, 3-4 p.m.
Currently, G.R.C.C. licenses three Techsmith products – Relay, Camtasia, and SnagIt. This webinar will explain when you would use these products (for video or images) and how they are being used to improve student learning. There will be a short demonstration, as well as time for Q&A.
To register, go to http://www.grcc.edu/ctereg
Future Webinar Topics:
- 11/07 – Respondus Monitor
- 11/14 – Blackboard Ally
- 11/15 – Badges and Gamification
- 12/05 – Accessible Powerpoints
- 12/12 – 7 Observations Leading to Student Success
Student Records, General Counsel, and several faculty members teamed up to answer some commonly asked questions about FERPA.
Today’s question is: Do we have a standard “GRCC specific” answer to give parents?
Search “FERPA” on GRCC Today to find more videos answering common FERPA-related questions.
For more information or additional questions about GRCC’s FERPA policy (8.6), please feel free to email email@example.com.
Thank you to all the stars of these videos and to Klaas Kwant for your work!
WHAT: Rock the Vote – a free concert in the Linn Maxwell Keller Recital Hall
WHO: The Crane Wives, a Grand Rapids-based Americana band, with special guests GRCC students Ben Kolk and Kaitlyn Zittel
WHEN: Thursday, November 1, 2018, at 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: Linn Maxwell Keller Recital Hall, room 200, in the Albert P. Smith Music Center
This free concert is presented by the Michigan League of Conservation Voters, NextGen America, Lakeside House Shows, and the GRCC Music Department.
GRCC Employees are eligible to receive a full year of Aflac Fraud Protection, powered by EZShield, at no cost.
Learn more and sign up on the following dates:
- Today, October 31, 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m., Sneden 115
- Thursday, November 1, 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m., Leslie E Tassell M-Tech Room 202
Questions? Contact Aflac Agent Bill Johnson: firstname.lastname@example.org or call (616) 350-5555