Archive for November 9, 2018

GRCC In The News, 11-09-18

November 9, 2018

Grand Rapids Guitar Quartet performs Thursday, November 15, 2018
11/8/18 WMUK
The Grand Rapids Guitar Quartet performs Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 7:30pm as part of Grand Rapids Community College’s International Guitar Series.

Fifth Third Foundation Announces Second Year of Strengthening Our Communities Awards
11/9/18 Watertown Public Opinion (S.D.)
CINCINNATI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov 8, 2018–The Fifth Third Foundation has announced the second year of the Strengthening Our Communities fund awards, bringing the total amount invested over the last two years to $5.5 million. The fund has awarded $3 million for 2018.
… In addition to the investments in small business, the SOC program provided $700,000 to organizations that supported affordable housing and over $1.1 million to nonprofit partners for financial empowerment programs. Nationally, SOC grants were awarded to nearly 80 organizations across Fifth Thirds 10-state footprint in three areas of focus. Those organizations include:
… Financial Empowerment
Eastern Michigan: LISC Detroit, LISC Flint and The Empowerment Plan.Florida: Children’s Home Society of Florida, LIFT Orlando, Start Right Now Inc. and Affordable Homeownership Foundation Inc.Northwest Ohio: Adelante Inc., Cherry Street Mission Ministries and Goodwill Industries of Northwest Ohio Inc.Tennessee: Dismas Inc. and the Urban Housing Solutions Inc.Western Michigan: Grand Rapids Community College Foundation and Literacy Center of West Michigan.
(This article appeared in 43 other publications.)

Local Roundup: CVCC volleyball learns tourney foe
11/8/18 Hickory Record (N.C.)
The Catawba Valley Community College volleyball team has been seeded 10th in next week’s NJCAA Division II national tournament, according to a press release from CVCC Athletics.
The Red Hawks (33-9) will face seventh-seeded Grand Rapids Community College in the first round. The Warriors (29-6) were the Region XII/District F champions this season. This will be the first playoff meeting between the two schools since the 2013-14 season, which Grand Rapids won in five sets. CVCC also saw the Warriors earlier this season at the Owens Express Invitational.

3rd Annual Learning Center Open House

November 9, 2018

All students, faculty & staff are invited to the 3rd Annual Learning Center Open House on Tuesday, November 13, from 11:30 – 1:30. Come and eat a mobile lunch with us as you visit each department in the building!

Third Annual Learning Center Open House. Tuesday, Nov. 13 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Learning Center. All-campus event! Students, faculty, and staff welcome. Visit Media Technologies, Woodrick Center for Equity and Inclusion, Academic Support and Tutoring Services, and the Library and Learning Commons. Free food • Live music • Prize giveaways

Road Closure Notice

November 9, 2018

Due to construction delays at 449 Bridge St. NW, the full closure and detour of the eastbound and westbound lanes of Bridge Street NW between Seward and Broadway avenues are extended through 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12.


PeopleSoft and Online Center down for upgrade starting tonight

November 9, 2018

All of PeopleSoft, including the Online Center, will be down starting at 5 p.m. TODAY, November 9, through 8 a.m. on Monday, November 12. Campus Solutions and the Online Center will be upgraded.

Course packs due December 7

November 9, 2018

All course pack orders, planners, files, and skus are due Friday, December 7, by 4 p.m. to make sure they are ready for student purchase in a timely manner.

All files and planners should be sent to

Please be sure to let the bookstore know if you are needing a course pack for your class and be sure to let them know if it is being updated for winter semester or if it is a reprint.