GRCC In The News, 02-07-19

LEDA announces interim executive director
2/6/19 The Holland Sentinel
Lakeshore Ethnic Diversity Alliance has announced its interim executive director. In January, the nonprofit announced its executive director, Latoya Booker, was leaving. Booker became executive director in August 2017 after the organization’s founder Gail Harrison, retired.
The interim executive director is Christina Arnold. Recently retired from Grand Rapids Community College’s Bob and Aleicia Woodrick Center for Equity and Inclusion, Arnold currently works as an independent consultant and has experience at expanding the conversations around equity and inclusion in West Michigan. She helped lay the framework for a culture of inclusion at GRCC.

Final day of ‘Who Cares? Why Bother?’ writing workshop in the ATC

A graphic for a writing workshop. The text reads: "2019. Who Cares? Why Bother? Real Writing for Real People. Wednesday, Feb. 6 and Thursday, Feb. 7. What your teacher told you is true: writing is a part of every job."

Who Cares? Why Bother? Real Writing for Real People

  • Wednesday, Feb. 6 and Thursday, Feb. 7
  • Sponsored by the English Department, the School of Arts and Sciences, and the Provost

Speaker Schedule for Thursday, February 7 –

  • 9:30-10:15 a.m.: David Cope, Former Poet Laureate of Grand Rapids and GRCC Professor; ATC Auditorium
  • 9:30-10:15 a.m.: Caitlin Horrocks, GVSU Writing Professor; ATC 122-124
  • 11-11:45 a.m.: Penni Weninger, Former GRCC employee and Business Communication specialist; ATC 122-124
  • 11-11:45 a.m.: Paul Krieger, Biology; ATC Auditorium
  • 12:30-1:15 p.m.: Sean Mackey, English; ATC Auditorium
  • 12:30-1:15 p.m.: Laura Caulk and Danielle Flaumenhaft, GRCC Human Resources; ATC 122-124
  • 2-2:45 p.m.: Patrick Prominski and GRCC Student Panel; ATC Auditorium
  • 2-2:45 p.m.: Maryann Lesert, English; ATC 122-124
  • 3:30-4:15 p.m.: Student Writing Success Stories; ATC Auditorium


For full presentation details and descriptions, visit GRCC’s Who Cares page.

Retirement party for Sally Zokoe this afternoon in White Hall

Sally Zokoe Retirement Party

Please join us this afternoon for a Retirement party for Sally Zokoe in the Financial Services department:

  • When:  Today (Thursday), February 7, 3-5 p.m.
  • Where: White Hall Dining Room

Come and celebrate Sally’s retirement and thank her for her years of service!