GRCC Retiree Biography: Vicki Maxa

Vicki Maxa has been at GRCC for eleven years, and worked in education for over thirty years. At GRCC, she worked as a Counselor and Advisor, both on the Main Campus and at Tassell M-TEC. she has really enjoyed her assignment at M-TEC, what a phenomenal team of dedicated professionals.  She is also a member of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) team, and have such respect and admiration for our colleagues in Institutional Research. In her work at GRCC, she has been fortunate to work with many students and listen to their stories as they set both career and life goals… that is, to her, both an honor and a privilege. In her experience, many students have demonstrated how to turn setbacks into opportunities, and how to keep on struggling until their challenges have been met. She is proud of their accomplishments.

Vicki plans for retirement include forays into astrophotography and learning about drone navigation. She is considering painting classes at the Art Institute in South Haven, and piano lessons in Holland. She is getting a puppy, a German Shepherd, and will train and show in conformation, obedience and agility. She hopes to learn new things each and every day. Vick is truly excited to begin this next chapter of her life!


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