Learning Center hosts open house on Nov. 19

4th Annual Learning Center Open House

Tuesday, November 19 – from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Building #10 on the Campus Map

Mark your calendars for this all-college event.  Enjoy lunch by visiting each Learning Center building partner (Library & Learning Commons; Media Technologies; Academic Support & Tutoring Services; and the Woodrick Center for Equity & Inclusion).  Be eligible for prizes by getting your passport stamped at each partner’s nosh. The Guitar Ensemble will play at 1:00 p.m.  Please tell your students!


Nursing Department is sponsoring blood drive on Dec. 3

The holidays are a busy time for everyone. Many people travel, which unfortunately can lead to more accidents and fewer blood donations. Will you please consider giving the gift of life this December? Sign up online, or come when you can, walk-ins are welcome! Donors will receive a free pizza coupon from Hungry Howies, and will also get a voucher for “BOGO” Griffins tickets for any game in the 2019-2020 season!

Tuesday, December 3, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Student Center Room 205/207 (right inside the Raider Grille)

You can sign up online.

Season of giving. Donate blood today! Tuesday, December 3, 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Grand Rapids Community college blood drive. Location: Student Center room 205/207 (right inside the Raider Grille). Hosted by the Nursing Department! Two promotions! Everyone who signs in to donate receives a coupon for a free pizza and a “buy one, get one” ticket voucher for any Griffins game in 2019-2020! Appointments preferred. Call 866-MIBLOOC or visit versiti.org. Walk-ins welcome. Helpful tip: Make sure to eat a healthy meal and drink plenty of water before donating. Versiti Blood Center of Michigan.

Alumni Association hosts culinary alums for ‘Experience on Tap’ event

Ever thought about opening a food truck business, or curious about how they work? Learn from GRCC alumni! The Alumni Association is hosting culinary alums for an “Experience on Tap” event on Thursday, November 14th at 6 pm.

GRCC alums Chris Morin, of Ice Box Brand Ice Cream Bars and Gilma De La Cruz of El Caribe Food Truck will sit down with culinary professor Bob Schultz to discuss the trials and tribulations of navigating the food truck business.

Buy a craft beer from GRCC’s own Fountain Hill Brewery and enjoy complimentary appetizers at this casual get-together. The event is open to all who like craft beer and/or good conversations. RSVP online to let us know you’re coming.

Learning from Alumni. Experience on tap. GRCC Alumni Relations.


GRCC In the News, 11-5-19

Bay men win in OT

Nov. 4, 2019; Daily Press (Escanaba)

BATTLE CREEK — Sophomore Ryan Robinette scored 28 points and freshman Matt Wagner added 23 here Saturday as the Bay College men earned a 95-87 overtime basketball victory over Kellogg Community College.

Wagner hit 7-of-10 three-point shots and Robinette was 5-of-10 from beyond the arc for the Norse, who dropped a 70-68 overtime decision at Grand Rapids Community College Friday night.

Trisha McGuire, Kelsea Ackerman help Bay College women’s basketball team win twice over weekend

Nov. 4, 2019; The Mining Journal (Marquette)

ESCANABA — Bay College opened its women’s basketball season with a road sweep over the weekend, winning at Grand Rapids Community College 65-54 Friday and at Kellogg CC 62-59 in Battle Creek Saturday.

Winter 2020 course packs due Dec. 6

All course pack files, orders, and SKUs are due by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, December 6, to guarantee the course packs will be in the bookstore prior to classes starting. Please let the bookstore know if you are going to have a course pack for the Winter semester and if so, let them know if it is going to be a new file or a reprint order. Please send all new files to grcceprint@grcc.edu. Please state if you would like the course pack to be all 1-sided, all 2-sided, or provide a planner sheet stating the pages to be 1- or 2-sided if it varies.

If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to GRCCePRINT at x3960 or Nicole Dyviniak at the Bookstore.

Seats still available for November personal development sessions

Times, locations, and descriptions can be found online.


Friday, November 8

Managing Stress & Anxiety in the Workplace


Monday, November 11

Sexual Harrassment – how to identify it and how to respond


Tuesday, November 12

Performance Evaluation Feedback


Thursday, November 14

GRCC Accounts & You


Friday, November 15

25Live Pro Training


Nutrition 101


Tuesday, November 19

G Suite for Education


Friday, November 22

CPR/AED/First Aid Training