GRCC In the News, 2-19-20

GRCC offering more 7-week classes to help people complete their education

Feb. 18, 2020; WZZM

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Grand Rapids Community College is increasing the number of seven-week classes they are offering.

Fixing talent constraints starts with cultural change, partnering with higher ed

Feb. 16, 2020;

The talent needs of employers are a constantly moving target that requires companies to foster and maintain close ties with educators to keep up with the demands of the 21st century economy.

… Participating in the roundtable on education and talent development were:

… Bill Pink, president of Grand Rapids Community College

School News Network: GRCC nursing programs hit anniversary milestones

Feb. 17, 2020; WKTV Journal

Nursing student Mustafa Ajanovic assisted his best friend, Bayle Delalic, through a prenatal visit, weighing in, checking vital signs, and listening for the baby’s heart tones.

… Shelly Richter, nursing programs director at GRCC, credits interactive experiences — part of a new curriculum — as one reason for a jump in scores on license exams in both the Practical Nursing and Associate Degree programs. In 2019, all nursing students passed those exams — 104 associate degree nurses and 42 LPN students. It was also the largest number of students taking the exams ever in one year.

New Learning Opportunity focuses on Google Forms

A new Learning Opportunity is focused specifically on Google Forms

This class is led by our resident Google gurus: Justin Vogelar (IT), Robin Pegg (OTA), and Mandy Tomlinson (IT).

Four sessions are available throughout March and April. For details, and to sign up, please visit the webpage.

We still have G Suite for Education, Advanced Gmail, and Advanced Calendar sessions coming up as well.

The Google Forms webage: