DLIT “Speaking of Teaching” Podcast with Dr. Pink

Dr. Pink smiling.

Speaking of Teaching is the DLIT podcast, hosted by Meg Lockard, Rachel Lutwick-Deaner, and Ian Matthews. On our most recent episode, we interviewed Dr. Pink about the COVID-19 pivot in Spring 2020, the current situation, and where GRCC goes from here. 

Find this episode and all the rest at anchor.fm/grcc-dlit, or search for Speaking of Teaching on your podcast service of choice. 

“Night Heat with Charlie Fox” w/ Bill Pink

Stick around after the end for an answer to the question: Who is Charlie Fox?

Dr. Temple Grandin to speak in Grand Rapids this September

The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM), in partnership with Grand Rapids Community College’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, will host an evening with Dr. Temple Grandin on Thursday, September 30, 2021. Dr. Grandin’s lecture, titled Understanding Different Kinds of Minds and Sensory Needs, will take place at the Fountain Street Church, with a book signing immediately following.

Dr. Grandin will be bringing her lifetime of unique experiences and knowledge to the West Michigan community. She has spent her life transforming society’s view of autism and developing the field of research and technology in animal behavior.

Dr. Grandin was diagnosed with autism as a child and has since become a spokesperson for the autistic community and sensory integration therapy. Through her books and talks she highlights the experiences of those with autism from an autistic perspective. Dr. Grandin has helped to transform the way that autistic children are taught and parented to focus on building practical skills and developing their individual strengths. Her messages will be inspiring and transformative to all audiences.

Use the following link to reserve tickets:

Tech Tip: IT Support Portal Guides

Did you know IT has a self-service Support Portal where you can easily and quickly report issues, submit service requests, schedule virtual visits, and search for knowledge articles? Two major components of the Support Portal are the Service Catalog and the Knowledge Base.

The Service Catalog provides easy access to a large variety of services that the IT department offers. Placing a service request through the portal is helpful in that it guides you through questions we will need to fulfill the request, saving you time!

The Knowledge Base includes answers to common questions that we receive in the IT department as well as how-tos on common processes and procedures specific to GRCC technology.

Please visit the IT Customer Support Portal or click on the links below for helpful guides.

How to Search the IT Knowledge Base

How to Search the IT Service Catalog

How to Submit a Ticket from the Portal

View Your Submitted Tickets from the Portal

If you have a suggestion or a Technology Tip you think can be useful, you can submit them by emailing techtips@grcc.edu 

GRCC In the News, 09/01/2021

GRCC displays exhibit of works by alumnus and world-renowned artist Peter Fink

September 1, 2021; secondwavemedia.com

Grand Rapids Community College is sharing a generous gift it received with West Michigan: a collection of photographs by world-renowned artist and alumnus Peter Fink.

Metallica Team with Carhartt.com to Benefit the Metallica Scholars Program

August 31, 2021; WRIF

Metallica are known for their charity work. Now, the band has announced that this Labor Day, all sales from Carhartt.com will be donated to Metallica’s All Within My Hands’ (AWMH) Metallica Scholars Program.

… In Michigan, the program has benefited the Grand Rapids Community College.