GRCC In the News, 9-22-21

State programs credited for community colleges’ enrollment bump

9/21/21 WOOD TV

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — West Michigan community colleges are seeing an increase in enrollment this school year with two state programs being credited for driving the numbers.

Enrollment at Grand Rapids Community College is up 4.4% compared with the fall semester last year. This year the college is offering in-person classes, in addition to online courses.

GRCC officials say state programs helped enrollment numbers increase by 4.4%

9/21/21 FOX 17

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Grand Rapids Community College’s enrollment is up by 4.4% for the Fall 2021 semester, according to a news release Tuesday.

Fannie Lou Hamer Colloquium: ‘What Do You Have to Lose? Unpacking America’s political landscape’

Fannie Lou Hamer Colloquium
“What Do You Have to Lose? Unpacking America’s political landscape.”
Film screening and talk back with Dr. Dr. Trimiko Melancon

Wednesday, Oct. 6 at 3 pm

Note: A virtual screening of the film is available for registered participants of the Fannie Lou Hamer Colloquium. Access is limited to Monday, October 4, and Tuesday, October 5. Join us on Wednesday, October 6, for a talkback with the film’s director.

The documentary “What Do You Have to Lose?” explores the history of race in the United States to shed light on the current political and racial landscape in America during the post-Obama age of Trump. From Charlottesville and the rise of the alt-right to Black Lives Matter and the death of George Floyd, this film takes an arresting look at how did we get here, why does it matter, and what do we; as individuals and a nation, have to lose?

The Fannie Lou Hamer Colloquium presents What Do You Have to Lose: Unpacking America’s Political Landscape Film Screening and Talkback. With Dr. Trimiko Melancon. RSVP: Two-day screening of the documentary What Do You Have to Lose? Monday, October 4th & Tuesday, October 5th. Talkback with the film’s director Dr. Trimiko Melancon Wednesday, October 6th 3:00 p.m. (virtual).

Brush up on your online security awareness

Has your cybersecurity knowledge gotten a bit rusty? Brush up on it by joining us for our virtual Staying Secure at Home or On Campus session! During this time, we will be covering basic cybersecurity practices to ensure you are keeping GRCC and yourself safe from the latest malicious tendencies’ attackers are taking advantage of. Some of the topics covered will include: Enrolling in Gmail 2FA, the latest Apple updates, recent phishing trends, and more. This session is scheduled for Thursday September 30 via Google Meet.

Enroll via the Professional Development tile in your Online Center account.