Website updates to reflect the new ASA reorganization

As part of the Academic and Student Affairs reorganization, GRCC has updated its online presence to reflect changes in the following areas:

As a reminder, if your bio should reflect any changes with the reorganization, feel free to log in at, navigate to your bio and submit the form for changes! 

Please contact with any questions or feedback. Thank you for partnering with us through these changes!

Technology Workshops for students

Help students navigate the technology they’ll need for classes! 

The Academic Support and Tutoring Services department is hosting workshops that will walk students through how to use their GRCC accounts and tech resources, including:

  • Student Email
  • Navigate
  • Remote Access to software
  • Usernames and Passwords
  • Blackboard
  • Online Student Center

Workshops will be held throughout September on Mondays and Wednesdays, from 10 a.m.–12 p.m. and 1–3 p.m.

Students can sign up on the Academic Support and Tutoring Services webpage.

GRCC In the News 08/25/2022

Morning News

8/25/22 FOX 17

(State wraparound support grants at GRCC.)

 ‘I didn’t want to spend $40,000/yr’: Student chooses GRCC over university to pursue musical dreams

8/24/22 FOX 17

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Zuzu Nyson loves to sing. She grew up singing around her house to the likes of Aurora, Lana Del Rey, Roy Orbison, London Grammar and ABBA. She dreams of one day becoming a recording artist just like them.

… During the pandemic, she worked at a credit union and learned that she qualified for the Future For Frontliners program at Grand Rapids Community College. So, she enrolled and got her tuition completely covered.

 ‘I can’t express how wonderful this is’: eBay discovery leads to huge donation for West MI school

8/24/22 WZZM

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — As staff prepared to bring kids back to Fruitport Community Schools, an unfortunate discovery was made inside a storage unit where classroom supplies were being kept  mice had chewed through the carpets. As if that wasn’t bad enough, dozens of tables had taken a beating through exposure to the elements, having been in storage for more than two years.

… As it turns out, the tables were coming from Grand Rapids Community College. The original asking price was $250 per table, or best offer. Once GRCC confirmed (Charlotte) Simpson was a local teacher paying out of pocket for her own classroom, they opted to donate all 73 tables.

Trane® Announces 2022 Trane Technician of the Future Scholarship Recipients


DAVIDSON, N.C.., August 25, 2022 /3BL Media/ – Trane® by Trane Technologies, a global climate innovator, is proud to announce the recipients of the Trane Technician of the Future Scholarship for 2022. Trane is awarding $106,000 to 28 deserving students across North America who are seeking a technical education as they prepare to enter the field of Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) or Building Automation. Now in its second year, the program saw a 33% increase in the number of scholarships granted from the inaugural year, as well as a 36% increase in the award amount.

The recipients and the schools they plan to attend are:

… Antonio Lamancusa – Grand Rapids Community College

Get ready for Involvement Day 2022: Sign up to table and meet students

Student Life will host Involvement Day 2022 on Wednesday, September 7 from 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. on the Dr. Juan R. Olivarez Student Plaza.

This event is designed to pull together our campus student organizations, departments and programs as well as community organizations to build community and inspire involvement! 

We will provide tables and chairs as well as any other accommodations.

Welcome Week Involvement Day Tabling sign up

Photos from Involvement Day 2021

HR Notification: Retirement Expert is not a college sponsored company

You may have received an email from Alexa Brown at Retirement Expert that included a link to make an appointment for a GRCC Retirement Planning Meeting.

Please note, this is a third party marketing company that has not been vetted by GRCC as a viable option for employees to use in retirement planning.

Employees are always welcome to have a financial consultant of their own choosing, but we wanted to make sure anyone receiving this email knew this was not a college sponsored company. 

Employees looking for more information about retirement are encouraged to review the Human Resources Ready to Retire Guide

Thank you