Bookstore to host two-day sale

On October 19-20 (Wednesday and Thursday) the GRCC Bookstore will hold a two-day sale. During this event, we will have the following discounts:

25% Off!

  • Clearance merchandise
  • Men’s, women’s and kids’ fleece apparel
  • Short sleeve t-shirts
  • Long sleeve t-shirts
  • Columbia and Cutter and Buck polo shirts
  • Stadium and tailgating items

Raider Salute to Jennifer Rockafellow, bookstore staff

The Psychology and Social Sciences Department would like to send a special thanks out to Jennifer Rockafellow and her team in the bookstore for making our life so easy. We know it’s stressful getting textbooks together and we appreciate your willingness to help us and make things work. It’s nice to know we can always count on you to make it happen. Thank you for your service!

GRCC Bookstore is hiring for temporary positions

Do you know someone who may be interested in a temporary position in the bookstore?  The Grand Rapids Community College Bookstore is seeking exceptional people with cashier, sales and/or stocking experience for short-term temporary positions this Fall.

They can apply by going to http://www.follett.com/careers. Just click on “Apply Now” and choose retail hourly, then find “Temporary Retail Team Member”on the job list, then type Zip Code 49503 and pick Grand Rapids Community College. They can either upload a resume or simply type their information into the field provided. All applications are required to go through this site. EOE M/F/D/V Requirements: Minimum Age: 18

Job Type: Temporary

Required education: High school or equivalent

GRCC Bookstore clearance event

From Monday, June 27, through July 22, the GRCC Bookstore will hold a Clearance Event.  The specific items on clearance include things such as a wide variety of electronic devices and headphones, Elf makeup, some children’s books and also clothing.  We also have three former demonstration model laptops at deep clearance prices (please see below – we have just one of each) and set back to factory settings.  All clearance items are on a first-come, first-served basis.

Clearance Laptops (one of each in stock):

  • Asus Ultra 11.8″ 4GB RAM, 500GB Hard-drive Windows 8 — formerly $399 — now $299
  • Asus T300L I3 4GB RAM, 64GB Solid State Drive — formerly $649 — now $162.25
  • Dell Inspiron 15 5000 I3 8GB RAM 500GB Hard-drive — formerly $359 — now $209.99

GRCC In the News, 6-6-16

Police release ID of man, 26, who shot himself outside downtown hospital

June 5, 2016; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Corbin Armock has been identified by Grand Rapids Police as the man who shot and killed himself Wednesday outside the Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital emergency room.

… Police found Armock’s vehicle parked nearby in a parking ramp at Grand Rapids Community College, where he worked in the bookstore. A package was inside the car but a bomb squad determined it posed no threat.

Change Ups: Mary Free Bed to offer residency program

June 3, 2016; Grand Rapids Business Journal

… EDUCATION

… Dirk Hoffius, a Varnum estate-planning attorney, has been named Grand Rapids Community College’s 2016 Distinguished Alumnus.

School liaison officers serve as role models

June 3, 2016; Ionia Sentinel-Standard

IONIA — School resource or liaison officers are in many schools throughout Michigan, and there are at least three right here, in Ionia County.

… Not only is (Mike) Cronk a police officer, he is also a firefighter and a medical first responder. While growing up, his parents were on the fire department. He didn’t know what he wanted to be when he went to college, but he went to Grand Rapids Community College and soon joined their police academy and found that’s what he wanted to do. He has been with Ionia Public Safety for 18 years, the last three have been as a resource officer.

From can to pan? More like farm to table

June 3, 2016; Grand Rapids Business Journal

As Tim England was readying to start his job as executive chef at Beacon Hill at Eastgate, he wanted to avoid the stigma of bland senior living food from the open a can and dump it in a pan method.

… “Chef Tim and his culinary team at Beacon Hill have received this kind of recognition because it was well earned,” said Dan Gendler, program director at the Secchia Institute for Culinary Education at Grand Rapids Community College. “You can always expect expertly prepared food there.”

Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss Named Among ‘100 Most Influential Women in Michigan’

June 3, 2016; WGRD

Grand Rapids’ first female Mayor, Rosalynn Bliss, has been named one of Crain’s Detroit Business’ “100 Most Influential Women,” Fox 17 reports.

… Recently Mayor Bliss spoke at the Grand Rapids Community College Class of 2016 graduation.

 

GRCC Bookstore – April 19 & 20 – Two Day Sale!

On April 19 and 20 (Tuesday and Wednesday) the GRCC Bookstore will hold a two-day sale. During this event, we will have 25% off items in the following categories:

25% Off!

  • Spring apparel (short sleeve, long-sleeve, tanks)
  • Headware (hats)
  • Backpacks, fashion bags and totes
  • Drinkware
  • Writing Instruments
  • Kids’ Books
  • JVC Gumy headphones
  • Emblematic Supplies

Cap and gown orders for staff, faculty due Friday

The GRCC Bookstore is taking orders for caps and gowns for staff and faculty through February 26th. If you are in need of any commencement regalia please stop in the bookstore and fill out the form to order yours today! Due to turnaround time and production needs, all orders and prepayments must be in by February 26, 2016 to be ready in time for the April GRCC Commencement ceremony.

Cap and gown orders due Friday

The GRCC Bookstore is taking orders for caps and gowns for staff and faculty through February 26th. If you are in need of any commencement regalia please stop in the bookstore and fill out the form to order yours today! Due to turnaround time and production needs, all orders and prepayments must be in by February 26, 2016 to be ready in time for the April GRCC Commencement ceremony.

Faculty, staff cap and gown orders due February 26

The GRCC Bookstore is taking orders for caps and gowns for staff and faculty through February 26th. If you are in need of any commencement regalia please stop in the bookstore and fill out the form to order yours today! Due to turnaround time and production needs, all orders and prepayments must be in by February 26, 2016 to be ready in time for the April GRCC Commencement ceremony.

Faculty/Staff cap and gown orders due by February 26!

The GRCC Bookstore is taking orders for caps and gowns for staff and faculty through February 26th. If you are in need of any commencement regalia please stop in the bookstore and fill out the form to order yours today! Due to turnaround time and production needs, all orders and prepayments must be in by February 26, 2016 to be ready in time for the April GRCC Commencement ceremony.

Faculty cap, gown orders due by February 26

The GRCC Bookstore is taking orders for caps and gowns for staff and faculty through February 26th. If you are in need of any commencement regalia, please stop in the bookstore and fill out the form to order yours today! Due to turnaround time and production needs, all orders and prepayments must be in by February 26, 2016, to be ready in time for the April GRCC Commencement ceremony.