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GRCC In the News, 2-15-18

February 15, 2018

Grants Roundup: Indiana U. Gets $14 Million; a gift of $2.3 Million Aims to Help Nurses

Feb. 14, 2018; The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Here are notable new grant awards compiled by The Chronicle:

… W.K. Kellogg Foundation

$1 million to Grand Rapids Community College to expand programs that encourage low-income students, single parents, or underemployed people to seek careers in the public sector and in health care.

January 2018 SSPD Awardees

February 13, 2018

Congratulations to our January 2018 SSPD Awardees!

  • Lydia Cruz ($2,500): PHR/SPHR exam preparation workshop
  • Victoria Vicencio ($2,025): PlanSource Eclipse 2018 Conference
  • Jody Graves ($1,800): 2018 HEUG/Alliance Conference
  • Susan Hansen ($1,800): 2018 HEUG/Alliance Conference
  • Benjamin Thompson ($700): ScrumMaster® Certification Training
  • Amanda Kruzona ($1,800): 2018 HEUG/Alliance Conference
  • Brandan McBride ($1,590): College Board – A Dream Deferred Conference
  • Kevin Perrin ($1,700): 2018 HEUG/Alliance Conference
  • Rebecca Rahn ($1,800): 2018 HEUG/Alliance Conference
  • Deb Stout ($1,750): Associated Builders and Contractors Annual Conference
  • Bruce Morrison ($2,340): Effectively Leveraging Data in Enrollment Management Workshop
  • Kayla Leonard ($1,800): NASPA Foundation Conference
  • Azusena Nevares ($1,800): NASPA Foundation Conference
  • Kathy Schoen ($1,938): OCLC Resource Sharing Conference 2018
  • Toni Harrison ($2,133): American Library Association Annual Conference 2018

GRCC In the News, 2-7-18

February 7, 2018

GRCC’s $1M grant will train vulnerable residents for public works, health jobs

Feb. 6, 2018; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Grand Rapids Community College received a three-year, $1 million grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to help train residents in vulnerable neighborhoods for in-demand jobs in the public works and health care fields.

Program Aims to Boost Humanities Education in Michigan

Feb. 7, 2018; U.S. News & World Report

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A new program aims to give community college students greater opportunities to transfer to the University of Michigan to study the humanities.

… The three-year program will lead to similar collaborations with Grand Rapids Community College and Schoolcraft College. It’s expected to create a new model for humanities majors who intend to transfer to University of Michigan from community colleges across Michigan.

Cajun dinner/dance FUNdraiser to celebrate Mardi Gras Creole cuisine, live music and dance instruction

Feb. 6, 2018; Ludington Daily News

The Ludington Area Center for the Arts will celebrate Mardi Gras Saturday, Feb. 10 with a Cajun dinner and dance FUNdraiser.

… Chef Barry Sherlock has designed this year’s menu and will be cooking up his great ideas. Sherlock is a graduate of the Culinary Arts Institute at Grand Rapids Community College. His culinary career has spanned a diversity of endeavors including executive chef of Green Ridge Country Club in Grand Rapids, Mich., hotel and banquet kitchen management and restaurant executive chef/kitchen management. He has additionally owned and operated a restaurant, catered privately and has volunteered his culinary expertise extensively throughout the local community. Sherlock currently serves as the dietary supervisor at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital.

Ann Arbor-area high school grads to make it to the NFL

Feb. 6, 2018; MLive

Few high school football players ever receive a scholarship to play at the collegiate level, and even fewer get a chance to play in the NFL.

… Ypsilanti’s Marcus Benard

… Benard was an unknown commodity coming out of high school and began his collegiate career at Grand Rapids Community College. He spent his last two years at Jackson State, combining for 25 sacks.

News at 6 p.m.

Feb. 6, 2018; FOX 17

The Bruce Doane Senior Baseball Camp had its annual camp last weekend at Grand Rapids Community College, and the shortage and increasing age of umpires at the high school level have become important factors for the camp.

Last call for SSPD applications

January 25, 2018

The deadline for the submission of grant applications for the Support Staff Professional Development (SSPD) program is January 26, 2018, at 4:30 p.m. The SSPD application packet and SSPD Guidelines are available on the Grants Department web page at www.grcc.edu/sspdgrants. Please note that applications must include a supervisor’s approval form, a budget form, and budget documentation. If you have any questions about SSPD grants, please contact Lisa Dopke, Associate Director of Grants & Resource Development at 234-3340 or ldopke@grcc.edu. Good luck!

SSPD Grants: January 2018 funding opportunity

January 8, 2018

The deadline for the submission of grant applications for the Support Staff Professional Development (SSPD) program is January 26, 2018, at 4:30 p.m. The SSPD application packet and SSPD Guidelines are available on the Grants Department webpage. Please note that applications must include a supervisor’s approval form, a budget form, and budget documentation. If you have any questions about SSPD grants, please contact Lisa Dopke, Associate Director of Grants & Resource Development at 234-3340 or ldopke@grcc.edu. Good luck!

Gratitude from the Grants Department

November 20, 2017

As we settle into the season of gratitude, we wanted to take the opportunity to recognize and thank the many faculty and staff who have participated in grantseeking efforts during the past year. Our department would not be nearly as successful without their significant contributions of time, effort, and in some cases good humor, to get us through the project development and grant writing processes.

This year, we would like to extend our gratitude to the following faculty and staff:

  • Steve Abid
  • Lorena Aguayo-Marquez
  • Jennifer Batten
  • JaneAnn Benson
  • Marisol Blanco
  • Dillon Carr
  • Anna Maria Clark
  • Dan Clark
  • Lannie Collard
  • John Cowles
  • Lisa Gloege
  • Domingo Hernandez-Gomez
  • Jim Holyfield
  • Vicky Janowiak
  • Sheila Jones
  • Amy Koning
  • Jeanne Lacy
  • Tari Mattox
  • Anne Meilof
  • Pamela Miller
  • Bruce Morrison
  • Mursalata Muhammad
  • Tom Neils
  • Julie Parks
  • Sarah Petz
  • Vicky Powers
  • Andrew Rozema
  • David Selmon
  • Sharon Umlor
  • John VanElst
  • Rick Vander Veen
  • Becky Yoder

IIPD Grant Awards for October

November 16, 2017

IIPD Grant Awards for October 2017:

  • Don Steeby — $1,382 to attend HVAC Excellence Educators Conference.
  • Maryann Lesert — $1,767 to attend Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference.
  • Jenna Hess — $4,499 to complete Assistive Technology Certificate Program.
  • Melissa Boman — $3,091 to acquire a certification degree in Early Childhood Technology.

Grants Lab Newsletter: October 2017

October 19, 2017

SSPD Award recipients named

October 16, 2017

Congratulations to our September 2017 SSPD Awardees!

  • Lisa Brown ($1,750): BBCON 2017 Conference
  • Elly Bainbridge ($1,000): 2017 Close It Conference
  • Elleena Chrzan ($1,000): 2017 Close It Conference
  • Paul Doane ($1,155): Federal Student Aid (FSA) Conference
  • Andrew Masters ($1,155): Federal Student Aid (FSA) Conference
  • Kathleen White ($1,450): National Coalition for Campus Children’s Centers Conference
  • Derek Brunn ($1,250): National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics Conference
  • Leigh Jajuga ($2,464): Confab Higher Ed 2017
  • Ryan Nausieda ($2,250): League for Innovation Community College Conference

IIPD Grant Applications are due on October 11, 2017 at 4:30 p.m.

October 10, 2017

The deadline for the submission of grant applications for the Instructional Improvement & Professional Development (IIPD) Grants program is 4:30 p.m., October 11, 2017. Information about how to apply for an IIPD grant can be found at this website: IIPD Application and Guidelines. Please note that applications must include Dean’s and Department Head Approval forms, a budget form and budget documentation. If you have any questions about IIPD grants, please contact Judith Larsen, Director, Grants and Resource Development Department, at 234-3910 or jmlarsen@grcc.edu. Good luck!

IIPD Grant Applications are due on October 11, 2017 at 4:30 p.m.

October 9, 2017

The deadline for the submission of grant applications for the Instructional Improvement & Professional Development (IIPD) Grants program is 4:30 p.m., October 11, 2017. Information about how to apply for an IIPD grant can be found at this website: IIPD Application and Guidelines. Please note that applications must include Dean’s and Department Head Approval forms, a budget form and budget documentation. If you have any questions about IIPD grants, please contact Judith Larsen, Director, Grants and Resource Development Department, at 234-3910 or jmlarsen@grcc.edu. Good luck!

IIPD Grant Applications are due on October 11, 2017 at 4:30 pm.

October 6, 2017

The deadline for the submission of grant applications for the Instructional Improvement & Professional Development (IIPD) Grants program is 4:30 p.m., October 11, 2017. Information about how to apply for an IIPD grant can be found at this website: IIPD Application and Guidelines. Please note that applications must include Dean’s and Department Head Approval forms, a budget form and budget documentation. If you have any questions about IIPD grants, please contact Judith Larsen, Director, Grants and Resource Development Department, at 234-3910 or jmlarsen@grcc.edu. Good luck!

IIPD Grant Applications are due on October 11, 2017 at 4:30 pm.

September 29, 2017

The deadline for the submission of grant applications for the Instructional Improvement & Professional Development (IIPD) Grants program is 4:30 p.m., October 11, 2017. Information about how to apply for an IIPD grant can be found at this website: IIPD Application and Guidelines. Please note that applications must include Dean’s and Department Head Approval forms, a budget form and budget documentation. If you have any questions about IIPD grants, please contact Judith Larsen, Director, Grants and Resource Development Department, at 234-3910 or jmlarsen@grcc.edu. Good luck!

IIPD Grant Applications are due on October 11, 2017 at 4:30 pm.

September 28, 2017

The deadline for the submission of grant applications for the Instructional Improvement & Professional Development (IIPD) Grants program is 4:30 p.m., October 11, 2017. Information about how to apply for an IIPD grant can be found at this website: IIPD Application and Guidelines. Please note that applications must include Dean’s and Department Head Approval forms, a budget form and budget documentation. If you have any questions about IIPD grants, please contact Judith Larsen, Director, Grants and Resource Development Department, at 234-3910 or jmlarsen@grcc.edu. Good luck!

IIPD Grant Applications are due on October 11, 2017 at 4:30 pm.

September 27, 2017

The deadline for the submission of grant applications for the Instructional Improvement & Professional Development (IIPD) Grants program is 4:30 p.m., October 11, 2017. Information about how to apply for an IIPD grant can be found at this website: IIPD Application and Guidelines. Please note that applications must include Dean’s and Department Head Approval forms, a budget form and budget documentation. If you have any questions about IIPD grants, please contact Judith Larsen, Director, Grants and Resource Development Department, at 234-3910 or jmlarsen@grcc.edu. Good luck!