Upgraded digital signs are a new way to tell the GRCC story

The digital signs in buildings across the GRCC campuses have a new look, bringing more information about people and events.

The new presentations go into effect on Monday, Feb. 18, and Tuesday, Feb. 19, and are the result of a collaboration between the Communications and IT departments.

New software allows us to display dynamic, branded content in line with our mission to provide relevant information to our students in innovative ways. You can expect to see institutional events, information, and videos reinforcing to students and employees that GRCC is a welcoming place for our community and beyond.

Events, with some exceptions, that require design from our Graphics department will automatically have a digital sign created for them.

Communications welcomes Alissa Raddatz

Please join us in welcoming Alissa Raddatz as GRCC’s new lead designer in the Communications Department.

Alissa brings more than 10 years’ experience in higher education design work, including serving as senior graphic designer for Lone Star College in Texas. The Houston college has about 100,000 students and is one of the fastest-growing community colleges in the nation.

Most recently, the Mount Pleasant native has been a graphic designer for Ferris State University, focusing on statewide and online programs and efforts to develop awareness, recruit and retain students, and support online and campus programs.

Alissa’s Ferris office was in GRCC’s Wisner-Bottrall Applied Technology Center. So while it’s a short move for her, we know she’ll take us very far!

Graphic designer Michelle Rose wins awards

GRCC graphic designer Michelle Rose recently won two Addys from the American Advertising Federation of West Michigan‘s annual award show. Her pieces are currently being judged at the regional level.

She won:

  • Gold Addy and Judge’s Choice Award for Identity for her Divani Logo.
  • Silver Addy for her Lagom Meadery Logo.

Both logos can be seen in the scroll of images in this MLive article.

Be sure to congratulate Michelle the next time to you work with her on your design project!