Prepare for manufacturing careers with accelerated program

In Uncategorized on July 3, 2015 by grcctoday Tagged:

Plastics_Manufacturing_A_02_2013_054In 40 hours, you can be ready for entry-level manufacturing work!

Topics for GRCC’s Manufacturing Readiness Program were selected by human resource managers. You’ll learn what you need to succeed and grown in a manufacturing career. Those who successfully complete the program are guaranteed at least two interviews with a West Michigan manufacturer! A high school diploma or GED is required.

Course topics include:

  • communication and teamwork.
  • measurement and manufacturing math.
  • understanding basic quality assurance.
  • basic blueprint reading.
  • workplace skills.
  • interviewing techniques.

Classes are scheduled for:

  • 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 13 to 17.
  • 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 3 to 7.

To learn more or to sign up, click here.


GRCC to close July 3 for Independence Day

In Uncategorized on July 2, 2015 by grcctoday Tagged: ,

GRCC’s campuses will be closed July 3  — enjoy your holiday.

To see the 2015-2016 academic calendar, click here.


#tbt: softball team’s trip to national competitition in 1997, 1998

In Uncategorized on July 2, 2015 by grcctoday Tagged:

GRCC’s #tbt: The softball team won the regional championships and advanced to the national tournament in 1997 and again in 1998.

1998 GRCC softball team

1998 GRCC softball team


GRCC In the News, 7-2-15

In Uncategorized on July 2, 2015 by grcctoday Tagged: , ,

Behind the kitchen door…Q&A with Sous Chef Matthew “Ruby” Rubick

July 1, 2015; MLive

Chef Q&A with Bay Pointe Inn Sous Chef Matthew “Ruby” Rubick.

… Culinary education: Secchia Institute for Culinary Education at Grand Rapids Community College, graduated April 2011.


GRCC In the News, 7-1-15

In Uncategorized on July 1, 2015 by grcctoday Tagged: ,

Make the dream of college education come true

June 30, 2015; WOTV

GRANDS RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) — A statewide college scholarship has helped a Grand Rapids woman beat the statistical odds against her.

… With help from the Fostering Futures Scholarship, (Nikie) Nevius was able to afford tuition at Grand Rapids Community College where she studies nursing. The scholarship gave Nevius relief of financial burden and allowed her to focus on going to school and getting good grades.


Geology students explore Upper Peninsula

In Uncategorized on July 1, 2015 by grcctoday Tagged: ,

An eight-hour drive took students in Tari Mattox’s Historical Geology course 2 billion years into the past.

Some of the oldest rocks on Earth are exposed in the Upper Peninsula and are evidence of our continent’s tumultuous beginning. Students put their geology skills to use by identifying and interpreting rocks from a vast array of outcrops. They moved from the “sea to the shore” as they identified submarine lava flows, beach sands now tilted to a near-vertical angle, ancient lifeforms called stromatolites, and stacked beds of pure iron ore that fueled Michigan’s automobile industry.

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Photo shoot gets squirrely

In Uncategorized on July 1, 2015 by grcctoday Tagged:

You never know who will show up at a GRCC photo shoot …



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