Campus Activities Board seeks letters for those in military

From now through Dec. 8, the Campus Activities Board is collecting inspirational letters to those serving in the military.

Please drop off completed letters to the Student Life Office, room 2 in the Student Center.  Your letters — you do not need to put them in individual envelopes — should be uplifting and positive; it can include:

  • “Happy holidays.”
  • “Merry Christmas.”
  • “Happy New Year.”
  • “Thank you for your service.”
  • “With much appreciation.”
  • your name and that you’re a GRCC student.
  • your address (optional).

Do not include:

  • any glitter or confetti.
  • rude comments.

Dental Assisting Club holds toothbrush sale

The Dental Assisting Club is having its annual toothbrush sale!

  • Oral B brushes — available in Children’s Stage 3 (for ages 4-7), Children’s Stage 4 (ages 8 and older), and Adult Deep Clean Manual Toothbrush — are $10 a dozen or $5 for a half-dozen.
  • Oral B Genius 8000 Power Brush (Bluetooth) — which is sold retail for $175 — is $80.
  • Crest Professional Strength Whitestrips (four times stronger than available retail) — are $30.

These will be delivered before the holidays, for your gift giving! Email your orders to Julie Bera at

GRCC In the News, 12-5-17

Announcing 32nd Annual MLK Day Community Celebration

Dec. 4, 2017; Broadway World

The 32nd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration on Jan. 15 will honor the life and legacy of King with a community celebration that features Keynote Speaker April Reign, creator of the viral hashtag #OscarsSoWhite, and the premiere of the opera “I DREAM” at Fountain Street Church.

The celebration is open to the public and is hosted in collaboration with Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids Community College, Davenport University and Opera Grand Rapids.

Jamieson Resigns As Furman Head Softball Coach; King Named Interim Coach For 2018 Season

Dec. 4, 2017; Furman Paladins (Furman University athletics publication)

Greenville, S.C. — Wally King has been named interim head coach for the Furman softball program after the resignation of Kyle Jamieson, who has accepted the position of associate head coach at Clemson, it was announced on Monday by Paladin director of athletics Mike Buddie.

… A National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) member, King began his coaching career on the collegiate level at Grand Rapids Community College as the assistant softball coach and head recruiter. During his three seasons with GRCC, he helped develop the program into a national title contender with back-to-back World Series appearances.


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