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Library sets Exam Week, summer hours

The library will have adjusted hours in the upcoming weeks:

  • April 21 and 22 — 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. for Exam Cram.
  • April 23 through 26 — regular hours of 7:30 a.m. to 9:45 p.m. ]
  • April 27 — regular hours of 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • April 28 and 29 — closed.
  • April 30 to May 4 — 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The library’s summer hours start May 7 and run through Aug. 17:

  • 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays.
  • 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays.

The library will be closed May 28 for Memorial Day and July 4 for Independence Day.


GRCC In the News, 4-10-18

Grand Rapids Community College offering two spring drone courses

April 9, 2018; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Realtors, farmers and the construction industry are among dozens of groups with an interest in drones.

Colleges have noted this interest, and Grand Rapids Community College is among a growing number responding to area demands for drone classes.

News 8

April 9, 2018; WOOD TV

Some college students are struggling with basic needs, according to a new study … more than a third of college students are struggling to find food and housing.

We reached out to Grand Rapids Community College this afternoon. They tell us the college operates a food pantry to help students in need. The number of students using that resource has declined in recent years.

College Honors

April 9, 2018; White Lake Beacon

The following local students were among 25 Muskegon Community College students who were inducted into the college’s Beta Xi Xi chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society during its 26th ceremony at MCC held March 14 in the Blue and Gold Room on campus.

… Assisting with the 2018 ceremony was Morgan Brown, the PTK Regional President from Grand Rapids Community College.

Grand Rapids poet David Cope releases latest anthology

April 9, 2018; Grand Rapids Magazine

David Cope’s poems are derived from the experiences hes cultivated over the years. They are snippets of inner monologues, conversations and moments in time that capture soulful characters through thoughtfully painted portraits and expressive accounts of real situations.

… Cope will be reading excerpts from “The Invisible Keys: New and Selected Poems” at two local poetry readings this week:

… Thursday, April 12 at the Grand Rapids Community College Library from 7 p.m. 8:30 p.m.

Library hosts Exam Cram from April 16 to 22

The GRCC library is hosting Exam Cram, with free snacks and spaces for quiet study and group work, from April 16 to 22.

Exam Cram also offers:

  • Print-making sessions with Craftsanity‘s Jennifer Ackerman-Haywood from 1-3 p.m. April 16 and 10 a.m. to noon April 18.
  • Extended library hours — 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. — on April 21 and 22.
  • Tutoring in select subjects on April 21 and 22.

No registration is required.




Grand Rapids Poet Laureate Emeritus David Cope to read from new book

Grand Rapids Poet Laureate Emeritus David Cope will read from his new book, The Invisible Keys: New and Selected Poems, and from poetry he’s written throughout his career, during a special event from 7-8:30 p.m. April 12 on the GRCC library’s second floor.

A longtime GRCC English professor, Cope sparked the poetic imaginations of many of his students. He also served as editor of GRCC’s Display Magazine for many years.

Copies of Cope’s book, published by Ghost Pony Press, will be for sale for $16 during the event, and refreshments will be served.


Panel of journalists to discuss ‘fake news’ on April 10

GRCC’s yearlong focus on “fake news,” organized by the library, will end with a panel discussion on April 10.

Journalism adjunct and Collegiate adviser Jennifer Ackerman-Haywood will moderate a panel of local media:

  • Catherine Behrendt, of WZZM.
  • Clayton Cummins, GRCC alumnus and WILX anchor.
  • Justin Dawes, GRCC alumnus and Grand Rapids Business Journal reporter.
  • Bart Deiters, of Wood TV.
  • Jim Harger, of MLive.
  • Shelly Irwin, of WGVU.
  • student editors from The Collegiate.

“Fake News from a Journalist’s Perspective” starts at 11:30 a.m. April 10 on the library’s second floor. Everyone is welcome!


Workshop looks at planning for success

You use GPS when you’re traveling to an unfamiliar destination — but what’s your personal GPS on the route to success? And even if you think you have a plan, what’s your contingency if it takes a sudden turn off course?

Attorney Rasheed Ali Cromwell will present a free workshop on Seeds of Success: Next Level Leadership — open to students, faculty and staff — from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 29 in the ATC auditorium.

The session, a collaboration between Student Alliance, the Woodrick Center and the Campus Climate CAP, will help you create a route,  direction and blueprint for professional development as a college student.

Questions? Contact Tambor Bustance at tbustance@grcc.edu or Sophia Brewer at sbrewer@grcc.edu.