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Winter Welcome Week includes carnival, Involvement Day

The Campus Activities Board has planned documentary screenings, games and food for Winter Welcome Week, Jan. 15 to 18:

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day — The documentary “Show Me Democracy” will be shown 1-3 p.m. Jan. 15 in room 103 of Sneden Hall. A question-and-answer session will follow.
  • Involvement Day — Learn about different organizations and departments on campus from noon to 2:30 p.m. Jan. 16 in the Raider Grille.
  • Carnival — Games and food will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 17 in the Student Center’s second-floor multipurpose room.
  • Student Tech Day — Get help with your electronic devices, Blackboard, your GRCC email and other tech issues from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 18 in the Raider Grille.




Welcome Week includes transfer event, student clubs, scavenger hunt

GRCC’s Welcome Week — September 5 to 7 — has a whole new look!

Here’s the schedule:

  • Transfer and Advising Day — 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. September 5.
  • Involvement Day, with student clubs and organizations — 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. September 6.
  • Raider Rush scavenger hunt along with a Humane Society fundraiser — 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. September 7.

All activities will be held on the Student Plaza (near the Main Building). If it rains, they’ll move to the Raider Grille (second floor of the Student Center).

Sign up your group for Involvement Day

The Campus Activities Board has opened registration for Welcome Week’s Involvement Day (formerly known as Club Day).

Student groups can promote themselves during Involvement Day, which will be 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. September 6 on the Student Plaza. If you are interested in registering your organization, please fill out the registration form; this is different from selecting RSVP. The deadline to register is September 1.

Welcome Week includes new events

Welcome Week runs Jan. 17 through 19 and includes several new events!

Here’s the schedule:

Jan. 17

  • Club and Department Day — 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Raider Grille.

Jan. 18

  • Heritage Day — 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Raider Grille. The Asian Student Union, Black Africana Student Union, Intervarsity, Hispanic Student Organization and International Student Organization will share learning activities and performances. Free food, games and more!
  • Diversity Painting Classes — Advance signup is required for this event. Sessions run 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30-3 p.m. in the Student Center’s multipurpose room. Paint a canvas and learn about artists Romare Bearden, Diego Rivera, Stephen Mopope and Goya!
  • Stand Up Comedy with Chris James — 6-7 p.m. in the ATC auditorium. James started his career in New York after he landed a modeling contract and has since performed at the New York Comedy Club and at the Comedy Store and The Laugh Factory in California. Refreshments will be provided.
  • Cards Against Hypnosis with David Hall — 8-9 p.m. in the ATC auditorium. Comedy hypnotist Hall specializes in unpredictable and interactive hypnosis shows.

Jan. 19

  • Open Mic Night — 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the ATC auditorium. Want to share your skills at spoken word pieces, music, dance, karaoke or other performance? Here’s your chance! Refreshments will be provided.
  • Poetry Night featuring Olivia Gatwood — 8-9 p.m. in the ATC auditorium, with a workshop following the performance. Gatwood is a writer and sex and relationships columnist based out of New York. Her work has been featured on HBO, Huffington Post, Bustle and “Versus and Flow.” This show contains mature content and language.