Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Spring 2009 E-Newsletter Issue #4

May 22nd- Last Day to submit Pass/Non-credit petition to Enrollment Services for any class. Last day to complete official withdrawal from spring quarter. All registration must be complete.

Appointments with Your Advisor

If you have a scheduled appointment with your advisor be sure not to miss it. Your NSA is particularly important. Those who fail to complete their NSA are blocked at their registration time. Mark your appointment on your calendar and be sure to show up at the scheduled time.

Transfer Workshop

Are you transferring to a university? Attend the Transfer Workshop and find out about:

  • how to make your transfer go smoothly

  • how to transition to a university campus

  • strategies for success on your new campus

  • the quarter system vs. semester system
  • which forms to fill out, etc...
Have all these questions and more answered on May 13, 2009 at 12:00pm in TC 206

English Teaching Certificate (15hours*4 weeks)If you have a four year degree (or are close to finishing) and you want to spend one year teaching English abroad, join us! We have a training program that qualifies you to teach English abroad.
Course Fee: $995
Date:June 29 to July 24, 2009
Location: Green River Community College Main Campus
Contact: Kai Hibbeln, Program Director.
E-mail: khibbeln@greenriver.edu Phone:2538339111(ext.2135)

For IESL Students
In-class registration forms will be distributed in your Reading/Writing classes starting on Monday, May 11th. They are used to determine your plans for next quarter. When you fill it out, please be sure all of your information is accurate and up to date. If you plan on taking a vacation quarter, transferring, or going home, please be sure to see your advisor as soon as possible. If you plan on attending GRCC, you will be registered when we receive your form. If you are not sure of your plans, an IESL staff member will follow up with you in a few weeks.

We need your pictures and/or videos to put in the IESL graduation movie. Remember there will be rewards given to those who participate. Please turn in your pictures/videos to Jena or Sarah in IVA 101 or email them to jmcarmack@greenriver.edu. The deadline is May 29th so you still have time to be part of the graduation movie.

2nd Annual Native American Pow Wow at GRCC

Date: May 9th 12:00 noon-6:00 pm. Free Event! Come enjoy Native American music, culture, crafts and food!

Pool Party (Swimming)

Date: May 9th 2009 (Saturday). Price: $1 for student and $3 for non-student. Location: YMCA Auburn Valley Branch. Time: 6:30-9:30 PM (BE AT THE BUS CIRCLE BY 6:40) 17 max capacity of students. Be fast. First come first serve! Sign up in Student Programs! For more info please contact Revy Saerang (rsaerang@greenriver.edu ) or Eric Januar (ejanuar@greenriver.edu) or call Student Life Office 253-833-9111 ext 2400.

Summer Activities

Campus Safety
* GRCC Safety Alert- Subscribe to GRCC Safety Alert and keep informed of Campus emergencies, safety issues and inclement weather emergency closures. This is a FREE service available to all GRCC students. Click here to learn more and to subscribe.
* Send a Red Flag- GRCC has an information reporting system. Please click here to report any suspicious behavior or security threats on campus. In a true emergency please call 911 first to contact the police, the fire department or to get emergency medical help.
* Safety Ride is available for transportation between campus and the nearby apartments after dark. You may call for a ride from dusk to 11pm on Thursday through Sunday, and from dusk to 2am on Friday and Saturday. 253-797-4868.

Campus Resources
Counseling Services
The Math Learning Center
The Writing Center
Library Reference Chat
Campus Corner Housing

Contact Information
IP Telephone 253-288-3300
Alvin Tai: ttai@greenriver.edu
Jessica Galán: jgalan@greenriver.edu
Sarah Hamilton: shamilton@greenriver.edu
John Tankersley: jtankersley@greeniver.edu

If you have any feedback or comments regarding this newsletter, please email ipadvising@greenriver.edu
Disclaimer: Green River Community College has made reasonable efforts to provide in this schedule information that is accurate at the time of publication. However, the college reserves the right to make appropriate changes in procedures, policies, calendars, requirements, programs, courses, and fees. When feasible, changes will be announced prior to their effective dates, but the college assumes no responsibility for giving any particular notice of any such changes. Nothing contained herein shall be construed to create any offer to contract or any contractual rights. Green River Community College does not discriminate against anyone based on race, ethnicity, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age, religion, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability, or status as a disabled person or veteran of war, in accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Students needing an alternative medium for communicating must contact Disability Support Services in Educational Planning, ext. 2631. Limitation of Liability: The college's total liability for claims arising from a contractual relationship with the student in any way related to classes or programs shall be limited to the tuition and expenses paid by the student to the college for those classes or programs. In no event shall the college be liable for any special, indirect, incidental, or consequential damages, including but not limited to, loss of earnings or profits.

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