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Transfer Fair 2021 & Your Library

Transfer Fair poster

GRCC is hosting a Transfer Fair next Monday and you won’t want to miss it. It’s a great opportunity to meet representatives from multiple schools, and to ask questions about transfer requirements, transfer dates and deadlines. This event isn’t just for students ready to transfer – it’s for everyone who plans to transfer in the future.

Monday, October 18
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
First Floor Applied Technology Center

To prepare for the Transfer Fair, librarians recommend that you check out the [Careers & Education] tab found on most Subject Guides. That tab includes information about jobs in a particular field, the job market, professional associations, as well as links to top transfer colleges and universities for your chosen major. You should also check out Transfer Out instructions here.

Haven’t figured out what you want to go into? Try the [Careers Interest & Skills Inventories] on the [Careers Subject Guide]. You may be surprised by some of the careers that match your interests and skills.

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TRiO Scholars Present

GRCC Scholars Poster Presentation invitation

You won’t want to miss the GRCC Scholars Poster Presentation this Wednesday, Oct. 13! It’s always interesting to see what each student accomplished during their Summer Research Programs. Upon their return to GRCC, students make poster presentations just like professionals do at conferences.

TRiO Support Services offers several options in their Summer Research Program. Check them out on the TRiO Subject Guide. You’ll be able to pick up program literature at the Poster Presentation, as well as ask students about their experience. Plus, snacks :>

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I’ll Be There For You….

Yes, it’s the refrain from the theme song from Friends, but it’s also this year’s theme for World Bullying Prevention Month. Bullying is not just a problem for K-12 school-aged children. It impacts college-aged students, and other adults. Bullying can be at the coffee shop, on the city bus, in class, at your workplace, even at church.

Librarian Mike Klawitter curated October’s book display on the 2nd floor of the Library. Check out (literally) any of the books on display – we’ve got more online!

Bullying Prevention Month display
“Bullying, cyberbullying, racism, hatred, LGBTQIA+ discrimination and homophobia are direct causes of mental health issues. Stand up against hate, racism, and discrimination.
Change the culture with diversity, equity, equality, inclusion, civility – and unity becomes our destiny.”

Stomp out Bullying!

Stomp Out Bullying logo

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Our Frontliner Dental Hygienists

There are few careers more “in your face” and less socially-distanced than those in the dental professions. This month we celebrate our Dental Hygienist students, grads, and faculty who have so resiliently provided dental care during these past many months.

National Dental Hygienist Month 2021 poster

GRCC’s Library supports dental hygiene and assisting students with special resources (like Dentistry & Oral Sciences Source database and the Journal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice) found on the Dental Programs Subject Guide.

If working in the field of dentistry interests you, check out the [Dental Careers and Education] tab for more information.

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National Hispanic American Heritage Month

National Hispanic American Heritage Month is celebrated from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15, and the month honors generations of Hispanic Americans who have positively influenced and enriched our nation and society.

Cynthia Browne, Library Evening Circulation Specialist, curated this book display found on the Library’s 1st floor. Displayed books cover famous Hispanic Americans, living and dead. Also showcased are art images of three Hispanic Americans luminaries drawn by our GRCC colleague Mark Fortuna. See more of Mark’s artwork on Facebook:

National Hispanic American Heritage Month display
All books inside the display may be checked out!

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