Join other poetry lovers – and celebrate National Poetry Month – when you attend tomorrow night’s poetry reading and book signing. Post-Beat poet and Grand Rapids Poet Laureate Emeritus, David Cope, will read from his newest book, The Invisible Keys, New and Selected Poems, as well as from poems that span his career. A long-time GRCC English professor, Cope sparked the poetic imaginations of many of his student and served as editor of Grand Rapids Community College Display Magazine for many years. Copies of Cope’s book published by Ghost Pony Press will be available for sale at $16.
- 7:00 PM, Thursday, April 12.
- LRC Library & Learning Commons 2nd Floor | 140 Ransom Ave. NE, GR, 49503 | Building #10 on the campus map).
- Open to the public. | Refreshments | Public parking available in the Bostwick Parking Ramp. (# 8 on the campus map).
Starting next Monday (April 16th) the GRCC Library will, once again, be hosting Exam Cram! Come join us to take advantage of the quiet and group study areas, expanded tutoring services, crafting sessions, and FREE refreshments all week long! We will be open during regular hours during the week and EXTENDED HOURS on both Saturday and Sunday. And don’t forget—library fines will be waived upon request during the week of Exam Cram. We look forward to seeing you!
Plan to attend our last event in the Fake News series. Facilitated by Jennifer Ackerman-Haywood, GRCC adjunct journalism professor, Collegiate Advisor & Former MLive reporter, a panel of journalists in various points of their careers will discuss our changing media landscape and the effects of fake news on the journalism industry.
Tuesday, April 10, 201 | 11:30 a.m. | Library & Learning Commons (2nd floor, West).
The program includes features:
- Catherine Behrendt (QZZM-13)
- Clayton Cummins (GRCC Alumnus & Anchor for WILX News-10)
- Justin Dawes (GRCC Alumnus & Grand Rapids Business Journal)
- Bart Deiters (Wood TV-8)
- Jim Harger (MLive)
- Shelly Irwin (WGVU)
- Participation of student editors from the GRCC Collegiate
Sponsored by GRCC’s Campus Common Reading Committee, Dean’s Office for Instructional Support, Library and Learning Commons, Facilities, and Media Technologies. Open to the public. Refreshments!
Studies have shown that crafting can help reduce anxiety and improve concentration. That’s why the GRCC Library, in collaboration with Craftsanity’s Jennifer Ackerman-Haywood, will be offering two introductory-level printmaking sessions during Exam Cram week (April 16th-22nd). Here’s what you need to know:
WHEN? Monday, April 16th (1pm-3pm) and Wednesday, April 18th (10am-12pm)
WHERE? Room 206 (located on the 2nd floor of the GRCC Library)
WHO? All students are welcome and there is no registration required
And don’t forget, free refreshments will be provided all week long!