Partners Newsletter - Keeping you Informed

Important Information Issue No 69| Spring Quarter | March/April 2011


Important Information

Former Washington State Governor Gary Locke named as US Ambassador to China. - Read

Important Dates

Spring Quarter: March through June 2011
Housing move-in date March 21, 2011
Orientation and testing begins March 22, 2011
Classes start March 28, 2011
Classes end June 13, 2011
Summer Quarter: June through August 2011
Housing move-in date June 15, 2011
Orientation and testing begins June 16, 2011
Classes start June 20, 2011
Classes end August 11, 2011
Fall Quarter: September through December 2011
Housing move-in date September 7 & 8, 2011
Orientation and testing begins September 9, 2011
Classes start September 19, 2011
Classes end December 8, 2011

Apply Now for Fall Quarter – Housing Placement Priority and Early Registration

We strongly encourage students to apply now to establish their housing placement priority and eligibility for early academic class registration. Housing placement priority is based on receipt of completed housing application and placement fee. Our popular Campus Corner Apartments fill every quarter and have a waiting list. So, get your spot now for fall quarter!

GRCC’s YouKu site is up!

YouKu is essentially China’s version of YouTube. Check out Green River student testimonial videos and more:

GRCC Partner Appreciation Reception at NAFSA – Vancouver, Canada

We warmly invite you to attend our Green River Partner Appreciation Reception.

  • Thursday June 2: 5:00-7:00pm
  • Location: Sheraton, Wall Centre

Let us know if you are planning to join us. RSVP to Wendy Stewart:

Also, please let us know if you would like to visit our campus while you are in the area. Vancouver is only 2 ½ hours from Seattle by car. We would be delighted to host your visit to our campus and the Seattle area.

Visiting GRCC – Take the Train from Vancouver to Seattle

The train is a great way to get from Vancouver, BC to Seattle. The times are convenient and the costs are reasonable. It takes just 3 hours. You can book online:

Green River Staff on the Road

Wendy Stewart
Indonesia/Hong Kong: March 24 - April 1
Ross Jennings Ross Jennings
China: April
Algeria & Tunisia: May 1 - 14
Geoff Moody Geoff Moody
India: March 18 - April 2
MacKenzie Hizon MacKenzie Hizon
Vietnam: March 14 - 23
Hong Kong: March 24 - April 1
Leo Harten Leo Harten
Our Recruitment Representative, is currently living in Indonesia. If you would like Leo to assist you with any promotional activities, please let us know. 


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