Governor Inslee announced last month that the State of Washington will be ending its remaining COVID-19 emergency orders and state of emergency by Oct. 31. Green River College has reviewed the state’s guidance and will be making the following changes to the College’s current COVID-19 protocols, effective Nov. 1, 2022:
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Green River College's College Relations team recently received top honors from the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) - District 7 Medallion Awards competition. This annual competition is exclusive to, and judged by, marketing and public relations professionals at community and technical colleges.
It is with deep sadness that I write to share the news of the passing of Rich Rutkowski, Green River’s third president. The College was informed of his passing on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022.
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U.S. Representative Kim Schrier and Lourdes E. 'Alfie' Alvarado-Ramos, director, Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs, hosted a roundtable conversation with GRC veteran and military students on Oct. 3 to discuss the recent passage of the Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics (PACT) Act.
The Green River College Foundation recently named Erin Jones the winner of the inaugural D.R. Hanford Leadership Award for her nationally recognized work in education, equity, social justice, and community outreach.
Green River College will resume normal in person operating hours Monday, Sept. 6. Proof of vaccination, or approved exemption, is still required for all on campus classes, activities, work, or services. The College recommend mask wearing and will require masks in certain situations or locations. Faculty may require masking for their individual classes and will notify their students if masks will be required prior to the first day of their in-person class.
This fall, students in Kitsap and Mason counties will have the opportunity to launch a career in aviation, thanks to a new partnership between Green River College, Olympic College, and Avian Flight Center in Bremerton. Through the new partnership, students who graduate from Olympic College's Aviation Technology Associate of Applied Science program will be qualified to enter GRC’s Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) program in Aeronautical Science.
Ha Nguyen was recently announced as Green River College's new Vice President of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. Ha has over twenty years of experience in Washington State’s community and technical college (CTC) system and is fiercely dedicated to ensuring equitable access and supports for our students of color and other systemically minoritized students. Ha will join Green River College on August 16, 2022.
Green River College is celebrating the works of students through August 6th. The Annual Student Art Exhibition and biennial LabTech Exhibition are taking place both in-person on campus and virtually.
Green River College will celebrate the life and legacy of founding president, Dr. Melvin (Mel) Lindbloom at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 20, 2022. The event will take place both in-person in the Mel Lindbloom Student Union and virtually on Zoom.