Green River College was recently awarded a $400,000 grant through the Strada Education Network Employer and Community College Partnership Challenge. The grant is part of an effort to support innovative collaborations across the country between community colleges and employers. Green River will also participate in opportunities to share insights and learn from other community colleges and employers, through a community of practice.
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:
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.
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.