Photo & Video Feature: Opening Day 2018
By Philip Denman, September 19, 2018
Faculty and staff packed the Mel Lindbloom Student Union Building's Grand Hall on Sept. 18 for Opening Day ceremonies.
The event--which officially kicks off the new academic year for all campus employees--featured a keynote address by author C. Nicole Mason, a student panel, and round table discussions about building inclusive and equitable student centered learning environments.
Photos and video of the event follow:
Green River President Suzanne M. Johnson (right) and keynote speaker C. Nicole Mason take a selfie to kickoff Opening Day
President Johnson welcomes faculty and staff to the Fall 2018 Quarter
Faculty and staff from across all GRC campuses gather in the Grand Hall for Opening Day
Keynote speaker C. Nicole Mason shared her story, detailed in her book Born Bright: A Young Girl’s Journey from Nothing to Something in America, which has been selected as one of this year's One Book topic.
A student panel, lead by C. Nicole Mason, shared their stories of what brought them to Green River, and what they need to be successful and supported throughout their studies
Juan Felix (Daniel) Tampubolon shares his story of moving to the U.S.A. to complete his studies at Green River College