Don’t forget No-shave November!

Last month, we told you about a way that you can help raise funds for Gators Feeding Gators (No-Shave November). While the list of shave-testants has changed a bit, you can still donate to choose who you think should be clean shaven next month! Who would you like to see witIreland, Joshuah no beard? The nominees are:

Marshall Sampson, VP of Human Resources and Legal Affairs

Chernenko Wheatley, Employee and Labor Relations Manager

Joshua Ireland, Executive Assistant for the VP of Instruction

Korland Simmons, Executive Assistant for the VP of Human Resources and Legal Affairs

Matt Swenson, Director of Grants

Joshua Gerstman, Director of Philanthropy

Timm Lovitt, Dean of Instruction: Career and Technical

Vote for one of these gents with your dollars. Look for tables across campus!

Interested in joining the challenge? As an incentive, the winning “shavee” will receive a professional shave at The Art of Shaving. Who’s with us?!

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No Shave November Leads to Clean Shaved December!

movThis November, we’re giving a twist to the month of no shaving! As a challenge to raise funds for Gators Feed Gators, the Admin building gentlemen have offered to be shaved clean at the end of November. Who would you like to see with no beard? The nominees are:

Marshall Sampson, VP of Human Resources and Legal Affairs

Chernenko Wheatley, Employee and Labor Relations Manager

Joshua Ireland, Executive Assistant for the VP of Instruction

Korland Simmons, Executive Assistant for the VP of Human Resources and Legal Affairs

Matt Swenson, Director of Grants

George Frasier, Executive Director, Foundation

Joshua Gerstman, Director of Philanthropy

Vote for one of these gents with your dollars. Voting will begin in November. Look for tables across campus!

Interested in joining the challenge? As an incentive, the winning “shavee” will receive a professional shave at The Art of Shaving. Who’s with us?!

Harvest Festival – 2017

Posted on behalf of Niki Nelson and the Classified Staff Training & Development CommitteeHarvest Festival 2017

Cake, coffee, and water provided! 

Bring a brown bag lunch or stop by the cafeteria on your way. 

 

Before the event:

  • Donate food to the Northwest Harvest bins in your buildings
  • Help your team decorate the collection bin to win a coffee break  from Human Resources
  • Carve, paint, or otherwise decorate a pumpkin to bring to the event (place on any table and fill out the info card!)

 

Come dressed to impress in one of these categories:

Best Team Costumes            Most Creative Costume                 Funniest Costume

the “Perfect Pair”                 Spookiest

 

Ballots will be available on all tables for voting on costume winners, bin decorations, and pumpkins.

Harvest Festival – 2017

Posted on behalf of Niki Nelson and the Classified Staff Training & Development CommitteeHarvest Fest

The Classified Staff Training & Development Committee (CSTDC) is proud to present the Annual Fall Harvest Festival at Green River College.  This event is for employees.  Buy your lunch from the cafeteria or bring your own and join us!

Cascade Hall
Student Affairs & Student Success Center
Look for the decorated tables!
Monday, October 30, 2017
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Featuring:

Costume Contest: 
  Prizes awarded for:

  • Best Team Costumes,
  • Most Creative Costume,
  • Funniest Costume,
  • The Perfect Pair, and
  • Spookiest Costume

Food Drive:  Donations will be delivered to the Auburn Food Bank in early November. Collection boxes or tubs will be delivered to departments around mid-October. Human Resources is sponsoring a coffee break to the department that best decorates their food collection receptacle.  We encourage everyone to visit all campus locations prior to the Harvest Fest in preparation for voting.

Pumpkin Carving Contest:  The IT Department challenges all other departments to a pumpkin carving contest!  Bring your entries to lunch with you for all to see.

Ballots will be provided to collect votes on costumes, decorated food collection receptacles, and pumpkins.  All ballots will be tallied after the event.  Prizes delivered by the CSTDC.

Harvest Fest – 2016

Posted on behalf of Niki Nelson and the Classified Staff Training & Development Committee

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The Classified Staff Training & Development Committee (CSTDC) is proud to present the Annual Fall Harvest Fest at Green River College.  This event is for employees.  Buy your lunch from the cafeteria or bring your own and join us!

The River Room
Student Union Dining Area
Look for the decorated tables!
Monday, October 31, 2016
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Featuring:

Costume Contest: 
  Prizes awarded for:

  • Best Team Costumes,
  • Most Creative Costume,
  • Funniest Costume,
  • The Perfect Pair, and
  • Spookiest Costume

This year, we will not be using the stage for the costume contest so be sure you mix and mingle during the event to show off your costume. As a reminder, a culture is not a costume.

Food Drive:  Donations will be delivered to the Auburn Food Bank in early November. Collection boxes or tubs will be delivered to departments on or around October 14th. Human Resources is sponsoring a coffee break to the department that best decorates their food collection receptacle.  We encourage everyone to visit all campus locations prior to the Harvest Fest in preparation for voting.

Pumpkin Carving Contest:  The IT Department challenges all other departments to a pumpkin carving contest!  Bring your entries to lunch with you for all to see.

Ballots will be provided to collect votes on costumes, decorated food collection receptacles, and pumpkins.  All ballots will be tallied after the event.  Prizes delivered by the CSTDC.

Opening Day is (Almost) Here

Posted on behalf of Kirk Walker

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Green River’s Opening Day starts on Tuesday, September 13, at 8:00 am sharp in the Student Union Grand Hall. The events will begin with a campus message from our Interim President Scott Morgan, staff awards, and a presentation from the keynote speaker, Dr. Derek Greenfield, titled, “Today is the First Day of the Rest & Best of Our Lives: Believe & Achieve Together!”

Check out this year’s vast array of workshops led by a variety of departments including Human Resources, Campus Safety and Workforce Education!

Questions? Feel free to send an email to Kirk Walker, Training Manager.

 

 

Interim President – Scott Morgan

Who is Green River’s Interim President?

Prior to joining Green River College as interim 7625kentScottMorgan.jpgpresident, Scott Morgan was the president of Spokane Community College from 2012 until his retirement in 2015. He also served as the chief executive officer for the Institute for Extended Learning, as well as chief operations officer since 2003.

Morgan has served as the operating budget director and director of financial services at the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges in Olympia. He also has worked as a fiscal analyst and senior research analyst for the Washington State House of Representatives.

In addition, Morgan served as interim vice president of administrative services at Lake Washington College, Kirkland, and vice president for administrative services at Clark College, Vancouver.

He has bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Business Administration from the University of Puget Sound.