GRCC Diversity Lecture Series Speakers, Schedule - Program Celebrates 18th Year in 2012-2013

September 25, 2012 Grand Rapids, MI  - The Grand Rapids Community College Bob and Aleicia Woodrick Diversity Learning Center announces the speakers and for its eighteenth Diversity Lecture Series.

  • JEFF CHANG - Wednesday, October 3, 2012 Who We Be: The Colorization of America
    Author, Historian, Music Critic; Executive Director of the Institute for Diversity in the Arts at Stanford University
  • KAMBRI CREWS - Wednesday, October 24, 2012 Burn the Ground Down
    Author, Comedic Storyteller, Producer
  • DOUGLAS RUSHKOFF - Tuesday, November 13, 2012: Digital Nation
    Author, Media Theorist, Lecturer, CNN Commentator
  • LZ GRANDERSON - Wednesday, February 13, 2013: Dare You to Move
    Journalist, Commentator, Sports Writer (ESPN), former GR Press Sports Columnist
  • SUSAN CAIN - Wednesday, March 13, 2013: Quiet, The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking
    Author, Lecturer, former corporate lawyer

All lectures begin at 7:00 p.m. at Fountain Street Church, 24 Ransom St. NE, in Grand Rapids.  These events are free and open to the public; on-campus parking is available for $3.00 with a discount pass available at the lecture.

For more information, call (616) 234-3390 or visit

Grand Rapids Community College, established in 1914, offers opportunities for over 30,000 students annually in degree courses, certification and training programs, workshops and personal enrichment classes. GRCC holds classes on the downtown Grand Rapids campus as well as several additional locations throughout Kent and Ottawa counties.