GRCC Will Present Expert on Job Searching; Public Invited to Attend Free Lecture

Monday February 14 2011 - Grand Rapids, MI  - The third lecture in the Grand Rapids Community College 2010-11 Psychology Speakers Series will cover the timely topic of finding a job, and not just any job – one you love.  

On Thursday, February 17, Dr. Steve Wagner, Executive Director of Organizational Learning at GRCC, will present “Finding, Landing, and Thriving in a Job that You Love.”  

Prior to coming to GRCC, Wagner was an Associate Professor of Industrial/Organizational (I/O) Psychology at Central Michigan University. In this session, participants will be introduced to the science of I/O Psychology and findings from research that provide practical steps you can take to identify jobs that you will love; increase your chances of being hired into those jobs; and help you maximize your satisfaction and engagement with your job.

This presentation is free, open to the public and will be held in room 168 of the Wisner-Bottrall Applied Technology Center from 1:15 - 2:45 PM this Thursday. For more information, contact Dr. Frank Conner at or 616.234.3612 or online at

The final presentation in GRCC’s 2010-11 Psychology Speakers Series will be “The Roots of Morality: Does Religion Play a Role or is the Tail Wagging the Dog?” by Luke Galen, Ph.D on March 30, 1:15 - 2:45 PM.

Grand Rapids Community College, established in 1914, offers opportunities for over 32,000 students annually in degree courses, certification and training programs, workshops and personal enrichment classes. The Training Solutions department trained over 8,100 students in specialized training programs in 2009-10. GRCC holds classes on the downtown Grand Rapids campus as well as several additional locations throughout Kent and Ottawa counties.