Liaison Departments include: Careers; College Learning Studies; Counseling; Culinary; Dental Assisting/Hygiene; Distance Learning; Exercise Science; Medical Assistant; Nursing; Occupational Therapy Assistant; Off-Campus Library Services; Personal Trainer; Pharmacy Technician; Radiologic Technology; Sterile Processing; Wellness.
Community & Professional Affiliations / Memberships:
- American Library Association
- Certified Tourism Ambassador
- Grand Rapids Historical Society Secretary
- Grand Rapids Junior Chamber of Commerce Historian; Life Member
- United States Junior Chamber of Commerce Senator
- Grand Rapids Community College Academic Governing Council; Executive Committee 2015-17
- National Council for Learning Resources Treasurer 2014-2018
Publications and Presentations:
- Schichtel, Barbara Nan. On Becoming a Local History Author, or, How Family Members Conned Me Into Giving Up Years of My Life to Write Their Book. Grand River Times. 38(2). Oct. 2016. 3-5. (uploaded with permission, President GRHS Gina Bivins, Oct. 2016)
- Schichtel, Barbara Nan. Their Faith Lives On: St. Mary's Visitation Parish Histories, New Salem, Michigan. Altona, Alberta CA: Friesen Books. 2013. E-book version: Grand Rapids MI: Grand Rapids Community College. 2015.
- CONNECT Faculty Newsletter (Editor) Grand Rapids Community College. 2008-
- Schichtel, Barbara Nan. Jesse Buttrick Davis and "His Boys": A History of the Early Grand Rapids Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1909-1929. Presentation for the Grand Rapids Historical Society. 2012.
- Schichtel, Barbara Nan. Dr. Jesse Buttrick Davis and “His Boys:” The Early History of the Grand Rapids Junior Association of Commerce, 1909–1929. (Master’s Capstone Paper) Grand Valley State University: Public & Nonprofit Administration. October 2005.
- Schichtel, Barbara Nan. Dr. Jesse B. Davis – This I Remember... Action Magazine of the Grand Rapids Junior Chamber of Commerce. May 2000, 24–25.
- Schichtel, Barbara Nan. Fellow Jaycees, I Nominate.... Action Magazine of the Grand Rapids Junior Chamber of Commerce. November 1999, 18.
- Schichtel, Barbara Nan. (Assistant Editor) Western Michigan Genealogical Society. Michigana. (1997–2000).
- Schichtel, Barbara Nan. (Editor) Grand Rapids Business Journal Index. (1987–1996).
- Schichtel, Barbara Nan. (Editor) Lakeland Library Cooperative. LAKENET Calendar of Events. (1986–1993)