Latinx students on graduation day in cap and gown.

The ALAS Program, which means ‘wings’ in Spanish, is designed to help GRCC students soar to new heights of academic excellence through professional development, academic support, career exploration, mentoring, and social and cultural activities. All students are welcome to enroll in the ALAS Program.

Interested in joining ALAS? Register here.

For more information contact:

Sonya M. Hernández, Ed.S
Phone: (616) 234-2561

The ALAS Summer Immersion Experience

The goal of the Summer Immersion Experience is to engage new students in opportunities that allow them to focus on personal growth, leadership skills, and career exploration.

 ALAS participants that engage in the Summer Immersion Experience will have the opportunity to:

  • Cultivate relationships with peers, staff, and faculty
  • Become familiar with the GRCC college culture
  • Develop self-directed resilience plans  
  • Learn about the importance of emotional intelligence and building social capital.

Event Details

August 24-27, 2020
1:30-3 p.m.
All sessions will take place in a virtual format.

ALAS Summer Immersion Experience Application

Contact Information
Are you a current ALAS participant?
Do you have dietary restrictions for lunch?

By clicking this box you are affirming your willingness to participate in each session of the ALAS summer immersion program on campus at GRCC during the week of August 24-27, 2020.