The Texas Workforce Commission has awarded Grayson College’s Center for Workplace Learning $287,000 from its Skills Development Fund COVID-19 Special Initiative program. TWC announced the program’s creation on April 24, 2020 with a pledge to award up to $10 million statewide aimed at meeting the training needs for essential industries including healthcare.
5/19/2020 - GC Receives Texas Emergency Aid Grant
Grayson College, along with 28 other community colleges, 16 public universities and 12 independent, non-profit Texas institutions received a grant from the Texas Emergency Aid Grant Program this week. The program was launched three weeks ago with support from The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Texas Higher Education Foundation, Greater Texas Foundation and Trellis Foundation.
5/12/2020 - GC Welcomes New HR Director
Robyn Voight, SHRM-SCP, is a professional with 17+ years of human resource management experience in retail, healthcare, and manufacturing. She has notable experience in strategic human resource planning, performance management, staffing, federal and state law compliance, employee relations, employee benefits, compensation and payroll, training and development, and management coaching.
5/8/2020 - Celebration of Scholars
This week Grayson College has honored its outstanding students with a Celebration of Scholars.
5/5/2020 - President Note April 2020
Check out what's happening at Grayson College! Read the April President's Note.
5/5/2020 - Discover Grayson
Are you ready to join Viking Nation? Get familiar with Grayson College and on the right track by attending Discover Grayson on July 17 or August 22. Register today!
4/22/2020 - April 2020 Viking Newspaper
Learn about what is going on and what's happening with our student body in the April 2020 issue of The Viking Newspaper.
Grayson College Phi Theta Kappa student Alison Earnhart was named a 2020 Coca-Cola Academic Team Gold Scholar. In addition to the honor, she will receive a $1,500 scholarship.
4/1/2020 - President's Note March 2020
Check out what's happening at Grayson College! Read the March President's Note.
Texas A&M University-Commerce has joined with Grayson College to provide social services to GC students. GC is now a Field Placement Site for Social Worker Interns. The agreement allows students in the Bachelor Social Worker and Master Social Worker programs of study to complete one year of their field experience in the Office of Counseling and Social Services.
3/25/2020 - PTK Wins 16 Regional Awards
Omicron Psi, the Grayson College chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, was recognized with 16 regional awards recently. Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society is the international honor society for two-year colleges. Awards were given based on leadership and undergraduate research as well as writing.
3/23/2020 - Health Update
Because of the ever-evolving knowledge of Coronavirus (COVID-19), Grayson College has created a webpage to provide updates, assess exposure and provide student resources.
3/4/2020 - March 2020 Viking Newspaper
Learn about what is going on and what's happening with our student body in the March 2020 issue of The Viking Newspaper.
3/2/2020 - President's Note February 2020
2/28/2020 - Faculty Spotlight - Amanda Green
Get to know our incredible faculty with this Faculty Spotlight featuring Vocational Nursing Program Coordinator Amanda Green-Chancy!
2/21/2020 - Faculty Spotlight - Aimee Flynn
Get to know our incredible faculty with this Faculty Spotlight featuring Medical Laboratory Technology Professor!
2/20/2020 - Faculty Spotlight - Brandon Poteet
Get to know our incredible faculty with this Faculty Spotlight featuring EMS Professor Brandon Poteet!
2/20/2020 - GC earns honor for excellence in student success
Grayson College was one of 10 colleges that was named an Achieving the Dream Leader College of Distinction today. The college received this distinction for achieving new, higher student outcomes and narrowing equity gaps. ATD created the Leader College of Distinction award in 2018 to recognize colleges that have continued striving to meet challenging student success goals, often earning Leader College status several times.
Denison, TX (February 17, 2020) – A recent survey conducted by the Hope Center at Grayson College revealed 60% of participating students experienced at least one form of basic needs insecurity in the past year.
2/14/2020 - Faculty Spotlight - Robbie Jackson
Get to know our incredible faculty with this Faculty Spotlight featuring Professor and Director of Radiology Technology, Robbie Jackson!
2/11/2020 - Faculty Spotlight - Tonya Hance
Get to know our incredible faculty with this Faculty Spotlight featuring Dental Assisting Professor, Tonya Hance!
2/10/2020 - Cheer Tryouts Scheduled for March 28
Want to be a part of something exciting? Get connected to GC Athletics through participation in Grayson Cheer. Register today to get access to preparation materials. Scholarships are available.
The Community College Metrics Taskforce, as part of the Texas Association of Community Colleges and chaired by Grayson College President Jeremy McMillen, has worked in collaboration with the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to release the Investing in Student Success report. The report examines Texas’s Success Point community college funding model and provides recommendations for better aligning funding with student needs and college performance.
2/4/2020 - Presidents Note January 2020
1/30/2020 - February 2020 Viking Newspaper
Learn about what is going on and what's happening with our student body in the February 2020 issue of The Viking Newspaper.
Denison: Grayson College’s Adult Education and Literacy program won $10,000 from the Texas Workforce Commission during its annual conference held last week in Grapevine. GC received third place in TWC’s statewide Employer Partnership Awards for their work with Tyson Foods in Sherman.
1/23/2020 - New Viticulture and Enology Faculty Announcement
Please join us in welcoming new Grayson College Viticulture and Enology Instructor Andy Allen to the Viking Family!
1/21/2020 - RN to BSN Site Visit
Grayson College wishes to announce that in March it will host a site review for the initial accreditation of its RN to BSN program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
Grayson College systems officially began coming back online late Friday afternoon after a cyber security threat that occurred early Monday morning. The College took systems offline to contain the threat and has worked throughout the week to restore services in a safe and secure manner.
1/9/2020 - Congratulations to these Grayson Scholars
Hardworking students are added to GC President's and Dean's list at the end of each Fall and Spring semester.
Collin County Adult Education and Literacy (AEL), coordinated through Grayson College, hosted a ribbon-cutting and open house for its new operational hub on Tuesday.
12/23/2019 - Spring 2020 Healthcare Training Programs
The Grayson College Center for Workplace Learning offers fast-paced, skills-focused healthcare training programs in flexible formats that fit into the busiest schedules. The programs for Spring include – Patient Care Technician, Pharmacy Technician, Phlebotomy Technician and Certified Nurse Aide.
12/6/2019 - GC Graduates 315 in Winter Ceremony
Grayson College kicked off the holiday season at Winter Commencement as friends and family watched 315 Grayson College students receive diplomas and certificates Friday morning.
12/1/2019 - December 2019 Viking Newspaper
Learn about what is going on and what's happening with our student body in the December 2019 issue of The Viking Newspaper.
11/25/2019 - Winter Minimester Classes Start Dec. 10
Grayson College is offering two winter minimester's for the Fall semester. The 5 week minimester will start Dec. 10 and end Jan. 9 and the 3 week minimester will start Dec. 16 and Jan 2.
11/22/2019 - President's Note November 2019
Keep up with what is going on around campus with the Grayson College President's Note for November 2019.
Grayson College announced the official signing of a general articulation agreement with Texas A&M University-Commerce to facilitate the process of student transfer this week. The agreement will serve to make the process of transferring from Grayson to A&M-Commerce as smooth as possible.
11/12/2019 - Health Sciences Open House
Please join us Friday, November 15 at 3pm for the Health Sciences Open House and Dr. Mary Moses Facility Dedication. We will also be celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Grayson's Nursing Associate Degree. There will be an EMS Open House for those wishing to learn more about that program.
11/6/2019 - November 2019 Viking Newspaper
Learn about what is going on and what's happening with our student body in the November 2019 issue of The Viking Newspaper.
11/5/2019 - GC students to spend night in a cardboard box
Grayson College Veteran Services will host the “One Night in a Cardboard Box” event presented by the Homeless Coalition on November 15. Students and staff are invited to spend the night on campus in a cardboard box to experience what it is like to be homeless.
11/1/2019 - GC Opens Food Pantry
Grayson College recently announced the opening of its Food Pantry. The Pantry is open to all students. The Pantry is located on the 2nd floor of the Life Center, just outside the Veteran Services Office.
11/1/2019 - Homecoming 2019
Homecoming 2019 is set to be a great week filled with activities for all ages. Most events are free and open to the public.
10/23/2019 - President's Note October 2019
Keep up with what is going on around campus with the Grayson College President's Note for October 2019.
10/9/2019 - GC announces first ever Hall of Fame honorees
Grayson College named current Texas Tech Baseball Head Coach Tim Tadlock and current Baylor Women’s Basketball Associate Head Coach Bill Brock as the first ever honorees for its Hall of Fame during a press conference Wednesday.
10/1/2019 - October 2019 Viking Newspaper
Learn about what is going on and what's happening with our student body in the October 2019 issue of The Viking Newspaper.
9/25/2019 - President's Note September 2019
Keep up with what is going on around campus with the Grayson College President's Note for September 2019.
The Grayson College Board of Trustees voted to bestow Trustee and former professor Jackie Butler the honorary title of Professor of Biology Emeritus during its regularly scheduled meeting this week. This is the first time the college has awarded an Emeritus title.
9/23/2019 - Grayson College Music Department Concert
This year Grayson College will be hosting Rachel Cheung, winner of the Audience Award and Finalist at the Fifteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in 2017.
9/23/2019 - Community Mental Health Summit
The Dallas Veterans Administration Medical Center, co-hosted by Grayson College Office of Veteran Services, is presenting the annual Community Mental Health Summit on Thursday, the 26th of September 2019 at the Grayson College Center for Workforce Learning auditorium.
9/18/2019 - Grayson College awarded Texas Pathways Grant
Based on outstanding accomplishments and dedication to student success, Grayson College has been selected to participate in Texas Pathways. The $11 million five-year grant, administered by the Texas Success Center, a division of the Texas Association of Community Colleges, is designed to support the implementation of guided pathways.