Hello Grebel students!
I'm happy to be thinking about Spring term and the arrival of you all! We are gearing up to warmly welcome 50 residents and 16 apartment dwellers to a fabulous Spring term at Grebel.
Brandon McMurray, your Spring Student Council President and his leadership team along with the dons have begun to make plans to ensure you all settle-in and bond quickly. There will be much for you to participate in, including regular chapel and community suppers.
Speaking of Chapel… would any of you be interested in working with Ed Janzen as volunteers on the Chapel leadership team? If so, please email Ed as quickly as possible.
Your Spring Dons are Madeleine Neufeld, Erik Mohr and Catherine Fowler. The apartment superintendent for Spring is Emily Gain.
All the best as you finish up your terms of work and study.
Mary Brubaker-Zehr, Director of Student Services
Spring Grebel courses
Move-in day for Spring 2018 is Monday, April 30 after 2:00 pm for both the residence and the apartments.
- If you are on Student Council or LLT, please arrive between 8:30 am and 9:30 am on Monday morning, April 30. Breakfast is not provided by the College. There will be a leadership meeting starting at 11:30 am. Lunch will be provided.
Off Campus Associates are invited to participate in Heat Week activities which will run every night of the first week.
Classes begin on Tuesday, May 1 - bright and early!
Welcome from Brandon McMurray - StuCo President
Salutations Spring Term Friends,
I sincerely hope all of you have been enjoying your winter term thus far, wherever you might find yourselves. But if you can believe it, glorious spring term is only a short time away! As the new term begins, so will the classes, assignments, and tests… but so, too, does the FUN!!
Y’all better be prepared to have the greatest time of your lives this summer because this year’s outstanding spring term StuCo and LLT will be working hard to organize numerous extraordinary events for everyone to participate in. So much fun will be had that you likely won’t even notice the excessive summertime heat and humidity. It’s going to be absolutely LEGENDARY!
I am beyond excited to explore the possibilities that spring term has to offer alongside such a great group of Grebelites and an amazing team of leaders. Together, we will create a legacy like no other and memories to last a lifetime. My hope is that you are all as ecstatic as I am about the coming term and that you are ready to smile, laugh, work hard, and play harder. I look forward to seeing each and every one of you in May.
Brandon McMurray, Spring Term 2018 President
Short of cash this term? Several opportunities exist at the College for earning that bit of extra money you need. Following is a list of job opportunities and the person to contact if you are interested. Remuneration for all jobs listed is $14.00 per hour (plus 4% vacation pay) unless otherwise stated. Some positions may require resumes and/or interviews. Until May 15, these positions are available to Grebel residents and associates on a first come basis. Positions left open after that time are available to other students.
1. Reception Servers
The College's Food Services department caters numerous receptions/banquets groups throughout the year. If you have experience as a server, or would like to get some experience, become a reception server. Many of these events occur on weekends and provide two to five hours of work each time.
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact Cheri Otterbein in Food Services.
2. Parking Monitor
Four times each day, Monday to Friday, the parking lots are checked to ensure all cars parked on College property are displaying permits or purchased tickets. Remuneration is $70.00 per week or $35 per week if shared between two people. When applying, please include your class schedule, as timing is important for this job.
TO APPLY: Contact Mimi Browne, Main Office.
3. Sound System Technician
Occasionally, non-college groups require assistance in using the College's sound systems or audio-visual systems. If you have experience with a-v equipment this might be an excellent on-the-side job for you. The majority of calls for this job would be on evenings and weekends.
IF INTERESTED leave your name, telephone number and schedule with Mimi Browne, Main Office.
4. Community Supper Server
This position involves working from 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm every Wednesday evening from May 2 - July 18, assisting with community supper. Duties include setting and clearing tables, serving food and pouring beverages. Three positions are available.
TO APPLY: Contact Cheri Otterbein in Food Services.