Green River College is a community college located in Auburn, Washington, USA. It has a student body of approximately 10,000.HistoryGRC started as a program of adult evening education in 1945 as part of the Auburn School District. The school was approved to become a community college in 1963 and began technical and professional programs in September 1964. The school was originally located near the Auburn Boeing Plant, but the following year the campus was relocated to its current location on Lea Hill. In Sept. 2015, President Ely received a stern rebuke from the Washington State Labor Council which expressed "outrage at your administration's disrespectful, vindictive behavior towards the college's students, classified staff and faculty."CampusThe main campus is on Lea Hill in Auburn, with satellite campuses in Enumclaw and Kent, Washington.Academic profileGreen River College offers classes to prepare students for academic transfer to a four-year college of university; more than 40 professional and technical programs; and classes in Adult Basic Education and English for Speakers of Other Languages. One of the college's signature programs is Aviation Technology, where students are trained for a variety of careers including Air Traffic Controller and Professional Pilot. Students learn in GRC's new state-of-the-art air traffic control lab and flight simulator. Top transfer programs include business, engineering and IT. GRC offers a wide variety of other majors in sciences, humanities and social sciences.