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GVSU Sustainbility Award Ceremony on Friday March 23, 2018.

Grand Rapids city designer speaking at geography open house

Grand Valley State University's geography and sustainable planning department will be hosting an open house Tuesday, March 27, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. The event, taking place in the Kirkhof Center, Room 2204, will feature guest speaker Suzanne Schulz, the managing director of design and development for the city of Grand Rapids, and will focus on recent developments and changes occurring within the city.  

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Johnson Center receives gift for innovation fund

The Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University is receiving a generous gift from namesake and co-founder Dorothy Johnson. Over the years, she has been consistently active in the betterment of the center, and her latest contribution will pour nearly half a million dollars into the creation of the Dorothy A. Johnson Philanthropy Innovation Fund.  

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GVL / Dylan McIntyre. Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Wheelhouse talk by Eric Liu.

Eric Liu defines citizenship at Wheelhouse Talk

Eric Liu, author, columnist and CEO of Citizen University, captivated an audience at the L.V. Eberhard Center with his talk about citizenship and activism. He spoke at Grand Valley State University on Wednesday, March 14. His speech followed a simple formula: Power plus character is citizenship, or P + CH = CI. 

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CEO Eric Liu to discuss civil activism in next Wheelhouse Talk

Each and every person has the power to impact their surroundings through their citizenship. This can be accomplished through voting or contributing time and attending community meetings. On Wednesday, March 14, Grand Valley State University’s Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies will host a Wheelhouse Talk about these capabilities each citizen has. 

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H. W. Brands lectures on "The Golden Age of the Senate" at the Gerald R. Ford Museum on February 22nd, 2018.

H.W. Brands speaks at Hauenstein Center event

Author and Professor H.W. Brands spoke to a packed room at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum on Thursday, Feb. 22, for an event hosted by Grand Valley State University’s Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies. He took the stage at 7 p.m. to discuss three politicians of the past who were driving forces in the U.S. 

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Wheelhouse Talks series returning to campus

The Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies' Wheelhouse Talks series is returning to Grand Valley State University. The series was created to give mentors the opportunity to share advice on how to be a leader in the workplace. For this upcoming talk, the owner and operator of Born Preventive Health Care Clinic, Tammy Born, will speak Friday, Feb. 23, at the L.V. Eberhard Center on GVSU’s Pew Campus. 

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