Programs organized for young professionals at GRCC

As a new generation of leaders emerges in higher education, open dialogue about taking initiative, being innovative, and encouraging young talent has become a need. Young professionals at Grand Valley State University and Grand Rapids Community College have organized a variety of programs that are designed to help young professionals have a successful and satisfying career in higher education. These programs will allow young professionals to learn, develop and network with other young professionals within their community.

Please join us for the following events:

  • Re-framing Generational Differences – Moving Away from “Us vs. Them” – Thursday, February 5, 2015 from 12-1 p.m. in Room 1142, Kirrkof Center, GVSU Allendale campus.
  • Young Professionals Going From “Today” to “Tomorrow” – A Networking Event with Higher Education Leaders. This interactive session will allow young professionals to engage in meaningful dialogue with leaders in higher education from the West Michigan area. Seek advice about career goals that will hopefully leave you feeling more informed and energized about your future. Tuesday, March 17, 2015 – 7:30 to 8:30am in the UClub – Richard M DeVos Center, GVSU GR campus.

These sessions are open to all Staff and Faculty. Registration is available on the Staff Development Current Learning Opportunities page, or call Staff Development at ext. 4285 if you need assistance.


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