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Michael Cousins

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Manager of Communications

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Michael joined the CSO in 2013 and lends a hand with all projects related to communications. He manages the CSO website, newsletter and social media accounts, and provides photography and videography services for internal events and events at GVSU-authorized charter schools. He also assists the Deputy Director for Charter Schools with print publications and developing communication strategies.

Michael received a B.A. Broadcasting and Journalism from Grand Valley State University and completed his master's in communications in 2018. He also serves as an adjunct professor for the GVSU School of Communication, teaching courses related to issues in communication. He previously worked in television production for the Grand Rapids’ NBC and PBS-affiliate stations.


  • M.S. in Communications - Grand Valley State University
  • B.A. in Broadcasting and Journalism - Grand Valley State University

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