Cook Leadership Academy
New Hauenstein Center director has strong ties to organization
Following a national search, Megan Rydecki was selected as the Hauenstein Center's executive director in December. She began her new position in early January and brings extensive experience in leadership roles across several industries.
Mar 2, 2023
New Hauenstein Center director brings lived experience, Laker commitment to role
Megan Rydecki to take helm at Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies
Dec 13, 2022
CLA alumni: Build, engage student-mentor relationships
As part of The Wheelhouse Talks, five graduates of the Cook Leadership Academy shared their thoughts and experiences of their time in the academy with the current CLA cohort.
Oct 3, 2022
Teacher's words inspired Wheelhouse Talks speaker
Wayman Britt, former county administrator/controller for Kent County, spoke to the graduating students from the Cook Leadership Academy on April 28 as part of the Wheelhouse Talks series.
May 3, 2022
Graduate's journey speaks to importance of diversity, inclusion
Graci Harkema, '09, discussed the importance of diversity, inclusion and acceptance of identity during her Wheelhouse Talks session for the Peter C. Cook Leadership Academy.
Feb 11, 2022
Cook Leadership Academy alumni share experiences with students
Four alumni of the Peter C. Cook Leadership Academy shared their professional experiences during a discussion for the current generation of academy students at Loosemore Auditorium on Grand Valleyýs Pew Campus.
Sep 27, 2021