Fireside Chats

Higher education can learn from journalism's challenges, says Fireside Chat speaker

President Philomena V. Mantella and Provost Fatma Mili welcomed Byron White, the associate provost for urban research and community engagement at the University of North Carolina Charlotte, as the guest to their Fireside Chat.

Mar 14, 2023

Fireside Chat: Institutions must prepare students to be globally minded

Tia Brown McNair with the American Association of Colleges & Universities returned to Grand Valley to discuss more about her book and what the leadership of colleges and universities can do to become more student ready.

Sep 14, 2022

Fireside Chat speaker: Here's how Michigan, Grand Valley can design education for the future

Quentin Messer Jr., CEO of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, sees great economic potential for the state, and Grand Valley can play a big part in making it come to fruition.

Apr 12, 2022

Fireside Chat presenter: Creativity can help leaders, change workforce culture

MIT lecturer Dr. Aithan Shapira visited with President Philomena V. Mantella and interim Provost Chris Plouff for the president's Fireside Chat discussion, focusing on creativity amongst leaders and the workforce.

Oct 27, 2021