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Kathy Crosby: Leading to Build Goodwill

November 30, 2018 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Good work opportunities provide transformative potential for individuals and communities alike. Kathy Crosby, CEO of Goodwill of Greater Grand Rapids since December 2006, works toward the realization...

Gleaves Whitney: Finding Common Ground

December 5, 2018 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

American political thought is deeply shaped by a variety of abiding tensions. Civic republicanism requires citizens to seek out ways to associate productively and in peace with one another. By contrast,...

Jon Meacham: The Soul of America

January 10, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Far too many citizens remain unfamiliar with the profound connections to history that shape this confusing time. Our American story, filled with dramatic conflicts between hope and fear, assures victory...

Annette Gordon-Reed and Peter S. Onuf: Jefferson, Slavery, and the Moral Imagination

January 24, 2019 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Thomas Jefferson – the most revered expositor of the early republic’s Enlightenment ideals – was deeply involved in the nation’s original sin of slavery. DNA testing has established...

Diane Griffin: Leading for Growth

February 1, 2019 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Diane Griffin founded Griffin Properties in 2007, it was a team of one. After years of hard work and perseverance, she and her colleagues have been recognized by the Wall Street Journal Real Trends...

H.W. Brands: Comedian-in-Chief: What Presidents' Humor Says About Them, and About Us

February 7, 2019 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Humor, a widely misunderstood and underappreciated component of American civic life, often feels in short supply amid the hyperpolarization, loneliness, and resentment presently afflicting our polity....

General Wesley Clark: COL Ralph W. Hauenstein Fellowship Ceremony

March 14, 2019 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Grand Valley State University, through its Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies, is proud to confer the Center’s most prestigious honor, the COL Ralph W. Hauenstein Fellowship, upon General...

President Thomas J. Haas: A Laker Leader for a Lifetime

April 25, 2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

As a retired Captain with more than 23 years of commissioned service in the United States Coast Guard, GVSU President Thomas J. Haas knows what it means to contribute to something bigger than oneself....

FINDING THE LOST REGION V

May 30, 2019 All Day

The Midwestern History Association and the Hauenstein Center at Grand Valley State University invite proposals for papers to be delivered at the Fifth Annual Midwestern History Conference, to be held...

FINDING THE LOST REGION V

May 31, 2019 All Day

The Midwestern History Association and the Hauenstein Center at Grand Valley State University invite proposals for papers to be delivered at the Fifth Annual Midwestern History Conference, to be held...



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