LAKERS TOGETHER: Find out how we're moving forward.
Healthcare Professionals Graduate Student Alliance
HPGSA members attending a panel discussion on October 1, 2019. Emergency Preparedness - Preparing Your Organization For The Unexpected
Jeff Skinner, RN, BSN, MHA: Nurse Manager in the Spectrum Health Butterworth Emergency Department
Drew Peklo, RN, BSN, MSN, MBA; Nurse Manager in the Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children’s Emergency Department.
Julie Bulson, DNP, MPA, RN, NE-BC; Director of Emergency Preparedness in Spectrum Health Hospital Group.
International City/County Management Association Student Chapter
The goals of the ICMA Graduate Student Chapter are to introduce and integrate students into local government and the management profession and familiarize students with ICMA members, resources, and policies in order to inform and accelerate their careers.
Al Vanderberg, Ottawa County Administrator and SPNHA Adjunct speaks to students at the February 2020 ICMA event hosting the Michigan Municipal League.
Nonprofit Professionals Graduate Student Organization
The purpose of the Nonprofit Professionals Graduate Student Organization is to provide networking opportunities for graduate students while collaborating with industry experts to learn about the emerging trends in the nonprofit sector.
Rosetta Thurman (center) with officers of the Nonprofit Professionals Graduate Student Organization, following Thurman's 14-Oct-13 meet-and-greet with SPNHA students, faculty, and alumni.
CCPS - International Student Group
The purpose of this organization is to promote intercultural activities and global awareness between all graduate students, specifically in the College of Community and Public Service, to share the best practices and development of international organizations.
- Affiliation: independent
- Faculty Advisor: Mark Hoffman
ISG at Gursha Ethiopian Restaurant after a day of shopping at ethnic grocery stores in Grand Rapids, September 17, 2016
Association of Fundraising Professionals
The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) is an international association providing resources and ethical guidelines for fundraising professionals and nonprofit administrators. The AFP GVSU Collegiate Chapter formed in 2015 under the AFP West Michigan Chapter to give students who are interested in deepening their knowledge and experience with fundraising, philanthropy and nonprofit management opportunities to do so. Both undergraduate and graduate students can become members and gain access to AFP resources and various career development opportunities.
Faculty Advisor: Michelle Wooddell
- Nonprofit Tours
- Executive Director Speakers
- Nonprofit Professional Panel Discussions
- Networking Events
- AFP West Michigan Chapter Events
- Johnson Center for Philanthropy Events
- Group Volunteering
Philanthropy Day, 2015
Students Leaving a Mark
Students Leaving a Mark (SLAM) is an organization dedicated to providing its membership with academic, cultural and social opportunities to enrich the students’ professional leadership potential in the field of nonprofit management, leadership and social entrepreneurship; in conjunction with the School of Public, Nonprofit and Health Administration.
SLAM in Philadelphia, March 2020