Young Professionals in Higher Education

As a new generation of higher education leaders emerges, open dialogue about taking initiative, being innovative and encouraging young talent has become a necessity. Young Professional in Higher Education (YPHE), based in Grand Rapids, MI, is a collective of professionals from area universities and colleges who organize a variety of programs each academic year. These seminars are designed to help young professionals develop, learn and network alongside their colleagues in an effort to nourish successful and satisfying careers in higher education. Whether a faculty or staff member hoping to pursue a career in higher education, we extend an open invitation to join us for programming that will help you make the most of your career.

Upcoming Event

Kick-off Networking Social 
Grand Rapids Brewing Company
August 15, 2019
5:00 PM

Let's kick off the year together!

Young Professionals in Higher Education invites you to our first event of the new academic year. Join us for an evening social at Grand Rapids Brewing Co., located in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids.

Get ready for a fun-filled evening of networking and reconnecting with other higher education professionals across the region.

RSVP today!

Entrance to this event is free
Food and Beverage available at your own cost
Happy Hour Ends at 6 PM


A group of Young Professionals in Higher Education gathers for a networking social kickoff event at Grand Rapids Brewing Company