College of Community and Public Service

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Johnson Center National Summit on Family Philanthrophy The Future of Family Philanthropy: Predicting and Preparing June 5-6, 2013 | Chicago, Ill. The Johnson Center National Summit on Family Philanthropy is a biennial meeting unlike any other in the field of family philanthropy. The Summit is an interactive, productive gathering of current and next generation family donors, as well as staff, advisors, and researchers who strive to help families become more effective philanthropists. 1
CCPS Fall Kickoff 2010 CCPS Fall Kickoff meeting to welcome all faculty and staff back to the new academic school year 38
CCPS Fall Kickoff 2011 CCPS Fall Kickoff meeting to welcome all faculty and staff back to the new academic school year 39
CCPS Fall Kickoff 2012 CCPS Fall Kickoff meeting to welcome all faculty and staff back to the new academic school year 39
CCPS Fall Kickoff 2013 CCPS Fall Kickoff meeting to welcome all faculty and staff back to the new academic school year 31
CCPS Fall Kickoff 2014 CCPS Fall Kickoff meeting to welcome all faculty and staff back to the new academic school year 55
United Way Schools of Hope 2012 Heart of West Michitgan United Way's Schools of Hope tackles the problem of illiteracy with In School tutoring, After School literacy programs and Family Literacy classes. Their goal is to ensure that all Kent County students are reading at grade level by the end of third grade. Nationally recognized, Schools of Hope was selected by United Way Worldwide to be part of its prestigious Performance Excellence Group based on its track record of success. The charge as a leader within the Performace Excellence Group is to share their strategies with other communities nationwide to make an impact on the problems of illiteracy. The College of Community and Public Service Dean, Dr. George Grant, Jr., participated in the Schools of Hope reading program by reading to a group of Grand Rapids Public Schools students from the first through third grades. If you are interested in learning more about this program, please copy this website address http://www.hwmuw.org/Schools_of_Hope.php and paste it in your web browser. 6
United Way Schools of Hope 2013 The Heart of West Michigan United Way's Schools of Hope tackles the problem of illiteracy with In School Tutoring, After School Literacy Programs and Family Literacy classes. Their goal is to ensure that all Kent County students are reading at grade level by the end of third grade. Nationally recognized, Schools of Hope was selected by United Way Worldwide to be part of its prestigious Performance Excellence Group based on its track record of success. The charge as a leader within the Performace Excellence Group is to share their strategies with other communities nationwide to make an impact on the problems of illiteracy. The College of Community and Public Service Dean, Dr. George Grant, Jr., participated in the Schools of Hope reading program by reading to a group of Grand Rapids Public Schools students from the first through third grades. If you are interested in learning more about this program, please copy this website address http://www.hwmuw.org/Schools_of_Hope.php and paste it in your web browser. 7
CCPS Masters of Public Administration Student - PMI Contest Winner! On April 9th, 2012 all student teams participating in The Project Management Institute (PMI), Western Michigan Chapter, Collegiate Competition presented their project plans to a panel of executive judges for a chance to win a grand prize of $5,000. Teams from Aquinas College, Davenport University, Grand Valley State University, Kalamazoo College, Michigan Tech, and University of Phoenix took 10 minutes to explain their plans for how a company can become BCorp Certified. The plans were to include, scope and approach, timeline, roles and responsibility, communication plan, and executive scorecard for their project. Presentations were held at The DeVos Place on April 9th and our GVSU College of Community and Public Service (CCPS) Masters of Public Administration (MPA) student, Iwona Gurszka, won. Iwona is a navtive of Poland and is currently a Graduate Assistant in the School of Public, Nonprofit, and Health Administration. Congratulations Iwona! 1
Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell's ninth-annual State of the City Address Dr. George Grant Jr., Dean of the College Community and Public Service at Grand Valley State University, gives a report about research on youth before Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell at the Mayor's ninth-annual State of the City address at the DeVos Place. 1