Center for Adult and Continuing Studies

Grand Forum Program Information

Grand Forum September 2014 Programs

Tuesday, Sept. 16 (Gerald R Ford Presidental Museum)
Morning Speaker -  Don Holloway, Curator of Gerald R Ford Museum - "The Rise of the American Aircraft Carrier" Brief overview of exhibit and tour.
Afternoon Speaker -Don Holloway - 100 year history of carriers
Thursday, Sept. 18 (Seidman Center)
Morning Speaker - Gleaves Whitney, Director of Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies - "The Never-Ending Frontier".
Afternoon Speaker - David Lockington, Music Director of the GR Symphony - Preview of the 2014-15 symphony schedule and celebrating GRSO's 85th anniversary.
Monday Sept. 22 (Seidman Center)
Morning Speaker - Suzeanne Benet, Marketing Department Chair at GVSU - "Marketing Tips for Savvy Senior Customers"
Afternoon Speaker - Carol Robinson, Community Coordinator for Making Choices Michigan and Panel - "Discuss. Decide. Document. Advance Care Planning with Making Choices Michigan"
Thursday, Sept. 25 (Seidman Center)
Morning Speaker - Dr. Loretta Konecki and College of Education Panel - "The First 50 years of GVSU's College of Education: People, Programs and Partnerships Making a Difference in Education"
Afternoon Speaker - Hans Voss, Executive Director - MI Land Use Institute
Monday, Sept. 29 (Seidman Center)
Morning Speaker - Edward Grafton, Author & Attorney - "Men of Good Will" The story behind the story, researching the details of a historical novel.
Afternoon Speaker - Kelly James Clark, GVSU Adjunct Prof. Honors College - Faith Traditions role in History.
Thursday, Oct. 2 (Seidman Center)
Morning Speaker - Ellen Adams, PhD, Honors College Prof. , Art & History Educator - "Shared Passion: A Gift of the Stuart and Barbara Padnos Foundation Collection"
Afternoon Speaker - Birgit Klohs, President and CEO of The Right Place Program, Inc. -  West Michigan's Economic Journey: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow"


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