March 30 “Engler Speaks to Students, Faculty, and Community on Education, Economy, and Leadership”
GVSU Pew Campus, Downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan
Former Michigan Governor John Engler visited GVSU’s Pew Campus for a two-part event on Monday, March 30, 2015. He discussed the importance of improving educational performance and the need for tax reform in an increasingly competitive global economy with Gleaves Whitney, Director of GVSU’s Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies, at the Peter F. Secchia Breakfast Lecture. Later, he spoke with Cook Leadership Academy student fellows about his experience as a college student and becoming the youngest person ever elected to the Michigan House of Representative.