12/17-Ask Gleaves Leadership Seminar – Meeting for Leading

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December 17, 2010

The Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies presented Meeting for Leading, an Ask Gleaves leadership seminar, with speakers Kelley Berendsen & Gleaves Whitney.

http://hauensteincenter.org/meeting-for-leading/

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12/8-Luncheons with Leaders – Bing Goei

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December 8, 2010

The Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies presented Luncheons with Leaders with speaker Bing Goei CEO of Eastern Floral.

http://hauensteincenter.org/luncheons-with-leaders-bing-goei/

12/2-George Bush: Decision Points

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December 2, 2010

The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation presented – George W. Bush – on his new book Decision Points. The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation fosters increased awareness of the life, career, values and legacy of President Ford, through activities which promote the high ideals of integrity, honesty, and candor that defined President Ford’s career.

http://hauensteincenter.org/george-bush-decision-points/

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12/1-Ask Gleaves Leadership Seminar – A More Powerful You

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December 1, 2010

The Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies presented Meeting for Leading, an Ask Gleaves leadership seminar, with speaker Gleaves Whitney.

http://hauensteincenter.org/ask-gleaves-leadership-seminar-a-more-powerful-you/

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11/10-Luncheons with Leaders: Chuck Wilbur

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November 10, 2010

The Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies presented Luncheons with Leaders featuring Chuck Wilbur.

Chuck Wilbur is senior policy consultant with Public Policy Associates in Lansing, Michigan, where he focuses on education and Michigan’s Promise Zones. He is also a lecturer at the University of Michigan’s Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. Wilbur served as Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm’s senior advisor for education and communication from January 2003 to March 2010. In that position, Wilbur worked to formulate state policy on a range of issues, from early childhood to higher education, and worked on each of the governor’s state of the state addresses. Wilbur earned his bachelor’s degree in history and master’s degree in educational media from the University of Michigan. He worked as a Media Specialist in Westwood Community Schools in Wayne County; a community organizer with low income advocacy organizations in Detroit; and a broadcast journalist with Detroit’s public radio station WDET; all before serving a decade as an aide to United States Senator Carl Levin. Wilbur was Senator Levin’s chief of staff in Washington, D.C., his state director in Michigan, and his campaign manager for the 1996 and 2002 elections.

http://hauensteincenter.org/luncheons-with-leaders-chuck-wilbur/

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11/6-John Hockenberry – On the Tea Party and Election Tuesday

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November 6, 2010

The Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies presented John Hockenberry on the Tea Party and Election Tuesday.

http://hauensteincenter.org/john-hockenberry-on-the-tea-party-and-election-tuesday/

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10/26-Rosalynn Carter Ending the Mental Health Crisis – Panel

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October 26, 2010

Former first lady Rosalynn Carter was in West Michigan to talk about her book on mental health, Within Our Reach: Ending the Mental Health Crisis. As first lady from 1977-81, Rosalynn Carter served as the honorary chair of the President’s Commission on Mental Health. The commission ultimately pushed through the passage of the 1980 Mental Health Systems Act, which boosted funding for mental illnesses. When the Carters returned to Georgia, they established the Carter Center, where Rosalynn created a program devoted solely to mental health.

The event, sponsored in part by Grand Valley’s Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies, took place Tuesday, October 26, at 1:30 p.m. at the Gerald R. Ford Museum in downtown Grand Rapids.

http://hauensteincenter.org/rosalynn-carter-ending-the-mental-health-crisis-panel/

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10/20-Luncheons with Leaders – Ed Dobson – Tough Faith

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October 20, 2010

The Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies presented – Ed Dobson on courage and tough faith.

http://hauensteincenter.org/luncheons-with-leaders-ed-dobson-tough-faith/

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10/12-A Fresh Start? Constitutional Convention for Michigan.

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October 12, 2010

Former mayor of Grand Rapids John Logie and Michigan Chamber of Commerce Bob LaBrant debate a constitutional convention Michigan.

http://hauensteincenter.org/a-fresh-start-constitutional-convention-for-michigan/

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10/8-Not the Axis of Evil – Dr. Omid Safi

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October 8, 2010
Speaker: Dr. Omid Safi

http://hauensteincenter.org/not-the-axis-of-evil-dr-omid-safi/

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10/6-Ask Gleaves Seminar – Leadership Life Cycle

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October 6, 2010

Ask Gleaves Seminar – Leadership Life Cycle. Featuring Petra Alsoofy and Brian Flanagan

http://hauensteincenter.org/ask-gleaves-seminar-leadership-life-cycle/

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9/22-Ask Gleaves Leadership Seminar – Are You a Leader?

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September 22, 2010

Ask Gleaves Leadership Seminar – Are You a Leader? With Gleaves Whitney and Brian Flanagan.

http://hauensteincenter.org/ask-gleaves-leadership-seminar-are-you-a-leader/

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9/16-Presidency and Philanthropy Conference

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September 16-17, 2010

Several U.S. presidents used their position to stimulate philanthropy, generosity and idealism. Grand Valley State University’s Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies and Johnson Center for Philanthropy hosted The American Presidency and Philanthropy.

The event took place September 16-17, in Loosemore Auditorium in the DeVos Center on Grand Valley’s Pew Grand Rapids Campus.

Richard Gunderman is an associate professor in the School of Medicine and School of Liberal Arts at Indiana University. Gunderman’s commitment to education extends beyond medicine; he also teaches in the Center on Philanthropy and the Department of Philosophy at Indiana University. Gunderman has authored more than 200 scholarly articles and written textbooks on the subjects of radiology and ethics and philanthropy. He earned his medical degree and doctorate from the University of Chicago.

http://hauensteincenter.org/presidency-and-philanthropy-conference/

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Gleaves Whitney

Senator Harris Wofford and Bill Schambra

Joel Orosz

Brad Birzer

Richard Gunderman

9/8-Luncheons with Leaders – William Noakes – Love and Leadership

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September 8, 2010

Luncheons with Leaders – William Noakes – Love and Leadership

http://hauensteincenter.org/luncheons-with-leaders-william-noakes-love-and-leadership/

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7/28-Michigan 3rd District Republican Debate 2010

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July 28, 2010

Michigan 3rd District Republican Debate

http://hauensteincenter.org/michigan-3rd-district-republican-debate-2010/

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7/22-Michigan 3rd District Democratic Debate 2010

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July 22, 2010

Michigan 3rd District Democratic Debate between Pat Miles and Paul Mayhue

http://hauensteincenter.org/michigan-3rd-district-democratic-debate-between-pat-miles-and-paul-mayhue/

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7/1-Eye of the Warrior: Stories From The Vietnam War

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July 1, 2010

The Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies, in partnership with the Ford Presidential Foundation, welcomed for a third time Vietnam war veteran and public speaker Jim Hodges to share his wartime experience to a full audience at the Ford Presidential Museum.

http://hauensteincenter.org/eye-of-the-warrior-stories-from-the-vietnam-war/

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4/29-Why We Still Like Ike

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April 29, 2010

Hauenstein Center Director Gleaves Whitney presented to an audience gathered at Loutit District Library in Grand Haven to present on how — fifty years later — Americans are still drawn to President Dwight D. Eisenhower as a statesman and as a leader.

http://hauensteincenter.org/fifty-years-later-why-we-still-like-ike/

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4/21-K.V. Lacks on Leadership

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April 21, 2010

The Hauenstein Center’s Peter Cook Leadership Academy invited K.V. Lacks to address the students at the final luncheon for the 2009-2010 academic year. Mr. Lacks is a Hauenstein Center Advisory Cabinet member and the Program Manager for the Nissan account at Lacks Enterprises, Inc.

http://hauensteincenter.org/k-v-lacks-on-leadership/

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4/14-Edward Balog on Leadership

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April 14, 2010

The Hauenstein Center’s Peter Cook Leadership Academy invited Dr. C. Edward Balog, president of Aquinas College, to speak on leadership language and legitimacy.

http://hauensteincenter.org/edward-balog-on-leadership/

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4/7-Sustainability Summit: Sustainability and the 2010 Election

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April 7, 2010

The Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies hosted Grand Valley’s Sustainability Summit this spring featuring Mayor George Heartwell, Christina Keller of Cascade Engineering, Bob Synk of the Kent County Commission, and various Grand Valley faculty, staff, and students.

http://hauensteincenter.org/sustainability-summit-sustainability-and-the-2010-election/

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“A Tale of Two Cities”

Bob Synk

Christina Keller

Deans and Students Panel

4/6-Leadership Workshop: Goal Setting, Action Planning

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April 6, 2010

The Hauenstein Center’s Leadership Academy and Grand Valley’s Office of Student life teamed up to offer a final workshop for the 2009-2010 academic year. The workshop was titled “Goal Setting, Action Planning” and was conducted by Joshua Lee, a graduate assistant in the Office of Student Life.

http://hauensteincenter.org/leadership-workshop-goal-setting-action-planning/

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4/1-Roundtable Discussion on Juan Cole Presentation

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April 4, 2010

The Hauenstein Center convened a roundtable discussion to answer additional questions about Professor Juan Cole’s address the previous evening titled “War and Peace: Obama and the Muslim World.”
http://hauensteincenter.org/roundtable-discussion-obamas-america-and-the-muslim-world/

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3/31-War and Peace: Obama’s America and the Muslim World

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March 31, 2010

The Hauenstein Center invited University of Michigan historian Professor Juan Cole to address the issue of Obama’s foreign policy with the Muslim World.

http://hauensteincenter.org/war-and-peace-obamas-america-and-the-muslim-world/

3/30-Leadership Workshop: Leading Big

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March 30, 2010

The Hauenstein Center’s Peter Cook Leadership Academy hosted one of it’s final leader workshops for the 2009-2010 academic year titled “Leading Big.” In this presentation, Hauenstein Center Director Gleaves Whitney gives aspiring leaders four leadership lessons he observed from his service to Michigan Governor John Engler.

http://hauensteincenter.org/leadership-workshop-leading-big/

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3/28-Leadership Lessons from ‘AppleGoo’

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March 28, 2010

The Hauenstein Center’s Associate Director, Brian Flanagan, presented to the 2010 incoming class of Omicron Delta Kappa, at their new member induction ceremony in the Loosemore Auditorium at Grand Valley State University. In his address, Mr. Flanagan talked about the leadership lessons borne out of the rivalry between Silcon Valley giants Apple and Google.

Mr. Flanagan began his talk by addressing the epic rivalry between Apple and Google. He maintained that the rivalry is not just money or ego-drive, but rather, is motivated by two very different approaches to creativity.

http://hauensteincenter.org/leadership-lessons-from-applegoo/

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3/22-Russia & the ‘Near Abroad’

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March 22, 2010

Dr. Roman Popadiuk, former U.S. Ambassador to the Ukraine, presented “Russia & the Near Abroad: Relations with Former Soviet Republics” as part of the 2010 World Affairs Council of Western Michigan’s Great Decisions Lecture Series.

Russia’s policy of maintaining an atmosphere of influence in former Soviet satellites has been challenged in recent years by movements against pro-Russia regimes. Russia has pushed back by cutting Ukraine’s natural gas supply and intervening in Georgia’s campaign in South Ossetia. Will Russia regain its traditional leadership role in the region? This is among the many questions Ambassador Roman Popaduik answered.

http://hauensteincenter.org/russia-the-near-abroad/

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3/16-Leadership Workshop: Motivation & Reinforcement

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March 3, 2010

Leadership Workshop: Motivation & Reinforcement
Presentation by Tim Heacock, March 16, 2010

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3/3-Annette Kirk on Leadership

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March 3, 2010

The Hauenstein Center’s Peter Cook Leadership Academy invited Annette Kirk, president of the Russell Kirk Center for Cultural Renewal, to speak on the first principles of ethical leadership.

http://hauensteincenter.org/annette-kirk-on-leadership/

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2/17-Abraham Lincoln: A Biography – Dr. Ron C. White Jr.

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February 17, 2010

The Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies and the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum & Library welcomed award-winning author and historian Dr. Ron C. White Jr. to present on his bestseller, A. Lincoln: A Biography.

http://hauensteincenter.org/a-lincoln-biography-dr-ron-c-white-jr/

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2/10-John Truscott on Leadership

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February 10, 2010

The Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies invited John Truscott of the John Trustcott Group to come and speak to the Leadership Academy Fellows Programs on the leadership of tough decision making.

http://hauensteincenter.org/john-truscott-on-leadership/

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2/2-Team Leadership – Brian Flanagan

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February 2, 2010

The Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies hosted its third of four core leadership workshops, titled “Team Leadership” in the Kirkhof Center at GVSU’s Allendale Campus. The workshop was led by Associate Director Brian Flanangan and covered principles such as “the Medici effect,” “tribal leadership,” and “emotional intelligence.”

http://hauensteincenter.org/team-leadership-brian-flanagan/

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1/29-Health Care Reform Summit

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January 28-29, 2010

The flagship event of Grand Valley’s Health Care Reform Summit was a debate between various experts in Washington D.C.’s think tank community. The debate focused around general issues surrounding the government and free market roles in providing health care access and quality to citizens in the United States.

http://hauensteincenter.org/media-gallery-health-care-reform-summit-the-debate/

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Reform and Health Disparities

To kick off the Grand Valley Summit on Health Care Reform, the Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies hosted Dr. Kalahn Taylor-Clark from the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C. Dr. Clark’s presentation was titled “Health Care Reform and Health Disparities” and addressed the issue of access to health for minorities and lower income families in the United States. Hauenstein Center Director Gleaves Whitney introduced Dr. Clark to the audience.

The Debate

The flagship event of Grand Valley’s Health Care Reform Summit was a debate between various experts in Washington D.C.’s think tank community. The debate focused around general issues surrounding the government and free market roles in providing health care access and quality to citizens in the United States.

What it Means for Michigan

The second day of the Grand Valley Health Care Reform Summit began with a morning keynote presentation by Marianne Udow-Phillips, director of the Center for Healthcare Research and Transformation, a joint venture between Blue Cross/ Blue Shield and the University of Michigan. Ms. Udow-Phillips spoke about what federal health care reform means for the state of Michigan.

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Panel II

After the morning keynote presentation, Grand Valley’s Health Care Reform Summit continued with a panel of local experts addressing what Grand Rapids resident will receive out of federal health care reform.

1/13-Roberts Family on Leadership

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January 13, 2010

The Hauenstein Center’s Leadership Academy hosted Doug, Steve, and John Roberts for a presentation to the “Luncheons with Leaders” program. Doug and Steve reflected on the their father, Emory Robert’s, service in the U.S. Secret Service to six presidents. John Roberts told the students and staff about his tenure working in the White House press office under President George W. Bush. The theme of this lunch was courage and service.

http://hauensteincenter.org/meeting-of-the-leadership-fellows-program-4/

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