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A 25-thousand dollar grand prize is helping a Grand Valley State University junior move forward with a marketing idea.  And as he develops the product… he’s also hoping to get a patent.

“It was fun to finally get the big prize and get validation for all the work we’ve done through the years.”

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We present  CCPS Community Connections. Today, Quincey Williams, Internship Coordinator, with a conversation about about SLAM.

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The 10th annual Teen Entrepreneur Summer Academy gets underway on Monday.  It’s hosted by the Richard M and Helen DeVos Center for Entrepreneurship in the Seidman College of Business.  High school students from across West Michigan will spend a week at GVSU.  They’ll learn about the world of entrepreneurship and creating a start-up company. 

“The feedback we get from students is that the week is not long enough.  They want it to be longer because they get so much out of it.”

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Jun 3, 2016
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Guests join us from GVSU’s Kirkoff College of Nursing. Barbara Baker is our guest today, joining us to discuss the annual OT and PT service trip to Guatemala.

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May 19, 2016
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Our monthly CLAS segment, where experts from GVSU's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences discuss their happenings. Today, Dr. Paul Stephenson, Department of Statistics, talks about his work and the upcoming CLAS on the Green.

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The Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University is hosting an expert on localism.  The speaker will explain why buying local and supporting small businesses has gained popularity in recent years. 

“The underlying concept is that ownership and purchasing power actually improves the quality of our local community and our local economy.”

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The book for the 2017 GVSU Community Reading Project has been named, ‘The True American,’ the story of Raisuddin Bhuiyan, a Bangladesh Air Force Officer who dreams of immigrating to America and working in technology.  We talk about it with CRP's Interim Coordinator, Jennifer Jameslyn.

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May 6, 2016
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Monthly we speak to guests from GVSU KCON, experts sharing their talents and happenings. Today, Kimberly Fenbert, Pediatric Nurse Practictioner/Affiliate Faculty, discusses treatment for allergies.

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CCPS Community Connections, where we put the spotlight on things related to GVSU's College of Community and Public Service. Today, Dr. Brandon Youker, Assistant Professor School of Social Work, joins us to discuss Community Based Learning and more.

High school students in Rockford will soon be able to get a head start on their college careers.  Through a new partnership with Grand Valley State University, Rockford High School students can take college courses in a health professions program right in their high school.  It’s the first dual-enrollment program between GVSU and Rockford Public. 

The early college program, partnering GVSU and Rockford High school will begin in the fall.  Here’s GVSU’s Vice Provost for Health, Dr. Jean Negelkerk.

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