GV summit to address nonprofits, student engagement

Nonprofit organizations will have a chance to learn how to effectively engage college students during the fourth annual Collegiate Network Summer Summit to be held at Grand Valley State University on July 23.

The summit will offer networking opportunities for nonprofit organizations and a chance to connect with individuals involved with higher education. Presentations and breakout sessions will address topics like Engaging with Millenials, Foundations of Effective Service Projects among others. The summit will also feature sessions tailored specifically for executive directors, which will be presented by staff from Grand Valley’s Johnson Center for Philanthropy and College of Community and Public Service.

The Collegiate Network is made up of college and university service directors in the greater Grand Rapids area, including individuals from GVSU, Aquinas College, Davenport University and Grand Rapids Community College. Faculty and staff from colleges and universities in the area are encouraged to attend.

Grand Valley faculty and staff may qualify for free registration. For more information, contact Justine Easter at [email protected].

Cost to attend is $10 and includes lunch. Register by July 19 at summersummit.eventbrite.com, or events.johnsoncenter.org.