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Kate Branum

Post-Election Town Hall Series

This post-election discussion event, sponsored by the Grand Valley State University Division of Inclusion and Equity, the GVSU Community Service Learning Center and GVSU student senate will be held Monday, Dec. 12 from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. in Kirkhof Center Room 0058.

Participants will have the chance to explore all post-election questions they have, including “what now?”

Other relevant topics include: processing the election results, exploring opportunities to organize and staying engaged in public issues both on and off campus.

AP Leadership Series

Grand Valley State University’s human resources department will host the fourth module of this leadership series Wednesday, Dec. 14 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in Kirkhof Center Room 2270.

Paul Stansbie, associate dean of the college of community and public services at GVSU, will lead a discussion focusing on customer service.

Participants will learn how to think of peers, parents, faculty and staff members as customers and pick up helpful tips to build long-term customer relationships through anticipating, listening, understanding and effectively communicating with others.

Holiday Classics with Dave Wickerham

Renowned organist Dave Wickerham will perform a holiday organ concert Friday, Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 17 at 2 p.m. at the Grand Rapids Public Museum in downtown Grand Rapids.

Wickerham will be playing all of the holiday classics during this family-friendly musical performance. His holiday show has been popular in past years, so tickets are recommended to be purchased early.

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Flowing Forms

Grand Valley State University features a variety of recent abstract paintings by Chicago artist Herbert Murrie in the exhibition “Flowing Forms,” located in the West Wall Gallery of the Eberhard Center on the Pew Campus.

Murrie’s paintings display the use of bright colors, organic shapes and manipulated surfaces.

This free exhibit will be on display until Saturday, Dec. 17.