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Business and Economics Reunion

Saturday, October 22, 2011 - Thank you for coming! See photos»

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11 a.m. Registration and networking - Fireside Room

12 p.m. Reunion luncheon - Great Hall East
Welcome by Leonard Van Drunen, chair of the business department and Scott Vander Linde ’80, chair of the economics department

1 p.m. Panel presentation: Retooling the Rustbelt - Great Hall East
Chicago Public Radio business reporter, Niala Boodhoo ’96, panel moderator
Managing director of BISSELL International BV, Ken Van Der Wende ’77, panelist
Federal Reserve Bank business economist, Kirstin Wells ’86, panelist
CPA and senior manager, Plante & Moran, PLLC, Jeremy Louters ’03, panelist

Following the luncheon, join professors Bob Eames, Leonard Van Drunen and Scott Vander Linde in the Fireside Room to talk about business and economics at Calvin today.

1:40 p.m. Break-out Sessions

  • Niala Boodhoo, Stories from the Region: A Reporter’s Perspective - Hickory Room
  • Jeremy Louters, Best Practices of Local Businesses: A View from the Auditor - Maple Room
  • Ken Van Der Wende, Unleashing Our Talents - White Pine Room
  • Kirstin Wells, Revitalizing the Urban Core - President’s Dining Room

2:05 p.m. Break-out Sessions

  • Niala Boodhoo, Stories from the Region: A Reporter’s Perspective - Hickory Room
  • Jeremy Louters, Best Practices of Local Businesses: A View from the Auditor - Maple Room
  • Ken Van Der Wende, Unleashing Our Talents - White Pine Room
  • Kirstin Wells, Revitalizing the Urban Core - President’s Dining Room

Homecoming and Family Weekend: More Networking/Reunion Events

Thursday, October 20, 2011
5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Prince Conference Center
Career Development’s 11th annual “Celebrating Business Careers” networking and social event with current students. Information and registration»

Friday, October 21, 2011
All day on campus
Visit open classes (business and economics or others). Here are the open class lists:
By Department | By Time (a.m.) | By Time (p.m.)
Please note: Closed Classes (no visitors, please)

Contact parents@calvin.edu with questions.

Friday, October 21, 2011
6:30 p.m. in the Hospitality Suite of the Van Noord Arena
Join business and economics alumni in to watch Calvin’s reigning national championship women’s volleyball vs. Olivet.

See other Homecoming and Family Weekend events | Contact Alumni Events: 616-526-6507