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WMCAT to honor nationally-renowned pioneer in design thinking

by (wmcat)

Submitted 03-01-2016 under NONPROFITS

The West Michigan Center for Arts and Technology (WMCAT) will honor David Kelley, founder of Stanford University’s d.school and design firm IDEO, for his contributions to design thinking at iBall 2016 on March 18 at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel...

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WMCAT hosting Global Youth Forum with teens from Mexico and Romania

by (wmcat)

Submitted 07-08-2015 under NONPROFITS

The West Michigan Center for Arts and Technology (WMCAT) is welcoming students from Monterrey Mexico and Cluj Romania to Grand Rapids this year as part of the first Global Youth Forum to engage teens in design thinking and social change. The team...

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WMCAT hosting Global Youth Forum with teens from Mexico and Romania

by (wmcat)

Submitted 07-08-2015 under NONPROFITS

The West Michigan Center for Arts and Technology (WMCAT) is welcoming students from Monterrey Mexico and Cluj Romania to Grand Rapids this year as part of the first Global Youth Forum to engage teens in design thinking and social change. The team...

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Youth Policy Summit on Great Lakes Water Resources held at Aquinas College

by (Allison Arnold)

Submitted 07-25-2012 under NEWS

This week, running July 22-28, the Keystone Center is hosting a Youth Policy Summit on Great Lakes Water Resources at Aquinas College. The program was offered to high school students from all over the country who are interested in learning the...

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Steelcase Team Unveils Design Ideas for Well House

by (Heart of West M...)

Submitted 04-21-2011 under NONPROFITS

Read Part I: Steelcase Designers Offer their Skills to Well House By: Teresa Zbiciak, Volunteer Center Program Assistant    In the living room of an old house – one of three owned by Well House—five 4-foot-by-8-foot Inspiration...

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United Way and the Volunteer Center honor community partners at 2011 Live United Awards

by (Heart of West M...)

Submitted 03-02-2011 under NONPROFITS

A crowd gathered for the 2011 Live United Awards at the Grand Rapids Civic Theatre last night.  The evening celebrated the close of Heart of West Michigan United Way’s annual campaign and recognized local individuals and organizations that...

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Steelcase Designers Offer their Skills to Well House

by (Heart of West M...)

Submitted 01-19-2011 under NONPROFITS

By: Teresa Zbiciak, Volunteer Center Program Assistant  Across the nation, corporations are increasingly integrating skills-based volunteerism and pro bono work into their philanthropic goals. At Volunteer Center GR, we are thinking about new...

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AUDIO: Interview with IDEO's Thomas Overthun at NoshNight

by (rkwantes)

Submitted 11-12-2009 under LOCAL LIFE

An interview with Thomas Overthun at NoshNight's screening of Objectified at Community Media Center's Wealthy Theatre on Wednesday, November 11, 2009.   Mr. Overthun is Senior Practice Lead in Consumer Experience Design at the...

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