Calendar of SPuRS-Approved Events

Upcoming events

* Events with an asterisk (*) require registration. Click on the event link for details. Event dates and times are subject to change.

November 27

*Starting Gate Workshop - Digital Marketing Tools for Entrepreneurs: This workshop will provide strategic marketing guidance and help participants create profitable, market-leading brands. The speaker will also provide information on effective social media marketing tools for new business owners.  This workshop takes place in the Park Trades Center Building from 4 to 5 p.m. RSVP to lara.hobson@wmich.edu. This is a Personal & Interpersonal Knowledge - Advanced Level SPuRS event.

November 28

Lyceum Lecture Series: WMU Permaculture Programming, Practices and Research: This lecture takes place in the Lee Honors College lounge from noon to 1 p.m.  This is a Personal & Interpersonal Knowledge - Foundational Level / Advanced Level (x2) SPuRS event.

November 29

Financial Planning Speaker Series: "Holistic Planning" with Tom Owiti from Parousia Life Matters. This event takes place in 2150 Schneider Hall from 4 to 5:30 p.m. This is a Professional Insight - Foundational Level / Advanced Level (x2) SPuRS event.

November 30

*Mercantile Bank Speaker Series: Dr. L. Marshall Washington, president of Kalamazoo Valley Community College, will speak on the topic "Kalamazoo Valley Community College". This event takes place in 2150 Schneider Hall from 7:30 to 9 a.m. This is a Personal & Interpersonal Knowledge - Foundational Level / Advanced Level (x2) SPuRS event.

December 3

*Starting Gate Workshop - Motivation: Even When the Critics Get You Down: The goal of this workshop is to teach strategies to keep you motivated as a business owner as well to keep you motivated as business owner as well as to keep your team engaged. You'll also learn valuable goal setting tools that every small business owner, in any stage of the business life cycle, needs to keep them motivated to do more and maintain the success of their business.  This workshop takes place in the Park Trades Center Building from 4 to 5 p.m.RSVP to lara.hobson@wmich.edu. This is a Personal & Interpersonal Knowledge - Advanced Level SPuRS event.

December 5

Lyceum Lecture Series: Nutrition Paradigms of Three World Cultures: This lecture takes place in the Lee Honors College lounge from noon to 1 p.m. This is a Personal & Interpersonal Knowledge - Foundational Level / Advanced Level (x2) SPuRS event.

December 7

*Entrepreneurship Forum: Peter Laforest, owner of B45 Academy will be presenting. This event takes place in 2150 Schneider Hall from 7:30 to 9 a.m. This is a Personal & Interpersonal Knowledge - Foundational Level / Advanced Level (x2) SPuRS event.

 December 20

*Pitch Zoo: Pitch Zoo is a monthly meetup with a goal of helping entrepreneurs talk about their business succinctly. Pitch your business idea in 3 minutes and gain valuable, constructive feedback from the audience. RSVP @ Facebook – Pitch Zoo Kalamazoo. This event takes place at Brite Eyes Brewing Company from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. This is a Professional Insight -  Foundational Level  SPuRS event.