Change Ups

Submit announcements concerning personnel changes, new businesses, changes of address, etc. to bjchangeups at grbj dot com.


Change Ups: Ward-Roof declared Pillar of the Profession

November 21, 2014
The National Association of Student Personnel Administration Foundation and its board of directors has named Ferris State University vice president for student affairs Jeanine Ward-Roof a Class of 2015 Pillars of the Profession member. Read More

Change Ups: Attorney launches legal fashion blog

November 14, 2014
Foster Swift attorney Deanna Swisher has launched a blog that addresses legal developments affecting the fashion industry. Read More

Change Ups: Frankenmuth lodge is family favorite

November 7, 2014
The Bavarian Inn Lodge in Frankenmuth has received the 2014 Family Vacation Favorite Award from Family Vacation Critic, an online resource for parents looking for a family-friendly place to spend a weekend or a longer vacation. Read More

Change Ups: Kyle Los named Actors’ Theatre managing director

October 31, 2014
Kyle Los has been hired as managing director of Actors’ Theatre. Read More

Change Ups: Couple receives Boy Scouts' highest national award

October 24, 2014
The Boy Scouts of America presented Western Michigan University-Cooley Law School assistant dean Tracey Brame and her husband, Kenyatta Brame, an adjunct professor at WMU-Cooley, the Whitney M. Young Jr. Service Award, its highest national award, recognizing outstanding service by an individual or organization in support of youth from a low-income background. Read More

Change Ups: Posh Petals opens in remodeled storefront

October 17, 2014
Elizabeth Schenk launched her business, Posh Petals, as a home business but recently opened a remodeled storefront at 2050 Plainfield Ave. NE. Read More

Change Ups: Local artist named OPA president

October 10, 2014
Professional Grand Rapids artist Kenneth Cadwallader has been named president of the Oil Painters of America, a not-for-profit organization representing more than 3,600 artists throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. Read More

Change Ups: Platt appointed GRAM's chief curator

October 3, 2014
Ron Platt is the newly appointed chief curator of Grand Rapids Art Museum. Read More

Change Ups: GVSU appoints 2014-15 artist-in-residence

September 26, 2014
Grand Valley State University has selected internationally recognized visual artist Nayda Collazo-Llorens as the Stuart and Barbara Padnos Distinguished Artist-in-Residence for the 2014-15 academic year. Read More

Change Ups: New shareholders elected at accounting firm

September 19, 2014
Adriane Schrauben and Doug Schmitt were recently elected shareholders with Hungerford Nichols CPAs + Advisors. Read More