Michigan Ross Alumni Club of Grand Rapids / West Michigan

Welcome to the Michigan Ross Alumni Club of Grand Rapids and West Michigan! Connect with fellow alumni, attend events, stay informed, and help build Michigan Ross' visibility in the West Michigan area.

We are always developing new programming, events, and career development opportunities, so please join our mailing list and check back frequently for updates. And as always, GO BLUE!


Are you interested or know someone who would be interested in joining the Ross Alumni Club of Grand Rapids and West Michigan Board? Email Catherine Boblitt for info on how to get involved in an official capacity or perhaps on a volunteer basis.

Join the team to shape the board’s agenda and help plan amazing opportunities to engage and connect with the Ross Alumni Network!

Currently, we are recruiting for 2 leadership roles:
  • Club President
  • Club Co-president
We are so excited that you are interested in getting involved and can't wait to connect with you!

Club Events

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Ross Events


Michigan Ross Spring Alumni Weekend

Friday, June 9 at 1:30 PM - 1:45 PM EST (4 days from now)
Stephen M. Ross School of Business

Should I / Could I? Considerations for Whether to Launch Your Own Business

Tuesday, June 13 at 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM ET (8 days from now)
Should I / Could I? Considerations for Whether to Launch Your Own Business Co-sponsored with the Zell Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies Tuesday, June 13, 7-8 pm ET

Be Human, Lead Human: How to Connect People and Performance

Friday, June 16 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (11 days from now)
Dr. Jennifer Nash will discuss her upcoming book, "Be Human, Lead Human: How to Connect People and Performance," with our club.
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Ross Alumni News

May 22, 2023

Justin Fishman, MBA ‘11: Bringing the Ross Network to Youth in Philadelphia

“My passion is putting people together to accomplish a goal,” says Justin Fishman, MBA ‘11. “With the fact that I can do it for a purpose close to my heart, I feel like I’ve achieved the ultimate career dream.”
May 19, 2023

Remembering Visionary Donor and Entrepreneur Sam Zell

In the end, we’re all short-term players in this world, and the question becomes: what have you done; how have you made a difference; how have you influenced the future.Sam Zell, BA ’63 JD ’66, Co-Founder of the Zell Lurie Institute
April 25, 2023

Celebration in Honor of Tom Jones

Nearly 50 people gathered at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business on April 25 to celebrate the ongoing legacy and strategic impact of Thomas (Tom) C. Jones, BBA ’68, MBA ’71, a prominent donor and valued advisor to the school.
April 21, 2023

Discover Amazing Books by Ross Alumni for This Year’s World Book Day

Looking to curl up with a good book? This month is the perfect time to expand your library as we celebrate World Book Day on April 23.
April 10, 2023

20 Questions With Vivian Hu, MAcc '17

Vivian Hu, BBA ’16 / MAcc ’17, is a woman of many talents. As a consultant for Google, a business owner, a cooking show contestant, and a former accountant, Hu likes to keep a lot on her plate.
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