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Comfort Zone Challenges

Thank you to our 4th Annual Comfort Zone Challenges Sponsors!



Stay tuned for the 5th Annual Comfort Zone Challenges Date!

Push yourself out of your comfort zone and participate in the 4th Annual Comfort Zone Challenges!  Network with employers, develop your 30 second elevator pitch, hear from an alumni panel, and last but not least...Swim with the Sharks!  Comfort Zone Challenges will be held at the Grand Rapids W.A. Lettinga Campus in Sneden Rooms 1-3 & the Auditorium.

Building Authentic Connections: 10:00 am - 11:30 am                                 

Sneden rooms 1, 2, 3  

Description:  How are you making a statement?  To kick off this series, join this exciting fast-paced networking session!  Be inspired by the extraordinary keynote speaker. During this interactive session you will learn how to build and maintain authentic connections! You will be able to practice what you learn with employers! 

 Power Hour: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Description:  Listen to a powerful Panther Alumni panel! The panel will include Alumni that have experience in business, technology and health! They will discuss their successful journey from class to career. This session will be interactive so you can ask them questions! 

Swim with the Sharks!: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm                                              

Only a 20 min Time Commitment! ** 1st come - 1st serve **         Sneden rooms 1, 2, 3  and Auditorium  

Description: Who dares to dive into the tank? You can dive alone or with a partner! Can you reel the judges in just 20 minutes? Choose a box that has a random object / 10 minutes to prepare / 5 minutes to sell to the sharks / 5 minutes of answering questions.  Best pitch will WIN a grand PRIZE!  Winners will be announced at 4:30 p.m.! 

So, are you ready to dive in and go beyond your comfort zone?

 Please contact Genevieve Steffes with questions or concerns (616) 554-5398 or