Pancakes & Politics News

February 26th, 2024

Dan Gilbert Set to Open Michigan Chronicle’s 2024 Pancakes & Politics Series at New Downtown Venue

One of the Michigan Chronicle’s flagship annual programs, the highly anticipated Pancakes & Politics, series is back for its 2024 season, promising a fresh lineup of engaging discussions and dynamic speakers. Kicking off the 19th season of Pancakes & Politics, Rocket Companies Founder and Chairman Dan Gilbert will headline the first of four monthly in-person … Continued

June 16th, 2023

Pancakes & Politics Unites Michigan Leaders in a Transformational Dialogue on Race, Culture, and Religion

The final forum of Michigan Chronicle’s Pancakes & Politics 2023 series left a lasting impression on the attendees, as it delivered a thought-provoking message that delved deep into the realms of race, culture, and religion. With a packed house, 10 distinguished Michigan leaders took the stage, sharing their personal experiences and reflections from a recent … Continued

February 21st, 2023

Michigan Chronicle’s Pancakes & Politics Returns for 2023 Season

The Michigan Chronicle’s Pancakes & Politics Speakers’ Forum is back with its stellar reputation as the region’s premier event for addressing hot-button issues impacting Detroiters and others living and working in Southeast Michigan, home to the majority of the state’s businesses, industries, and population. The first of four Speakers’ Forums for 2023 kicks off with … Continued

December 30th, 2022

WATCH NOW: Pancakes & Politics Overdrive Featuring Gary Torgow

Join us for a candid conversation with Gary Torgow, one of the most prominent and active CEO’s in Metro Detroit. Listen in as we pick his brain on everything from entrepreneurship and race relations to business development and the future of our political landscape. Also, get an update on Huntington Bank’s public commitment of 1 … Continued

October 26th, 2022

Regents Appoint Santa J. Ono as University of Michigan’s Next President

Santa J. Ono, Ph.D., is president-elect of the University of Michigan. He recently began a five-year term as the university’s 15th president in mid-October. Ono, 59, was most recently the 15th president and vice chancellor of the University of British Columbia, where he has served since 2016. He is an experienced vision researcher whose pioneering … Continued

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