Jack DeBoer to Speak at Sterling College Convocation

Release Date: 
February 17, 2010

Sterling College is pleased to announce Jack DeBoer as the speaker for the Student Leadership Success Convocation on Friday, February 26, at 10 a.m. in Upper Wilson Hall on the SC campus.

“The Leadership Success Program is an initiative led by the SGA (Student Government Association) that aims to provide leadership training for students,” said SGA President Matt Ehresman. “We are honored to have Mr. DeBoer as a speaker, and we are thankful for President Maurer’s help in bringing this successful businessman to speak on campus.”

Jack DeBoer began his career selling real estate during the summers while in high school in Kalamazoo, Michigan. In 1952, he graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in business. In 1966, DeBoer began building apartments and, by 1973, his company had built over 16,000 apartments in 30 cities across 25 states. National Real Estate Investor recognized DeBoer as the “second-largest multi-family deve