20 of 2020: Kurt hopes we’ll learn that less is more

(23-12-2020) We are nearing the end of this strange and special year, 2020. Time to reflect on the status quo.

20 people with links to Ghent University were selected at random. They tell us what 2020 meant to them, what they will carry over to next year and above all: what they hope for in 2021.

Kurt Boelens graduated from Ghent University in business psychology in 1987. After running an HR consultancy service for 30 years, he joined Oostkamp district council in April 2018, in charge of the cluster Life & Social. This switch was no coincidence. He had already been involved in the care sector, directing a number of organisations and with his strong social commitment, for the last 20 years. When Kurt realised he got more energy from his social directorships than his existing job, he chose a new job with significant social commitment.

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Gelukkig 2021Last year was like no other, but it was also filled with warmth. We supported each other and shared in each other’s ups and downs. Now this is your chance to thank everyone who was there for you. Not in the usual way, but with a virtual projection of your best wishes onto the Book Tower.

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