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Doug VanderJagt, '92

Doug VanderJagt, '92

Doug VanderJagt has served as the Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources for Rockford Public Schools for the past three years...

Sheryl Vlietstra, '88

Sheryl Vlietstra, '88

Sheryl Vlietstra, affiliate professor of elementary teacher education, joined Grand Valley's faculty in 2000. Vlietstra teaches in the College of Education...

Eglantina Gjermeni, '98

Eglantina Gjermeni, '98

Eglantina Gjermeni was named the Minister of Urban Development for the Republic of Albania in 2015...

Cory Jackson, '12

Cory Jackson, '12

Cory Jackson, '12, earned a bachelors degree in public and nonprofit administration from Grand Valley and has since used his education, research, and career to fight for social justice through wellness initiatives...

Bill Hudson, '78

Bill Hudson, '78

Bill Hudson '78 truly is a Laker for a Lifetime.  A loyal member of the Grand Valley community, Bill has maintained active involvement and support for his alma mater for the past 38 years, giving back in a number of different ways...

Erayna Sargent, '05

Erayna Sargent, '05

Where does being passionate and courageous bring you? For Erayna Sargent, a 2005 graduate of Grand Valley, it has brought her many places...

Kerry Olvera, 94'

Kerry Olvera, 94'

When Kerry Olvera was a student at Grand Valley in the early 1990s, she never would have thought that one day she would own a business.

Nkechy Ekere Ezeh, '92 & '93

Nkechy Ekere Ezeh, '92 & '93

Dr. Nkechy Ekere Ezeh is an Associate Professor of Education and the Director of the Early Childhood Education Program at Aquinas College. Dr. Ezeh also holds the position of Founder and CEO of the Early Learning Neighborhood Collaborative in Grand Rapids

Gregory Wolffe, Professor of Computing and Information Systems

Gregory Wolffe, Professor of Computing and Information Systems

Dr. Gregory Wolffe is a Professor in the School of Computing and Information Systems at Grand Valley State University. He has been a member of the GVSU faculty since 1998.

Jessica Cruz, '06

Jessica Cruz, '06

Recipient of the 2015 Young Alumni Award

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