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Engaging with our communities since 2004

The College of Community and Public Service builds vibrant communities through scholarship, research, and collaboration. Our accomplished faculty and staff members have a wide range of expertise in the arenas of public service, philanthropy, human welfare, hospitality and tourism, and health administration, providing students a dynamic learning experience and empowering communities with quality research and data.

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WGVU Podcast Series developed by CCPS Associate Dean, Dr. Paul Stansbie

WGVU Podcast Series developed by CCPS Associate Dean, Dr. Paul Stansbie

May 02, 2016

Join in and listen to the way we are engaging with our communities around Michigan!

Meet our CCPS Dean

Meet our CCPS Dean

March 15, 2016

GV Magazine Question and Answer with CCPS Dean, George Grant, Jr.

Our State of Generosity

Our State of Generosity

March 15, 2016

New website: OurStateofGenerosity.org

CCPS Staff Receive Giant Awards

CCPS Staff Receive Giant Awards

February 11, 2015

CCPS Staff Receive Giant Awards

Young Tech Donors Take Leading Role in Philanthropy 50

Young Tech Donors Take Leading Role in Philanthropy 50

February 10, 2015

Young Tech Donors Take Leading Role in Philanthropy 50

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Computing students redesign Laker Mobile app

Computing students redesign Laker Mobile app

May 13, 2016

Two computing graduate students spent the winter semester redesigning Grand Valley's official iOS mobile application, Laker Mobile.

Student named national equestrian champion

Student named national equestrian champion

May 12, 2016

Michelle McDowell was named the national top high point western rider at the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association National Competition.

Johnson Center to host expert on the "Buy Local" movement

Johnson Center to host expert on the "Buy Local" movement

May 09, 2016

The Johnson Center for Philanthropy will host an expert on localism who will explain why buying local and supporting small businesses has gained popularity in recent years, and how the concept of localism can help area nonprofits.

Grand Valley alumnus, grad student take administrator, teacher of the year honors

Grand Valley alumnus, grad student take administrator, teacher of the year honors

May 04, 2016

A Grand Valley alumnus and a graduate student in the university's Master's of Educational Leadership program were awarded administrator of the year and teacher of the year awards, respectively, by the Michigan Association of Public School Academies May 2.

Johnson Center appoints new CRI director, associate director

Johnson Center appoints new CRI director, associate director

May 02, 2016

Grand Valley's Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy has appointed a new director of the center's Community Research Institute and a new associate director.

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