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Professor to give last lecture

November 27, 2012

A movement science professor will give a lecture as though it is the last one he will ever give, November 29 at 7:15 p.m. on the Allendale Campus.

Local nonprofit organizations join #GivingTuesday movement to encourage spending with a purpose

November 16, 2012

Grand Valley State University's Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy, the Land Conservancy of West Michigan and the South End Community Outreach Ministries are working together to support community participation in the #GivingTuesday movement, which encourages giving back to local community nonprofit organizations during the holiday shopping season, specifically on November 27.

Running Club hosts third annual Turkey Trot

November 15, 2012

The Grand Valley Running Club will host its third annual Turkey Trot 5k race November 17. The event will raise money for the Kids' Food Basket of Grand Rapids.

Kent County charitable giving tops $600 million, Grand Valley's Johnson Center reports

November 14, 2012

Charitable giving in Kent County topped $600 million in 2010, according to a new report released by Grand Valley State University's Johnson Center for Philanthropy.

Grand Valley Amnesty International wins regional award

November 12, 2012

The Amnesty International Chapter at Grand Valley was named the 2012 Midwest Student Group of the Year by Amnesty International.

Olympic medalist to discuss Native American heritage

November 8, 2012

Olympic gold medalist and Native American Billy Mills will give a presentation at Grand Valley November 12. His visit is part of Native American Heritage Month.

Battle of the Valleys competition will benefit local nonprofit

November 1, 2012

For the 10th year in a row, Grand Valley will compete with Saginaw Valley to raise the most donations for a selected charity.

Police Academy grads find jobs

October 25, 2012

Nearly all of the recent graduates from the GVSU Police Academy have found jobs in law enforcement.

Grand Valley premieres new play about Iraq War veterans

October 24, 2012

Grand Valley will launch the world premiere of a new play that tells the personal stories of several Iraq War participants.

Experts present entrepreneurship to nonprofit organizations

October 23, 2012

Two experts in entrepreneurship will help nonprofit managers better understand how to incorporate the tools of starting a new business into their nonprofit organization at an event hosted by the Johnson Center for Philanthropy.

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