Leek and Tunstall Represent CLAS at 2013 Commencement

CLAS is pleased to announce our Winter 2013 Commencement Marshals: Associate Professor Danielle Leek (School of Communications) and Assistant Professor Dwayne Tunstall (Philosophy). Professor Leek is the recent recipient of the award for mentorsh

Geography & Planning Student Wins MAP Memorial Scholarship 2014

Geography and Planning major Yulia Conley was awarded a $1,000 scholarship by the Michigan Association of Planning at their annual conference in October 2014 on Mackinac Island.

Bridgett Vanderhoof (Theatre '13) to pursue PhD at UW-Madison

Bridgett Vanderhoof (BA Theatre 2013) earned her MA is in Theatre and Drama from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in May 2015.  Her thesis is entitled "#MissAmerica: The Performance of National Ideology in the Social Media Age." She

Theatre Alum receives Dell'Arte International School MFA

Hannah Gaff (BA Theatre and Classical Traditions, 2009) is an international theatre artist, clown, acrobat and explorer born and raised in Michigan and now based in San Francisco. She is a core ensemble member and co-founder of UpLift Physical Theatre and

Professor to be Guest Researcher at Universiteit van Amsterdam

Associate Professor of English Lindsay Ellis, Ph.D., Director of the Lake Michigan Writing Project, will spend her upcoming sabbatical year (2013-14) as Guest Researcher at the Universiteit van Amsterdam.

Coolidge Presented with Barbara Jordan Award

Associate Professor of History, Grace Coolidge was presented with the 2012 Barbara Jordan Award at the Celebrating Women Awards reception on March 13, 2012.  In nominating her, her colleagues cited a combination of her teaching, mentorship a

Theatre Alumna Finds Directing Success

Sara Vasquez (BA Theatre)  is Directing and Performance Journeyman for Lexington Children’s Theatre in Lexington, KY.   Under that title  she directs and is serving as artistic director on a brand new project called 3for300.&nbsp

Herrington receives $1.1M grant for science teacher professional development program

 Deborah Herrington, principal investigator and associate professor of chemistry at Grand Valley State University, has received a $1.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to expand and further study the Target Inquiry (TI) program. The

Forensic Tournament Supports Young Debaters

GVSU hosted the state debate tournament on February 9, 2007. This biannually event run by the Michigan Interscholastic Forensics Association received sponsorship support from CLAS, the School of Communication, and local law firm Rhoades-McKee. 190 h

Internship Sets the Stage For Theatre Job

After graduating in 2014 with double degrees in Theatre and Communications, Matthew Fowler became the Director's Assistant Intern and part-time Marketing Intern at the Saugatuck Center for the Art's summer professional theatre company.

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