President Emeritus Arend D. Lubbers delivered the commencement address December 11 and gave graduates "common sense" advice.
Grand Valley will benefit from a December 14 announcement that the Michigan Economic Development Corporation is supporting 11 brownfield redevelopment projects in five Michigan cities.
Steeve Buckridge, associate professor of history, has been named new director of Grand Valley's Area Studies Center. He will assume his new duties January 10.
Grand Valley State University student Angela Antonio, from Trenton, Michigan, has been named one of 50 Most Promising Minority Student finalists by the American Advertising Federation. She is the only student from Michigan to receive the recognition this year.
Local screenings of a family Christmas movie starring Florence Henderson, by Tom Seidman, son of Grand Valley founder L. William Seidman, have continued to sell out, prompting Celebration Cinema North to add more showings.
Grand Valley was recognized as a top producer of Fulbright Scholars by the Chronicle of Higher Education.
Grand Valley State University's Mary Idema Pew Library Learning and Information Commons is included in a list of projects chosen by the U.S. Department of Energy to receive assistance in reducing building energy use.
Leaders at Grand Valley and in the West Michigan community are mourning the death of friend, philanthropist and business leader Peter C. Cook.
The final performance of Grand Valley's Fall Arts Celebration 2010 will be a special performance in downtown Grand Rapids, where the community can come together to celebrate Grand Valley's 50th anniversary.
The ArtPrize 2010 painting, "The River Ocean," by Italian artist Luigi Marzo will remain in Grand Rapids, as a gift to Grand Valley State University.