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Saddle up

Beth Macauley is one of four speech-language pathologists in the country to practice hippotherapy, the use of horses to facilitate traditional methods of therapy. Read about how patients are finding it successful here.

Boy on horse gives woman high five

Cultural competency in health care

A unique partnership between the Padnos International Center and Grand Valley's simulation center elevates the learning experience for nursing and health profession students. Read about their interactions here.


Jason Hanna undergoes a physical assessment

Hot ideas and inventions

It's Grand Valley's version of the hit show "Shark Tank." Students are finding success as entrepreneurs through a university center and their own ingenuity. Read about their inventions and watch a video here.


Group of three women

Life before Louie

The iconic Louie the Laker, complete with receiver gloves and hat, didn't happen overnight, or even within Grand Valley's first 30 years of playing intercollegiate sports. See the variations and read how the Lakers got Louie here.


Old version of Louie

New Louie the Laker

Q&A Faite Mack

Professor of education Faite Mack began working at Grand Valley in 1972. Read about his rich legacy of service here.


Faite Mack