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History of I am Grand Valley

How long has "I am Grand Valley" been in existence?
I am Grand Valley has been a campus tradition for over 10 years! The program started in 2003 - 2004.

Who created it?
The Office of Student Life created the program to recognize student leaders who contribute to the campus community and to inspire other students to get involved. Students notice the shirts around campus and want to know how they can get one; which is by getting involved on campus and becoming a student leader.

How many nominations were there in the past years?
I am Grand Valley has recognized thousands of students the past decade. The early years of I am Grand Valley recognized a few hundred students with more students each year. 2015 set the record for having over 1900 nominations!