Division News & Statements


Native American celebration features traditions, guest speakers

October 5, 2017

Grand Valley State University's annual Native American Heritage Celebration will feature guest lecturers who will discuss issues such as Standing Rock and the preservation of Native American Historical Landmarks.

Update on the impact of interim Q&A related to Title IX

October 2, 2017

The Department of Education has recently issued new interim Q&A for the application of Title IX. Grand Valley administration has reviewed the guidance and we want to assure you that its impact on our own policy and procedures is minimal.

Donations to food pantry count toward parking fees

September 28, 2017

Parking Services is partnering with Replenish, Grand Valley's food pantry, to host Food 4 Fines, a program that allows people to donate items to the pantry toward payment for parking citations.

First woman surgeon general to discuss Hispanic heritage

September 21, 2017

The first woman and first Hispanic to hold the title of Surgeon General of the United States will give a presentation September 27 as part of Grand Valley State University's Professionals of Color Lecture Series.

Provost gives keynote at Women's Commission event

September 20, 2017

Cimitile spoke at Grand Valley's Women's Commission Fall Luncheon September 19 and called equity a complex idea that at times masks itself as "sameness."

GVSU events celebrate Hispanic heritage

September 14, 2017

Grand Valley State University's annual Hispanic Heritage Celebration will feature guest lecturers, spoken word poetry, dancing and celebratory cultural events. 

Holi festival planned near carillon tower

September 7, 2017

It may be close to fall, but a collaborative effort by campus departments will turn Friday, September 15, into a spring festival of colors.

Statement Regarding Trump Administration announcement to end DACA with 6-month delay

September 5, 2017

Statement from President Thomas J. Haas reiterating Grand Valley's commitment to support of all students, including undocumented students in response to the Trump administration's announcement of changes to the DACA executive order.

Message from Vice President Bernal: Religious Inclusion at GVSU

August 30, 2017

As a reminder, Grand Valley maintains a Religious Inclusion Policy that commits the university to accommodate religious and faith observances and holidays for students, faculty and staff members.

Message from Provost Cimitile & Vice President Bernal: Free Speech & Expressive Activities

August 28, 2017

Grand Valley State University will protect free speech, but we stand by our values in being a place of inclusion. A resource page has also been created for faculty and staff at www.gvsu.edu/inclusion/expresiveactivities.

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