Division News & Statements


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.

500 first-year students attend Social Justice Celebration

August 28, 2017

More than 500 first-year students attended the Inclusion and Equity Social Justice Celebration on Friday, August 26.

Orientations held for students of color

August 24, 2017

This year for the first time, an orientation was held for first-year African American students. The Black Excellence Orientation followed the same model as Laker Familia, now in its fourth year of serving new Latino/a students.

Statement Condemning Incidents of Hate at UVA and Charlottesville

August 14, 2017

A community space for dialogue and support has been organized for August 16 from noon-1pm in the Office of Multicultural Affairs (1240 KC). For information or questions, please contact inclusion@gvsu.edu or 616-331-3296.

Inaugural Native American youth camp held on campus

June 30, 2017

Nearly 20 high school students were on campus this week participating in an inaugural Native American youth camp. Sponsored by the Division of Inclusion and Equity, the Anishinaabe Leadership Camp concluded Thursday, June 29.

Receptions held for diverse graduates

May 9, 2017

Receptions at the end of April celebrated the achievements of diverse graduates.

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