First-rate Faculty

First-rate Faculty

"We have great students who are really passionate about learning. I feel very privileged to be here to work with these students." - Steeve Buckridge, Area Studies Department See more



China: The Life of the Civilian

China: The Life of the Civilian

Today, 7am - 7pm
Life in the sprawling city of Kunming, in southwest China, reminded Grand Valley State University student photographer, Megan Lendman of the vitality of Chicago or New York City. Megan’s images of her month-long study trip to Kunming capture both the exotic and the familiar; while exploring...
Paya Lliklla, Las Tejedoras de Chari, Peru:  Reweaving Tradition in the 21st Century

Paya Lliklla, Las Tejedoras de... Chari, Peru: Reweaving Tradition in the 21st Century

Today, 7am - 7pm
In the Andean mountain village of Chari, Peru, a weaving cooperative of indigenous women are changing the structure of their lives. The weavers who make up Paya Lliklla utilize handicraft skills to fabricate woven trade goods marketed to clients well outside their local boundaries. Weaving...
GVSU Downtown Toastmasters

GVSU Downtown Toastmasters

Today, 7:30am - 8:30am
Toastmasters International is a world leader in communication and leadership development. Our membership is 280,000 strong. These members improve their speaking and leadership skills by attending one of the 13,500 clubs in 116 countries that make up our global network of meeting locations. Membership...


Research shows Muskegon Lake water quality continues to improve

Research shows Muskegon Lake water quality... continues to improve

AWRI report shows water quality is improving, and is meeting desirable criteria in three of four key water quality... indicators.
Women's Commission presents Lifetime Achievement Awards

Women's Commission presents Lifetime Achievement... Awards

Grand Valley's Women's Commission presented Lifetime Achievement Awards to two people who have collaborated closely... on co-curricular and academic programs.
Four students selected for Critical Language Scholarship program

Four students selected for Critical Language... Scholarship program

Four Grand Valley students have been selected to participate in the U.S. Department of State's Critical Language... Scholarship (CLS) Program to study high-demand languages.