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Events

Different Waters: Thirty Years in the Western Amazon

Different Waters: Thirty Years... in the Western Amazon

Today, 7am - 7pm
Experience a land of rivers remarkably different from Western Michigan. Over the past thirty years, GVSU professor Dr. Jim Penn has repeatedly traveled to the Loreto Region of Peru, South America, participating in programs ranging from wildlife research and natural resource management to...
New Blood: Recent Acquisitions from Grand Valley State University Students

New Blood: Recent Acquisitions... from Grand Valley State University Students

Today, 7am - 7pm
From its inception in 1998, the Grand Valley State University Art Gallery has actively collected artwork – growing from a collection of 700 pieces to one exceeding 13,500 works in 2015. The collection reflects the diversity and mission of Grand Valley State University. As the University’s...
GVSU Downtown Toastmasters Club

GVSU Downtown Toastmasters Club

Today, 7:30am
Toastmasters International is a world leader in communication and leadership development. Members improve their speaking and leadership skills by attending one of the 15,400 clubs worldwide. GVSU Downtown Toastmasters is one of the Clubs. Established in 1998, GVSU Downtown Toastmasters Club...

News

Grand Valley alumnus, grad student take administrator, teacher of the year honors

Grand Valley alumnus, grad student take... administrator, teacher of the year honors

A Grand Valley alumnus and a graduate student in the university's Master's of Educational Leadership program were... awarded administrator of the year and teacher of the year awards, respectively, by the Michigan Association of Public School Academies May 2.
Next CRP selection studies faith, immigration issues

Next CRP selection studies faith, immigration... issues

The Community Reading Project selection for the next academic year will challenge readers on issues of religious... faith and identity, immigration and interfaith connections.
Freshman Academy students recognize outstanding faculty, staff

Freshman Academy students recognize outstanding... faculty, staff

Students in the Oliver Wilson Freshman Academy recognized outstanding faculty and staff members at the academy's... banquet.