Academic Excellence

Academic Excellence

"What I like best about Grand Valley are the people here. Everybody is very supportive and they want you to succeed in life, and that is a great feeling having such a family behind you." - Shane O'Donohue, biomedical sciences and psychology double major See more



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...
Student Artwork for New Science Laboratory Building

Student Artwork for New Science... Laboratory Building

Today, 8am - 5pm
The Art Gallery acquires artworks from students in the Art & Design Department and School of Communications to add to the collection whenever possible. The pieces on display in the Thornapple Room are examples of what has been acquired for inclusion in the new Science Laboratory Building,...


Students win Ford video contest, producing national ad

Students win Ford video contest, producing... national ad

Seven School of Communications students will continue working with Ford to produce a national video advertisement... set for nationwide release in February.
Grant creates civic engagement pilot project

Grant creates civic engagement pilot project

Students who attend Grand Valley, Aquinas College and Grand Rapids Community College will have more community-based... learning opportunities through a pilot project funded by the Grand Rapids Community Foundation.
Study reveals spread of invasive species in Great Lakes

Study reveals spread of invasive species... in Great Lakes

Researchers from Grand Valleys Annis Water Resources Institute have found invasive faucet snails in many new... locations throughout the Great Lakes basin over a three-year period. The snails carry parasites that are deadly to native waterfowl, including ducks and coots.