"Grand Valley was very instrumental in helping me be who I am today. There are dynamic on-campus experiences available to anyone who chooses to take advantage of them." - Jamon Alexander '05, Development Coordinator, Helen DeVos Children's Hospital Foundation
Graduate students are encouraged to join one or more of the following organizations recognized by Student Life. To join, go to OrgSync and register.
Paul Bonis, President, Spectrum Health Blodgett Hospital speaking about the importance of communication to HPGSA.
HPGSA's purpose is to provide networking opportunities for graduate students while collaborating with industry experts to learn about the emerging trends in healthcare.
Jana Wallace (far right), debt and authority officer for the city of Grand Rapids, and Eric DeLong, deputy city manager for Grand Rapids, chat with students after the 7-Oct-13 economic development workshop.
The goals of the ICMA Graduate Student Chapter are to introduce and integrate students into local government and the management profession and familiarize students with ICMA members, resources, and policies in order to inform and accelerate their careers.
Rosetta Thurman (center) with officers of the Nonprofit Professionals Graduate Student Organization, following Thurman's 14-Oct-13 meet-and-greet with SPNHA students, faculty, and alumni.
The purpose of the Nonprofit Professionals Graduate Student Organization is to provide networking opportunities for graduate students while collaborating with industry experts to learn about the emerging trends in the nonprofit sector.
MHA student Kyaw Zin Win introducing the film "Burma VJ" at Loosmore Auditorium on 26-Oct-13.
The purpose of this organization is to promote intercultural activities and global awareness between all graduate students, specifically in the College of Community and Public Service, share best practices and development of international organizations.
Our undergraduate student organizations are in transition. The following organizations will be active or forming in the near future.
Activating Student Kindness (ASK) is a student organization created for the purpose of building on the foundation of service, management, learning, and sustainability. ASK is a student-driven collaborative that aims to make positive impacts within our communities, and to increase our marketability for the work force. ASK offers opportunities to grow through service learning trips, experience in fundraising, engage and practice in presentations, increase marketability, and networking with fellow students/community events. There are scholarship and graduate collaboration opportunities available with sufficient funds.
Student volunteers who make up this team will be trained in incident command structures, light search and rescue, and other school and community safety issues, along with earning their Red Cross Certification in first aid.