Grand Valley has received additional sustainability awards and recognitions from KAPLAN COLLEGE GUIDE, SUSTAINABLE ENDOWMENTS INSTITUTE, AND U.S. GREEN BUILDING COUNCIL.
During GVSU’s re-accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, officials noted: “The university’s AWARD-WINNING SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVE serves the missions of education and outreach and PROVIDES NATIONAL LEADERSHIP.”
Peterson’s “Green Jobs for a New Economy: The Career Guide to Emerging Opportunities” listed Grand Valley and the University of Michigan as the two Michigan schools among what editors called “TOP 50 FOUR-YEAR SCHOOLS WITH GREAT GREEN PROGRAMS.”
Mark A. Murray Living Center was given an ENERGY STAR DESIGNATION from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency — THE FIRST UNIVERSITY STUDENT-HOUSING UNIT IN MICHIGAN to receive such a designation.
Grand Valley was featured by BEST COLLEGE RANKINGS on a list of colleges that are doing a GREAT JOB TEACHING SUSTAINABILITY and promoting it in their communities.
GVSU’s Facilities Services was the recipient of the Association of Energy Engineers Region III CORPORATE ENERGY MANAGEMENT AWARD.