30 Minute Mentors: February 12, 2019 (33 Photos)
Alumni volunteered to share their experiences to help mentor students who have not yet decided on a major or are considering a change.
GVSU alumni gathered together to play a game of fowling at the Fowling Warehouse in Grand Rapids!
Holiday Brunch With Santa & Louie: December 1, 2018 (126 Photos)
Grand Valley families showed their Laker pride and enjoyed the spirit of the season at the annual Holiday Brunch With Santa & Louie! Guests enjoyed breakfast, pictures with Santa Claus, crafts, and other fun activities for little Lakers. The event was hosted by GVSU's Young Alumni Council.
Gradfest: November 28-29, 2018 (180 Photos)
GradFest is a traditional event held before Commencement celebrating students' success. Alumni volunteer to welcome them to the Alumni Association.
Laker alumni gathered at The Loft at Luna and enjoyed networking while giving back to Grand Valley's Student Support Fund at this year's Giving Tuesday. The event was hosted by the GVSU Young Alumni Council.
College of Education Alumni Chapter Cover Letter and Resume Roundtable: November 14, 2018 (7 Photos)
Academic Majors Fair: November 7, 2018 (26 Photos)
The Academic Majors Fair was for undecided students to explore a variety of degrees and career paths before declaring a major. Each major was represented with a table staffed by a faculty member and an alumni volunteer who works in that field. The students related especially well to individuals who have been in their shoes and can speak about career paths based on real-world experience.
At Paving the Way for Future Generations: Stories of African Americans Who Were Firsts at Grand Valley, guests enjoyed reflecting on and paying tribute to the courageous individuals who helped pave the way for diversity at Grand Valley. The event was co-hosted by Grand Valley's Division of Inclusion and Equity and the African American Alumni Chapter.
On September 29, 2018 Grand Valley Wrestling celebrated 50 years at the Eberhard Center on the Pew Campus in Grand Rapids. Over 260 current and past wrestlers, friends, and family members came together to tell stories and express their gratitude towards the university, the program, and their teammates and coaches. The night was capped off with special guest, Dan Gable, who emphasized growing the sport of wrestling and supporting the existing program.
The GVSU Volleyball Alumni Chapter reconnected with old teammates at a tailgate before cheering on the Laker Volleyball team against Ferris.