Alumni in the News


Alumnus leads grassroots effort to help W. Mich. nonprofits, small businesses

April 3, 2020

One Grand Valley alumnus is helping local businesses and nonprofits during coronavirus closures.

Novel by alumna earns recognition from Library of Michigan

March 17, 2020

Alumna Erin Bartels earned a spot on the Library of Michigan's Notable Books list for her novel.

GVSU graduate designs updated PBS typeface

November 12, 2019

A Grand Valley alumnus is responsible for the new custom PBS typeface.

Lubbers addresses Class of 1969 golden reunion

October 31, 2019

1969 was the first year of Lubbers' presidency. He emphasized the influence alumni have at GVSU.

Football, soccer homecoming games to air on ESPN

October 25, 2019

Homecoming weekend includes football and soccer games October 26-27 that will air on ESPN3.

Homecoming events offer something for everyone

October 22, 2019

October 25-27 events include the Hall of Fame dinner, a luncheon, football and soccer games.

Events planned to celebrate Founders Day

October 21, 2019

Events are planned throughout the week of October 21.

Alumna wins grant to advance jewelry business

October 3, 2019

Emma Hoekstra found making jewelry helped her manage her grief after the death of her boyfriend.

Muskegon Lake recovery highlighted in documentary by alumnus

May 23, 2019

A short film highlighting recovery efforts in Muskegon Lake has been released by a GVSU alumnus.

Alumnus featured on Shark Tank May 5

May 2, 2019

A Grand Valley alumnus will appear on Shark Tank to sell an idea. The episode airs Sunday at 10 p.m.

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