Alumni in the News


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 Hoesktra 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.

3,200 students participate in commencement

April 29, 2019

President Haas and Marcia Haas led the recessional Saturday afternoon to cheers of "T-Haas."

Brian Kelly, DeVoses among GVSU commencement speakers

April 22, 2019

Shinian Wu, professor of English, will receive the Outstanding Educator Award.

Students receive 'waves of good wishes' during final exams

April 22, 2019

About 1,000 "waves of wishes" are displayed in the Mary Idema Pew library wishing students luck.

Hundreds expected to volunteer during COW

March 14, 2019

Hundreds of Lakers are expected to participate in the 10th annual event, set for March 23-30.

Photos: Lakers take over Little Caesars Arena during Red Wings GVSU Night

February 26, 2019

A total of $3,585 was raised through ticket sales for the GVSU Scholarship Fund.

Year in Review: Memorable GVSU stories from 2018

December 20, 2018

The stories were chosen based on their impact on campus, in the news and on social media.

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