Alumni in the News


Grand Valley alumnus, grad student take administrator, teacher of the year honors

May 4, 2016

A Grand Valley alumnus and a graduate student in the university's Master's of Educational Leadership program were awarded administrator of the year and teacher of the year awards, respectively, by the Michigan Association of Public School Academies May 2.

Volunteer during Community Outreach Week

March 18, 2016

The ninth annual Community Outreach Week will run March 19-26, when members of the campus community can team with family and friends to volunteer for service projects in the name of Grand Valley.

Reception will honor trio for their contributions to sports

January 25, 2016

Two alumnae and a longtime faculty member and coach will be honored at the Celebrating Women in Sport and Physical Activity reception, set for Saturday, January 30, from 1-3:30 p.m. in the Fieldhouse.

New events highlight Homecoming

October 23, 2015

Laker fans will find a host of activities available during Homecoming, set for Saturday, October 24.

Day of volunteering will honor GVSU alumna who died

October 13, 2015

Friends and family members of an alumna who died a year ago are organizing an annual day of volunteering in her honor.

Scholarship created in memory of alumnus who died battling wildfires

August 24, 2015

A scholarship has been created in memory of Richard Wheeler, an alumnus who died last week while battling wildfires in Washington.

Hundreds volunteer during COW

April 1, 2015

Hundreds of Laker alumni, friends and family volunteered hundreds of hours of service during the annual Community Outreach Week, which ended March 28.

Kirkhof College of Nursing recognizes CNL graduates

March 18, 2015

The role of a clinical nurse leader is relatively new to health care, but a dedicated social media day is helping create awareness while recognizing health care professionals in that role.

COW provides opportunities for Laker volunteers

March 13, 2015

Lakers around the world will volunteer and provide support to hundreds of projects during a dedicated week of service, March 21-28.

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