Experiential Learning

Enquiries about CLAS accredited/certified programs can be directed to the coordinators/directors listed below. For programs that have websites with regularly updated information, links are provided:


Art History (B.A.) - Sigrid Danielson or Kirsten Strom

Athletic Training (M.S.) - Shari Bartz-Smith

Chemistry (B.S.) - Deborah Herrington

Music (B.A., B.M.E., B.M.) - Danny Phipps

Visual and Media Arts


*Information about teacher assisting and student teaching can be found at [coming soon]


Contacts and links for other CLAS programs with experiential learning components are:


Biomedical Sciences – Deb Burg or Daniel Bergman

Cell and Molecular Biology – Mark Staves

Classics Department – Melissa Morison

CLAS Academic Advising Center – Julie Amon-Mattox

English Department – Ashley Shannon

Geography and Sustainable Planning – Amanda Reader

Geology Department – Figen Mekik

History Department – Matthew Daley

Mathematics Department – Robert Talbert

Movement Science Department – Heather Peddie

Music, Theatre and Dance – Beth Gibbs

Philosophy Department – Jeff Byrnes

Political Science Department – Darren Walhof

Psychology Department – Mary Russo

Regional Math and Science Center – Kristofer Pachla

Robert B. Annis Water Resource Institute – Heidi Feldpausch

School of Communications (https://www.gvsu.edu/soc/internship-general-information-94.htm)


Statistics – Paul Stephenson

Visual and Media Arts


Writing Department – Christopher Toth

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