GV NextEd Co-Lab furthers GVSU's commitment to engage all learners in all communities. It is an incubator where GVSU faculty and staff can explore cutting-edge ideas alongside education entrepreneurs to advance student access and success. Within the Co-Lab, sustainable ideas are explored and nurtured so GVSU can further meet the needs of learners and their families in an ever-shifting educational ecosystem.

GV NextEd Co-Lab is part of the Division of Educational Innovation and School Services at Grand Valley.

Unite resources and knowledge
Explore ground-breaking concepts
Elevate all learners

“GV NextEd Co-Lab is designed so innovative ideas that push public education forward can be implemented. It aligns with our deep commitment to inclusion, our communities and social justice. We will be able to test ideas and rapidly expand those that work, so we can have a profound impact on access and learning outcomes. This concentrated effort will advance the public good in Michigan and around the country.”

President Philomena V. Mantella

GVNext News

A student draws on a whiteboard with the words GVSU and REP4.

High school students deliver pitches for improving higher education equity; now schools eye which ideas to activate

The national convening for REP4, which included 12 student presentations, was held August 5.

Aug 5, 2021

A student types on a computer as another student talks.

GVSU to host REP4 national event: Student leaders pitch ideas to change higher education, college leaders listen

The virtual event involving students from across the country is Aug. 5.

Aug 3, 2021

Young student working on an assignment.

GVSU expands reach in K-12 schools, announces idea accelerator

President Philomena V. Mantella introduced a new accelerator for K-12 students and showcased the success of a virtual tutoring program at the university's February 26 Board of Trustees meeting.

Feb 26, 2021

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