Upcoming GVSU Events

Menstruation and Arousal Talk By Dr. Gerard (Sex Ed Week)

When: Monday, February 12, 2024 (2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.)

Where: Kirkhof 2270, Allendale Campus

What: Join for an open and informative discussion on Menstruation and Arousal. Explore the connection between the menstrual cycle and sexual desire. Break stigmas and gain valuable insights. Let's talk openly and empower ourselves to embrace our bodies naturally.


Beginner's Guide to Sex Toys (Sex Ed Week) 

When: Monday, February 12, 2024 (4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.)

Where: Kirkhof 2270, Allendale Campus

What: Uncover the world of pleasure with our Beginner's Guide to Sex Toys. Learn about exploring sensuality, safety, and empowerment. Join us for an informative and open discussion on enhancing intimacy and self-discovery.


Talk Back Tuesday- Healthy Relationships and Dating Safety Tips

When:  Tuesday, February 13, 2024 (4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.)

Where: Kirkhof 1201 (CWGE), Allendale Campus

What: In the age of online dating apps, how do you stay safe and have fun? Join us as we explore healthy relationships in the digital (and real) world.


Sexuality and Spirituality: An Interfaith Panel Discussion

When:  Wednesday, February 14, 2024 (3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.)

Where: Kirkhof 2270, Allendale Campus

What: What does it mean when we say, ‘My body is a temple’? Sexuality and spirituality both represent central components of what it means to be human and yet they are often painted as being at odds. Hear from several community leaders from a variety of religious traditions as they explore the complex and critical intersections between the two.


Sex Ed Trivia 

When:  Thursday, February 15, 2024 (6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.)

Where: Mary Idema Pew Library Atrium, Allendale Campus

What:  Think you know a lot about sex or want to learn more in a fun environment? Challenge yourself by testing your knowledge with trivia at the Library! 

D&T Trivia is helping us host! Come for music and fun!!

All event are INT 100/201Approved!


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When:  Thursday, February 22, 2024 (12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.)

Where: Multipurpose Room, Allendale Campus

What: Did you know that Chinese New Year celebrations last about two weeks, ending with the Lantern Festival? Learn about 2024 Year of the Dragon and Lantern Festival traditions. We will play Lantern Festival games and eat traditional festival foods, such as yuanxiao (rice dumplings).

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When:  Friday, February 23, 2024 (4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

Where: The Milton E. Ford LGBT Resource Center (1161 Kirkhof Center), Allendale Campus

What: This Open Door Discussion aims to discuss the social construction of identity labels and umbrella terms and how they create both new room and limitations for identity. We'll discuss how people identify both within and outside of terms like being queer and concepts like being transgender and talk about what that means for our own identities. This INT 100/201 approved, student-led discussion will consist of a presentation integrated with full audience discussion. There will be a Zoom option available - email Joey at [email protected] for the link.

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When:  Tuesday, February 27, 2024 (5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.)

Where: Kirkhof Center room 2250, Allendale Campus

What: Flex your Black history and culture knowledge, snag some amazing prizes, and enjoy food from around the world!

Our February 2024 For the Culture Quiz Bowl is a tournament-style trivia event focused on Black history and culture from around the world. Topics include history, language, geography, politics, pop culture, and more. Don't worry - you'll get a study guide as soon as you register.

Everyone is invited to participate and enjoy locally-catered foods representing the Black diaspora.

You can register as a team, or register as an individual and be placed onto a team.

Teams must include 3 people and can be comprised of faculty, staff, and students. Each team must have a least 1 current GVSU student (graduate or undergraduate).

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When:  Tuesday, February 27, 2024 (11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)

Where: The Milton E. Ford LGBT Resource Center (1161 Kirkhof Center), Allendale Campus

What: A student-led discussion on queer-ies of vampirism in classic literature and adaptations. 

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Where: Mary Idema Pew Library Multipurpose Room, Allendale Campus

Time: All events will take place from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Date: January 31 

Presentation Title: Democracy in Ancient Athens: What We Can Learn About How to Change the World

Description: Learn about the practice of democracy in Ancient Athens in this interactive workshop. Participants will engage in discussion about what we can learn today from the western democracy.

Date: February 28

Presentation Title: Young People Changing the World in History

Description: Be inspired by the history of youth activism in recent history. Panelists will discuss youth political action in during the 20th Century. Participants will learn about the impact made by young people organizing for change.

Date: March 27

Presentation Title: Today's Young People Changing the World

Description: Meet fellow GVSU students and other young people who are organizing around issues that matter, from environmental justice to gun safety and immigration. Learn from students who are making a difference and about how you can too!

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Recurring Events

When:  First Friday of each month during the academic year

Where: Online via Zoom

What: The Health Forum of West Michigan is hosted by GVSU's College of Health Professions, Kirkhof College of Nursing, and Midwest Interprofessional Practice, Education and Research Center (MIPERC) and is scheduled on the first Friday of each month during the academic year.  The forums are coordinated under the collaborative leadership of our community partners with sponsorship provided by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.

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