Alumni Success Stories


From Film Classes to DreamWorks; Advice from a GVSU Computing Alum on Following Your Dreams

November 16, 2021

Charles Billingsley graduated from Grand Valley State University in 2019 with two degrees. One in Computer Science and one in Film & Video Production.

From New Graduates to Entrepreneurs, Computer Science Alums Talk their Business Journey

October 4, 2021

Matt Shaver and John Spencer both graduated from Grand Valley in 2010 with their bachelor's degrees in Computer Science.

Graduate Alumna Wins Selective Fellowship

August 24, 2020

Katherine Skocelas came to the School of Computing and Information Systems in the Summer of 2017 after earning a Bachelor of Science in Advertising and Public Relations from GVSU.

Former IS student joins Amazon

February 11, 2020

Thomas Rudd (BS in IS) has had an interesting and exciting career since he graduated from GVSU in 2017. Upon graduation, Tom joined the Ford Motor Company in Dearborn Michigan.

GVSU graduate co-founds Michigan Software Labs

November 22, 2019

Joshua Hulst graduated from GVSU with a BS in Computer Science (Honors College) in 2009.

Atomic Object Developer Offers Advice to GVSU Computer Science Students

September 9, 2019

We recently had the opportunity to catch up with Bekah Suttner Cheek, who is currently a software consultant / developer at Atomic Object in Grand Rapids, MI.

SCIS Graduate Works With Clients Worldwide

August 28, 2019

Mohamed Azuz graduated from GVSU with a BS in Information Systems and a minor in Business (2015) and a MS in CIS (2017).

Recent CIS Graduate Develops Web Apps at Steelcase

December 5, 2017

Emily LeFevere graduated twice from GVSU! In 2008 Emily earned her BA in Spanish & Information Systems, and in 2015 completed her M.S. in Computer Information Systems.

Recent CIS Graduate Pursuing Doctoral Studies at Virginia Tech

September 4, 2017

After graduating from GVSU with her BS in Computer Science and minors in Mathematics and Spanish in 2015, Michelle Dowling decided she wanted to go on to graduate school.

Former GVSU Computer Science Major Amer Gerzic, now President of Extend Your Reach in Grand Rapids and Lansing, MI.

September 30, 2016

Amer was born and raised in Bosnia, near the Croatian border. When he was in the seventh grade, the Croatian War of Independence began to spill over into his hometown.

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