The Grand Valley State University Detroit Center is the central hub for university activity in Michigan's largest city. Multiple GVSU departments host workshops, seminars, professional development, and other large gatherings in the building each week. Located in the heart of downtown next to Comerica Park and the Detroit Athletic Club, the Center has become a key component for educational activity in the city.

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July 03, 2019

We are looking for volunteers to help staff the Grand Valley table to engage with students who visit the booth and assist with a game that will be set up at the table for the 37th Annual METRO DETROIT YOUTH DAY.

Michigan choir gets golden buzzer on America's Got Talent and brings Terry Crews to tears

June 19, 2019

Talk about the performance of a lifetime. This choir from Michigan got the golden buzzer auditioning on season 14 of �American�s Got Talent,� which aired on June 18, 2019.

Teen entrepreneur camp focuses on reducing inequities

June 17, 2019

More than 45 students from 24 area high schools will work alongside Grand Valley faculty members and students to brainstorm ways to create economic growth opportunities that can lead to a reduction in poverty rates and increase access to services.

GVSU Named a "Best Place to Work" by Forbes

June 13, 2019

Grand Valley State University is ranked No. 2 in Michigan by Forbes in its list of America's Best Employers.

We mourn the death of longtime retired dean, faculty member, Mary Seeger

June 11, 2019

Mary Seeger, retired dean and professor emerita of modern languages and literatures, died June 11 after being in hospice care. She was 79.

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163 Madison St.
Detroit, Michigan 48226

(616) 331-9217

(616) 331-9210

M-F 10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. EST

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