Support Staff

Ginele Johnson, a Grand Valley alumna with a B.S. in Communications, serves as the Office Coordinator in Digital Studies. Prior to joining the team, Ginele served as a marketing administrative assistant in the grocery industry and collegiate athletics, was a small business owner and most recently, served as office secretary in the K-12 public school system. 

In addition to Digital Studies, Ginele also supports the following programs: Integrative Studies, Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies , LGBTQ Studies, and Leadership & Professional Innovation.

Email: [email protected] | Phone: (616) 331-8229 | Office 229 Lake Ontario Hall


Owen Kirkpatrick, a freshman at Grand Valley pursuing a degree in mechanical engineering, serves as the Digital Studies Lab Manager. Owen also currently works as a Student Manager at the Blue Connection and previously worked as a lifeguard in his hometown. He is a member of the Honors College and is involved in the ASME and esports clubs. He enjoys exercising, volunteering, playing and listening to music, and video games.

Lake Ontario Hall 163, Digital Studies Lab

Headshot of Owen Kirkpatrick

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