GVSU Education Programs News


Alumna honored as GRPS Teacher of the Year

November 23, 2021

Nicole Durso, GVSU alumna, was recently honored as one of three teachers selected as Grand Rapids Public Schools' Jean Hamilton Cope Teacher of the Year. 

Dean Soman interviewed on WGVU

August 3, 2021

Dr. Sherril Soman, Dean of the College of Education and Community Innovation (CECI), was recently interviewed on WGVU about the newly merged college.

Faculty identify effectiveness of schools' mental health program

June 18, 2021

Grand Valley faculty wrap-up a three-year study on a school-based mental health awareness/education program and found it effective in increasing behaviors that prevent suicide.

Dean's Award for Outstanding Master's Project - 2019-2020

June 8, 2021

The College of Education congratulates the winner of the 2019-2020 Dean's Award for Outstanding Master's Project, Sally Triant with her project titled, Growing Elementary Education with Curriculum Founded in Place.

Partnership with Battle Creek provides scholarships

April 21, 2021

Nearly 20 seniors from Battle Creek Public Schools received partial or full scholarships to attend Grand Valley in the Fall 2021 semester, spurred by an ongoing partnership with W.K. Kellogg Foundation and GVSU.

Physical Education students connect dance to lifelong movement

March 30, 2021

GVSU's future Physical Education teachers are learning new ways to incorporate dance into physical education classes to promote lifelong movement.

K-12 Connect provides 1,800+ students with virtual tutoring

March 1, 2021

K-12 Connect, a virtual tutoring program, has connected more than 1,800 students in Kindergarten through 12th grade to GVSU students for tutoring, providing immediate support to struggling students and educators in Michigan schools.

GVSU expands connections to K-12 schools

February 26, 2021

GVSU is expanding the university's connections to K-12 schools through a new initiative called the NextEd Accelerator. The Education programs will be a key partner in developing initiatives that center around student learners.

Five Education faculty receive awards

January 25, 2021

Five College of Education faculty members received 2021 GVSU Faculty Awards. These awards honor the outstanding contributions of our Education faculty, and will be presented at the Faculty Awards Convocation on Tuesday, February 9th.

Back in the classroom, Haas enjoys teaching remotely

September 21, 2020

GVSU President Emeritus Thomas J. Haas now teaches in the College of Education's Educational Specialist program.

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