September 13, 2022 (Volume 46, Number 2)

Students credit Battle Creek pipeline program with helping them transition to college life

Peer mentors are the latest addition to the pipeline program, added as another layer of support for Battle Creek students who received scholarships.


September 13, 2022 (Volume 46, Number 2)
Article by Michele Coffill

Provost addresses lack of women in computer science at Women's Commission event

Fatma Mili cautioned against the assumption that more women studying computer science will remedy the issue.

September 13, 2022 (Volume 46, Number 2)
Article by Michele Coffill

Speakers at DeVos Medical Colloquy will discuss adolescent consent

Case studies will be highlighted, including those in which parental authority was limited.

September 13, 2022 (Volume 46, Number 2)
Article by Michele Coffill

Upcoming events

Information for the September 14 Fireside Chat and two kickoff events for Talking Together are detailed.

September 13, 2022 (Volume 46, Number 2)

Faculty and staff sketches

Faculty and staff members who published articles, gave media interviews or presented research are listed.

September 13, 2022 (Volume 46, Number 2)

U.S. Education official visits with Academy of Hospitality and Tourism leaders

The assistant secretary for Career, Technical, and Adult Education toured the college-career prep academy at Ottawa Hills High School.

September 13, 2022 (Volume 46, Number 2)
Article by Brian Vernellis

GVSU Health Hub is clearinghouse for online resources

The website has quick links to health centers on the Allendale and Pew campuses, and student wellness information.

September 13, 2022 (Volume 46, Number 2)
Article by Michele Coffill

The GVSU Forum is published by University Communications; it is distributed bimonthly during the academic year and monthly during the spring/summer semesters. Send publication items to Michele Coffill, editor, c/o [email protected]. Web:

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Bill Cuppy assistant vice president, UComm – Creative and Multimedia Services
Sarah Dudinetz  social media manager
Ronda Huster university communications assistant
Katherine Kemp motion graphic designer
Chris Knape assistant vice president, UComm – Media and Public Relations
Dave LeFurge-McLeod senior videographer
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Amanda Pitts photography services manager
Julianna Schrier  social media coordinator
Corey Stamps  multimedia project specialist
Kendra Stanley-Mills associate director of photography
Brian Vernellis senior writer
Peg West  director of digital strategy and media relations
Samantha Drougle, student writer
Thomas Garrett, student writer

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