October 12, 2021 (Volume 45, Number 4)

United Way campaign begins

The United Way campaign kicks off this week and continues through November 1.


October 12, 2021 (Volume 45, Number 4)
Article by Brian Vernellis

Former student athlete's research published in journal

An alumnus and student athlete studied if warm-up routines impact athletic performance. Spoiler, they do.

October 12, 2021 (Volume 45, Number 4)
Article by Brian Vernellis

Faculty and staff sketches

Members of the campus community who earned recognition are listed.

October 12, 2021 (Volume 45, Number 4)

Rips, missing buttons and more mended at Repair Clinic

Volunteers at the clinic hope to make their 400th repair on October 19.

October 12, 2021 (Volume 45, Number 4)
Article by Peg West

GVFaces: Atilla Ozgur Cakmak

A native of Turkey, the assistant professor of engineering said his family influenced his path of research, teaching.

October 12, 2021 (Volume 45, Number 4)

Water ceremony connects to Making Waves kickoff event

Local Anishinaabe leaders relayed the history of the Grand River and its significance.

October 12, 2021 (Volume 45, Number 4)

2022 Open Enrollment period begins soon

Open enrollment also reminder to make, renew gifts to support students.

October 12, 2021 (Volume 45, Number 4)

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: gvsu.edu/forum

University Communications Staff:
Michele Coffill editorial director
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
Tony Packer associate director of video and multimedia
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

Other University Communications publications:
Grand Valley Magazine, flagship publication for GVSU; visit gvsu.edu/gvmagazine 
GVNext, digital publication; visit gvsu.edu/gvnext , for daily news updates and video features