October 3, 2023 (Volume 47, Number 3)

All voices heard: Campuswide team advances educational equity

The AALT continues work that began with the Network of Advisors in 2020.


October 3, 2023 (Volume 47, Number 3)
Article by Michele Coffill

Women's Commission presents awards during fall luncheon

Jenny Hall-Jones, vice president for Student Affairs, discussed reimagining community during her keynote address.

October 3, 2023 (Volume 47, Number 3)
Article by Samantha Drougel

President's corner

Blue Dot expands beyond physical locations to an ecosystem where technology, creativity and collaboration will fuel economic development.

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GVFaces: Greg Sanial

The vice president has refined recipes for his homebrews and had recent success at local and national competitions.

October 3, 2023 (Volume 47, Number 3)
Article by Michele Coffill

Graduate seeks out former professor for help with accessible vehicle design

Melba Vélez Ortiz talked with Hannah Wagner about how people with visual impairments and guide dogs use their vehicles.

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Article by Thomas Garrett

National PBS co-anchor visits with college, high school students

Goeff Bennett talked about his broadcasting experience with students participating in Grand Valley's Student Reporting Labs.

October 3, 2023 (Volume 47, Number 3)
Article by Samantha Drougel

Faculty and staff sketches

Members of the campus community who gave media interviews, had research published, received accolades or gave presentations are listed.

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In Memoriam

This space pays tribute to the people who helped shape Grand Valley, such as Eleanor French.

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What's happening on campus

Laker Open House events for prospective students, Laker Club Talks and Poetry Night are among the programs featured through mid-October.

October 3, 2023 (Volume 47, Number 3)

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