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Small Business Development Center creates event to benefit Black-owned businesses in Muskegon

The pitch event will be November 3 at the Muskegon Museum of Art.


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Faculty use FTLC grant to establish Social Science Lab

Sociology faculty members hope to expand the scope of the lab on campus and in the community.

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Article by Peg West

Teach-In will offer both in-person, virtual sessions

Sessions will address topics related to inequality, power and privilege, and social justice.

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KCON students assist with home remodel for family struggling with poverty

Students were from Christine Plummer's community health class; Plummer is also director of the City on a Hill's health clinic.

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Detroit students in Pathway program tour Pew, Health campuses

The Pathway to GVSU program is designed to close the equity gaps in college admissions.

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Article by Michele Coffill

Majors Fair set for November 3

The in-person event offers an informal way for students to explore majors.

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GVFaces: Grand Valley graduate earns PEN America Fellowship honor

The fellowship will help Clarice Thomas, who teaches at St. Louis University, complete a book project.

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Article by Brian Vernellis

Faculty and staff sketches

Campus community members who published research, gave presentations or media interviews are listed.

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In Memoriam

This space pays tribute to the people who helped shape Grand Valley

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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:
Sherry Bouwman university communications assistant
Katherine Barnard motion graphic designer
Michele Coffill associate director of digital and print publications
Bill Cuppy creative director, video and multimedia
Sarah Dudinetz  social media specialist 
Chris Knape director of university communications
Dave LeFurge-McLeod videographer
Tony Packer videographer
Amanda Pitts photography services manager
Julianna Schrier  social media coordinator
Kendra Stanley-Mills photographer
Brian Vernellis communications specialist
Peg West associate director of strategy/digital content

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