December 7, 2021 (Volume 45, Number 7)

Two Veterans Upward Bound staff members serve community in elected positions

Civic engagement is important to both Belinda Coronado and Tim Marroquin.


December 7, 2021 (Volume 45, Number 7)
Article by Michele Coffill

Chycinski leaving, interim Admissions co-directors named

In 24 years at Grand Valley, Chycinski saw the university through a period of record enrollment.

December 7, 2021 (Volume 45, Number 7)
Article by Michele Coffill

Faculty and staff sketches

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

December 7, 2021 (Volume 45, Number 7)

CLAS names inaugural associate dean for inclusive excellence

The new role will oversee CLAS initiatives related to diversity, equity, inclusion and access.

December 7, 2021 (Volume 45, Number 7)
Article by Peg West

GVPD creates new safety video

The video illustrates the "run, hide, fight" model, offering the campus community options to consider if confronted with violence.


December 7, 2021 (Volume 45, Number 7)

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:

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 
GVNext, web publication; visit , for daily news updates and video features