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:
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

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