June 13, 2023 (Volume 46, Number 18)

New Music Ensemble to go on sixth national parks tour

The acclaimed group will perform in five national parks on the 20-day tour.


June 13, 2023 (Volume 46, Number 18)
Article by Peg West

Laker Racing team hosts peers from Brazil, competes at MIS

Faculty advisor Nicholas Baine said team members learn about collaboration, problem solving and project management in addition to applying their engineering or business skills.

June 13, 2023 (Volume 46, Number 18)
Article by Michele Coffill

President's corner

President Mantella joined panelists who stressed the importance of public-private partnerships at the Mackinac Policy Conference.

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GVFaces: Noel Green, '14

Green, who earned a master's degree in social work from the University of Chicago, was a member of the Obama Foundation Scholars program.

June 13, 2023 (Volume 46, Number 18)
Article by Brian Vernellis

In Memoriam

This space pays tribute to the people who helped shape Grand Valley, such as Karel Rogers and James Jerkatis.

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Athletics' DEI program earns national honor

SEA of Change was established in 2021 to help eliminate barriers among student athletes and develop a deeper understanding of their fellow Lakers. 

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Article by Brian Vernellis

Faculty and staff sketches

Faculty and staff members who gave presentations or media interviews, were recognized for outstanding contributions or had their research published are listed.

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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:
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