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Brittain earns AP Achievement Award

Mary Brittain started working at GVSU more than 40 years ago; a nominator called her a leader with an amazing work ethic.


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Article by Michele Coffill

Campus departments collaborate to host World Voice Day

Sessions during the virtual conference emphasized whole-body health to care for the voice; GVSU choral ensembles also performed.

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Article by Clemence Daniere

Artists, curators discuss Field Museum's exhibit during SSD

Artists and staff from Chicago's Field Museum discussed the Native Truths exhibit during Student Scholars Day.

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Article by Brian Vernellis

President's corner

President Mantella was a guest on a Diverse Issues in Higher Education podcast, discussing Grand Valley receiving the DOIT certification.

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Volunteers needed to help staff commencement ceremonies

Three ceremonies are on April 28-29 at Van Andel Arena.

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Faculty and staff sketches

Faculty and staff members who received accolades, published or presented research are listed.

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In Memoriam

This space pays tribute to the people who helped shape Grand Valley, including Lindy Grunow and Richard Gonce.

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Pilot program develops, strengthens leadership skills

Leading Lakers offers sessions on leadership, conflict management and building trust.

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Article by Brian Vernellis

New changes from IT mean updating password less often

New technology means passwords can be kept for 18 months.

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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

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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
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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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