October 31, 2023 (Volume 47, Number 5)

Successful animator returns to campus as part of CLAS Alumni-in-Residence program

Jesse Gregg has worked on 'Pinocchio,' 'Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs,' and 'BoxTrolls.'


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Article by Samantha Drougel

Students volunteer at FIRST Robotics, support new generation of STEM learners

PCEC supports FIRST Robotics teams by offering high schools a practice field at the Shape Corp. Innovation and Design Center and a scholarship to a participant.

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Article by Thomas Garrett

GVFaces: Shawn Jenkins

With nearly 30 years of experience, Jenkins steps into a new role, assisting community college students in Central and West Michigan.

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Article by Samantha Drougel

President's corner

Kent County educators and students learned how REP4 and Project Grand Path are two ways GVSU meets student needs.

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Partners team for lecture about street medicine

The talk, presented by GVSU, MSU and GRCC, is part of a community lecture series.

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Article by Peg West

Faculty and staff sketches

Campus community members who have had research published, been interviewed by media or received an accolade can submit a sketch online for future publication.

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In Memoriam

This space pays tribute to the people who helped shape Grand Valley, such as Bonni Kinne and David Stark.

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Guest speakers will bookend two days of Teach-In

Volunteers are needed to host sessions on November 8-9.

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Article by Michele Coffill

What's happening on campus

Upcoming events include Día de los Muertos alter celebration, Board of Trustees meeting and the 13th annual Veterans Breakfast.

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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 associate director of digital and print publications
Bill Cuppy assistant vice president, UComm – Creative and Multimedia Services
Sarah Dudinetz  social media specialist 
Ronda Huster university communications assistant
Katherine Kemp motion graphic designer
Chris Knape assistant vice president, UComm – Media and Public Relations
Dave LeFurge-McLeod videographer
Tony Packer videographer
Amanda Pitts photography services manager
Julianna Schrier  social media coordinator
Corey Stamps  multimedia project specialist
Kendra Stanley-Mills senior photographer
Brian Vernellis senior writer
Peg West associate director of strategy/digital content
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