What's happening on campus

October 31, 2023 (Volume 47, Number 5)

See more events online. Highlighted events through early November are listed below.

Campus Food Drive: November 1-28, various drop off locations; campus community is invited to drop off non-perishable food items to support the Replenish Basic Needs Center

Majors Fair: Wednesday, November 1, 1-4 p.m., Kirkhof Center, Grand River Room; all majors represented, alumni on hand to discuss career options

Día de los Muertos Alter Celebration: Thursday, November 2, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Kirkhof Center, room 1240; join the Office of Multicultural Affairs at noon for coffee and sweet bread

Board of Trustees: Friday, November 3, 11 a.m.-noon, L. William Seidman Center

University Club Event: Friday, November 3, 4:30 p.m., Long Road Distillers 537 Leonard St NW, Grand Rapids; join colleagues for a distillery tour; apply to become a GVS University Club member

Laker Open House: Saturday, November 4, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Kirkhof Center; prospective students and their supporters will tour the Mary Idema Pew Library and other campus buildings, explore majors and student services in a morning fair, and have opportunities for optional downtown tours available in the afternoon; RSVP online 

Energizing Our Weekend: Saturday, November 4, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Padnos Hall; free event for middle school students and their families

Faculty Fulbright Presentation: Monday, November 6, noon-2:45 p.m., DeVos Center, University Club Room; Salvatore Alaimo, associate professor of nonprofit management, shares his Fulbright experience at the University of Ostrava

Teach-In: November 8-9; Wednesday sessions on Pew Grand Rapids Campus, Thursday sessions on Allendale Campus

"Braiding Sweetgrass" Presentation: Wednesday, November 8, 11:15 a.m., Kirkhof Center, Grand River Room; Robin Wall Kimmerer, author of Braiding Sweetgrass, will discuss her best-selling book

Veterans Day Breakfast: Friday, November 10, 8:30-9:30 a.m., Alumni House; special guest is Lt. Jason Redman, retired Navy SEAL; RSVP by November 3

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This article was last edited on October 24, 2023 at 2:32 p.m.

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