Horizons Spring 2019


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West Michigan Needs More Laker Engineers

Construction has begun on the Innovation Design Center for Engineering while we continue to seek donor support. 

Read more about the Innovation Design Center for Engineering.




Inspired Involvement

Lavar Green-Jackson, Class of 2019, has been dedicated to community involvement throughout his time at Grand Valley. Receiving the Lynn McNamara Blue ’86 Endowed Scholarship gave him the support that he needed to succeed.

Read more about Lavar.


Partners in Success

Adam Eger’s transition from high school to college was made easier thanks to Grand Valley State University’s first year student support program, the Student Success Network.

Read more about the Student Success Network.


Major Priority

Construction Underway

Construction is in full swing for the Daniel and Pamella DeVos Center for Interprofessional Health, the third and capstone building of Grand Valley’s Health Campus expansion. The building will allow for the maximum interaction between students in our over 20 health sciences programs, learning on state-of-the-science simulation and technology.

Visit this page to learn more.

Additional Need

Some Added Momentum

The Momentum Fund was established to provide support to students who are experiencing financial hardship. The Momentum Fund is run through Financial Aid and helps students with those financial barriers, allowing them to continue their studies and graduate from Grand Valley with their degrees.

Support Grand Valley students with a gift to the Momentum Fund.


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Palm Beach Foundation Events 2019

President Emeritus Don Lubbers with Philomena Mantella, and President Thomas Haas.

Naples Foundation Events 2019

Guests at Naples Foundation Events

Sarasota Foundation Events 2019

Dr. Al Steinman and Jim Brooks.

Scholarship Dinner 2019


Alumni Champions Kickoff 2019

Photo gallery of Alumni Champions Kickoff 2019 event

Lynn M. Blue Connection Naming Ceremony 2019

Lynn M. Blue speaking.


Gillett Society Donor

A Family's Faithful Tribute

Patricia Weldon honors her brother's academic legacy: John Weldon, professor of chemistry.

Read more about their story.