Horizons Summer 2017

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Launching the Laker Effect Campaign

The 2017 Grand Valley University Foundation Enrichment Dinner was a celebration of giving and the power of what can be. At the dinner, the Laker Effect comprehensive campaign was launched, and three outstanding individuals were recognized. Raleigh J. Finkelstein, and Allen and Helen Hunting were honored with this year’s Enrichment Awards, and were inducted into the Grand Valley State University Hall of Fame.

Read more on the Enrichment awardees, Raleigh J. Finkelstein and Allen & Helen Hunting.

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Launching the Laker Effect

Grand Valley State University leaders announced June 6, the launch of the Laker Effect comprehensive campaign. The $85 million campaign will provide increased support for students by focusing on three primary areas of need: opportunity, achievement, and relevance.


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Enrichment 2017

Enrichment 2017

Spring Foundation Reception

Spring Foundation Reception

Alumni Champions Kickoff

Alumni Champions Kickoff

Planned Giving

A Lasting Legacy

After returning to school at 30 years old, Grand Valley State University alumna Kathy Vogelsang ’95, ’99, found her passion for helping Grand Valley students like herself. Post-graduation, she established the Kathleen B. Vogelsang Seidman College of Business Scholarship for Non-Traditional Students, and has recently decided to further her impact with a planned gift to endow the scholarship. With the help of Grand Valley, she set up a gift that will impact Lakers for generations to come.

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