News Highlights


GVSU mourns alumnus and supporter Raymond Bennett, '92

May 10, 2022

Marriott International executive Raymond "Ray" Bennett, '92, died on May 5.

GVU Foundation honors Pickard, Kindschi for their commitment to philanthropy, service

May 4, 2022

They were recognized May 3 by the Grand Valley University Foundation.

Inaugural Marcia J. Haas Performing Arts Scholars named

April 21, 2022

The support comes from the Thomas J. and Marcia J. Haas Endowment for the Performing Arts.

Grand Valley celebrates the life of Christos T. Panopoulos, business and community leader

April 7, 2022

Panopoulos served on the Grand Valley University Foundation for more than two decades.

Center for Civil Discourse symposium will explore radical empathy

March 17, 2022

Author and professor Terri Givens will be the keynote speaker at the March 23 symposium.

Mercantile Bank programs provide GVSU students with assistance for education expenses, experience in banking fields

March 15, 2022

The scholarship provides a $15,000 annual award and the program offers professional development.

Campus community mourns death of Bea Idema

February 4, 2022

Idema played a large role in establishing the Mary Idema Pew Library.

Gift from former trustee supports students from HBCU/HSI Pipeline and Michigan

January 20, 2022

A longtime Detroit entrepreneur, Pickard served as a trustee for 11 years.

Grand Valley celebrates the life of Lena Meijer

January 16, 2022

Lena and Frederik Meijer were passionate supporters of education and the West Michigan community.

GVSU remembers philanthropist and supporter Esther Padnos

December 22, 2021

Grand Valley State University joins West Michigan in mourning the death of Esther Padnos.

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