News Highlights


Philanthropic Detroit couple opens doors to education for 400 new students

September 22, 2023

Bob and Ellen Thompson fund the university's largest scholarship program.

Make-A-Wish and Grand Valley cover tuition for new Laker & cancer survivor

September 8, 2023

GVSU and the Make-A-Wish Foundation each offered $6500 in tuition assistance to Connor Pung.

From journalism to nursing: Pine Rest partnership produces first graduate

August 17, 2023

Ben Weissenborn is the first KCON student to graduate from the Pine Rest Academy.

Camp honors vision, legacy of longtime broadcaster to help high school students explore profession

July 14, 2023

The camp is part of a gift to GVSU from The Robert Nelson Foundation.

GVSU celebrates the life of longtime supporter, son of university founder

June 16, 2023

David G. Frey, son of Edward Frey, died June 14 at age 81.

Kennedys, Kellers recognized with awards from Grand Valley University Foundation

June 14, 2023

The Kennedys were named Grand Stewards; the Kellers received the Leadership Award.

Thompson Scholars celebrate community, recognize graduates

May 9, 2023

Foundation trustees visit to celebrate university's largest scholarship program

New endowed professor will focus on role civil discourse can play in polarization

December 5, 2022

Greg Warsen was selected as the new Padnos/Sarosik endowed professor of civil discourse.

Giving Tuesday focuses on nourishing students in need at Replenish

November 22, 2022

Food drive and in-person event to help restock shelves, raise awareness of campus resource

GVSU mourns death of West Michigan pastor Dennis McMurray, '85

November 4, 2022

The McMurrays established a scholarship to offer financial assistance to Grand Valley students.

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