News Highlights


Grand Valley mourns death of former GVU Foundation director, dedicated philanthropist

July 15, 2021

Joyce Wisner, 91, was a second-generation philanthropist and generous university supporter.

Students utilize advanced simulation technology and interactive laboratories in the new Daniel and Pamella DeVos Center for Interprofessional Health

June 16, 2021

The health building features one of the largest state-of-the-art simulation centers in the state.

GVSU community mourns death of George Gordon, philanthropist of education and art

May 21, 2021

The Gordons donated Mathias J. Alten paintings to GVSU and began the university's vast collection.

Grand Valley joins West Michigan to mourn death of Robert Bernecker

April 27, 2021

Bernecker served the GVU Foundation for the past 12 years and was a long-time university supporter.

Thompson scholarships help more than 1,150 students

April 27, 2021

Students say the financial assistance allows them to concentrate on classes and degree progress.

Philanthropic Michigan couple gives additional $52 million to help college students

April 26, 2021

Bob and Ellen Thompson have supported more than 1,150 GVSU students through scholarship programs.

Faculty and Staff Campaign includes opportunities to extend gifts

March 29, 2021

Contributions made before April 15 will be entered into a drawing to extend gifts by $500.

GVSU mourns death of longtime supporter

March 23, 2021

Dan Pfeiffer, who was also active with the Grand Valley University Foundation, died on March 19.

GVSU to develop pedestrian mall on Pew Grand Rapids campus

February 26, 2021

GVSU will transform Mount Vernon Ave. into a pedestrian campus with a pathway and bike trail.

GVSU mourns death of retired vice president

February 21, 2021

Patricia Oldt died at age 84.

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