News Highlights


GVSU mourns the death of former GVU Foundation president

October 1, 2021

John Edison, former president of the Grand Valley University Foundation, died September 30.

Gift from longtime supporters expands work of civil discourse program into center

August 12, 2021

The gift from allows the civil discourse center to expand and add a one-credit course.

GVSU names new vice president for University Development

August 9, 2021

Laura Aikens had been with CCS Fundraising, working with nonprofit and higher education clients.

Former mayor of Grand Rapids and creator of GVSU Logie Fellows Program remembered for his leadership

August 6, 2021

John Logie, former GR mayor and creator of the Logie Fellows Program at GVSU, died August 4.

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.

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