Q & A

Q&A: Fatma Mili

Leading a life of passion and vision, Grand Valley's new provost shares how her experiences as a lifelong learner, educator and administrator have shaped her professional career.

Winter 2023|Q & A

Read article Q&A: B. Donta Truss

Q&A: B. Donta Truss

A first-generation college student himself, the vice president works to make sure all students have access to Grand Valley and the knowledge to successfully navigate university resources.

Summer 2022|Q & A

Read article First VP for Student Affairs: It's time to 'get your extrovert on'

First VP for Student Affairs: It's time to 'get your extrovert on'

Jenny Hall-Jones said her most important role is to be the student voice and the students' advocate at GVSU's highest levels.

Spring 2022|Q & A

Read article 50 years in the classroom

50 years in the classroom

After five decades in the classroom, Pat Baker, a 1972 graduate, continues to find innovative ways to teach students in Grand Rapids Public Schools.

Winter 2022|Q & A

Read article Katie Branch

Katie Branch

Learn more about the high-tech features of the largest, comprehensive simulation center in Michigan from the director.

Fall 2021|Q & A

Read article A lifetime of learning

A lifetime of learning

Alena Zachery-Ross '95 has lived her family's strong belief in education while maintaining close ties to GVSU.

Summer 2021|Q & A

Read article GVSU at 60: The untold stories

GVSU at 60: The untold stories

People who have lived, learned and worked at Grand Valley tell their favorite memories as part of the university's 60th anniversary.

Spring 2021|Q & A

Read article Milos Topic: chief digital officer

Milos Topic: chief digital officer

He's a problem solver and likes to challenge the status quo while also challenging himself and his teams to grow and improve.

Winter 2021|Q & A

Read article Reflections of a founding dean

Reflections of a founding dean

After 16 years as dean of CLAS, Fred Antczak discusses his 'ninth inning' and what it was like to lead the college through a pandemic.

Summer 2020|Q & A

Read article Empowering new development

Empowering new development

Alumna is at the center of Detroit's big comeback, securing millions of dollars to transform city neighborhoods into affordable housing and restaurants.

Spring 2020|Q & A

Read article Paul's Predictions

Paul's Predictions

Paul Isely has become somewhat of an economics guru. For nearly a decade, West Michigan employers have used his historically accurate economic findings to help guide their business decisions.

Winter 2020|Q & A

Read article #GVSUbound


Jodi Chycinski, associate vice president and director of admissions, discusses the process for prospective students from application to Grand Valley to enrollment.

Summer 2019|Q & A

Read article Q&A: Kevin Patterson, '04 and '05

Q&A: Kevin Patterson, '04 and '05

Kevin Patterson, '04 and '05, is a partner at BDO USA. He talks about his success and the important role Grand Valley graduates have at the accounting firm.

Winter 2019|Q & A

Read article Chemist lends expertise to communities dealing with PFAS concerns

Chemist lends expertise to communities dealing with PFAS concerns

Rick Rediske, an environmental chemist and researcher at Grand Valley's Annis Water Resources Institute, is an expert on PFAS and their characteristics.

Fall 2018|Q & A

Read article Daily puzzles

Daily puzzles

What does this mean? Is the project on track? How is my idea working? These are the types of questions Philip Batty answers during the course of a day. And, he's happy to research the answers.

Summer 2018|Q & A

Read article Thrill of the chase

Thrill of the chase

Student hunts severe storms to help improve advance warning systems

Spring 2018|Q & A

Read article Getting to know all about you ...

Getting to know all about you ...

Marcia (Knapp) Haas has served as first lady of Grand Valley for more than 11 years.

Winter 2018|Q & A