Rapid actions like moving students off campus, beginning remote learning and working from home were executed by the Incident Management Team.
The financial effects of COVID-19 hit many students hard and fast as they abruptly left campus in mid-March to return home for what would turn out to be the remainder of the semester.
More than 6,000 students moved off campus in record speed. Living center director Candice Cadena said, "It was hard to hear we weren't going to have a proper goodbye."
Faculty members moved quickly in March to take their in-person lessons online when Grand Valley moved to remote learning.
When spring sports were canceled in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the empty courts, stadiums and fields created a feeling of emptiness for Laker coaches and student athletes.
To welcome the newest Lakers to the alumni family, Alumni Relations collected notes of congratulations, campus memories, or pieces of advice for the Class of 2020.
A variety of produce from Grand Valley's Sustainable Agriculture Project was donated to local food pantries in an effort to help those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
Matt '01 and Robin Dhaseleer chose to help students through an economic pandemic by giving to the Student Support Fund.
To help keep alumni connected during the COVID-19 pandemic, Alumni Relations created a 'Virtual Community' webpage and compiled videos, webinars, podcasts and other at-home activities.
Volunteer networks of students, faculty and staff members continue to assist Michigan residents during the COVID-19 pandemic.