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So much to love about 2019 at Grand Valley

  • A collage of photos from the memorable stories of 2019

Posted on December 19, 2019

From the announcement of Grand Valley’s fifth president, Philomena V. Mantella, to the women's soccer team winning a sixth national title, 2019 has been full of unforgettable moments. 

Here are just a few of the most memorable stories of 2019 that were chosen based on their impact on campus, in the news and on social media.

To stay up-to-date on the latest Grand Valley news in 2020, visit GVNext, follow GVSU on social media and stay tuned for new issues of Grand Valley Magazine.

GVSU appoints fifth president; first woman

President Mantella announces lifetime resource for alumni, talent epicenter for community

GVSU named a "Best Place to Work" by Forbes

GVSU earns national award for commitment to diversity

Students thank couple responsible for scholarship programs

Adoption hearing for faculty member made more special by child’s kindergarten class attending

Attempt at world record periodic table part of celebration of chemistry

Grant from W.K. Kellogg Foundation enables GVSU to partner with BCPS

Lynn "Chick" Blue honored for career dedicated to students, university

Expanded Hosford Football Center called 'home win’ 

Leaders announce Laker Effect Campaign goal extended 

GVSU claims its 26th Presidents’ Cup overall, including 21st consecutive

'Big Splash Week' kicks off Making Waves About Water initiative 

Champs! Lakers capture sixth National Title

Basketball player learning of his acceptance into nursing program goes viral

GVSU captures its 13th Directors’ Cup