Silhouettes of people holding up phones with flashlights on.

GVSU in photos, August 2021: Beginnings, goodbyes and a wooden shoe regatta

A bird's eye view shows a pair of legs resting in the grass and a trumpet sits between the person's legs.
Jacob Martinson rests August 23 during band camp practice on the Allendale Campus.
Image Credit: Kendra Stanley-Mills
A collage: (left) a photo of a dog with "KODA" written on it's collar in front of a gray backdrop. (Top right) two people are seen wearing blue regalia in the reflection of two full body mirrors. (Bottom right) A person points at equipment in foreground

Left: Koda, a K-9 explosives dog, came into the University Communications photo studio to have her official police portrait taken on August 17. (Photo by Amanda Pitts)

Top right: Board of Trustees Chair Megan S. Rydecki and Dorothy A. Johnson, honorary life member of the Board of Trustees, are reflected in a set of mirrors in the robing room before Convocation on August 27. (Photo by Amanda Pitts)

Bottom right: Trevor Looman shows off his senior team project, a dual-lane slab forming line, during GVSU’s School of Engineering Design Conference on August 6. (Photo by Kendra Stanley-Mills)

A child high-fives a person through a window screen, the person inside the window smiles.
Student Delaney Setzler high-fives her cousin through the window screen on August 23 after moving in to Hills Living Center on the Allendale Campus.
Image Credit: Valerie Hendrickson
  Two people wearing blindfolds hold their arms out, one holds a ball in their hand.
Resident assistants participate August 13 in team-building and communication exercises on the Allendale Campus.
Valerie Hendrickson
 A bird's eye view of the corner of a pool with a small wooden boat floating in the water and a person sitting on the ground watching close by.
A student watches boats race August 4 in the School of Engineering's 30th Anniversary Wooden Shoe Regatta Boat Race.
Valerie Hendrickson
 A bird's eye view of two cars parked along a sidewalk with several piles of belongings sitting in the grass.
Students and their families unload their belongings in front of Johnson Living Center during move-in on August 23.
Image Credit: Amanda Pitts
 A pile of belongings including a mirror that reflects a person walking by.
Brianna Kelley, reflected in mirror, walks near her belongings August 22 while moving into Hoobler Living Center on the Allendale Campus.
Image Credit: Kendra Stanley-Mills
Several people walk along a riverbank as the sun shines through trees above.
A group of Grand Valley and University of Michigan students explore the intercostal waterway of North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina in search of fossils on August 19.
Image Credit: Valerie Hendrickson
 Two people laugh together in front of a brick wall.
GVSU students and friends Riley Brown, left, and Sydney Gandolfi, right, dance and laugh as they hand out swag and brochures August 25 at the Parking Services informational booth during move-in at Winter Hall on the Pew Grand Rapids Campus.
Image Credit: Kendra Stanley-Mills
 A bird's eye view of sidewalks winding through trees and a person on a scooter.
A person rides a scooter August 20 at sunrise through the Great Lakes Plaza on the Allendale Campus.
Image Credit: Kendra Stanley-Mills