GVSU in photos, November, 2021: Fall's last splendor, a building to celebrate and somewhere under the rainbow, a GVSU icon

 A student wearing a blue backpack walks through campus surrounded by colorful fall leaves and a cloudy sky
Image Credit: Amanda Pitts

A person walks through Grand Valley's Allendale Campus near Au Sable Hall on a fall day. 

 A person’s silhouette enters a greenhouse that is glowing with golden sunset light.
Kendra Stanley-Mills
 Clouds are reflected into a new health building’s windows
Valerie Hendrickson

Left: Michael Hinkle, farm manager and educator at GVSU's Sustainable Agriculture Project, hauls compostable material to a hoop house as preparations to winterize the farm is underway earlier this month. 


Right: The Daniel and Pamella DeVos Center for Interprofessional Health is the third and flagship building on the Health Campus, joining the Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences and Raleigh J. Finkelstein Hall.

 A person stands in a doorway about to enter a room with blue glowing walls.
Kendra Stanley-Mills

About 400 community members and donors attended the November 3 event to celebrate and tour DCIH, which opened in May on Grand Valley’s Health Campus on Medical Mile in downtown Grand Rapids.

 A clock tower is seen in front of vibrant purple clouds.
Amanda Pitts
 A bird’s eye view shows people sitting and working at a table in a library.
Valerie Hendrickson

Left: The Cook Carillon Tower is seen against a vibrant autumn morning sky on the Allendale Campus.


Right: Students study November 1 in the atrium of the Mary Idema Pew Library.

 A person sits crosslegged on the grass with their eyes closed.
Image Credit: Kendra Stanley-Mills

Student Alena Kupres meditates in the Arboretum on Nov. 10. Kupres, a senior studying Spanish and ESL education, said she started mediating in the beginning of the pandemic.

 People walk down a set of stairs during a new health building tour on GVSU’s health campus
Amanda Pitts
 A person holding their instrument squints their eyes while working on the mouthpiece.
Amanda Pitts

Left: Daniel and Pamella DeVos, pictured with their son Cole, center, were the lead donors for the center, with another 700 donors providing more than $20 million. The State of Michigan provided $29 million for the $70 million project.


Right: Student and New Music Ensemble member Linus Guerra readies his saxophone mouthpiece for a performance on November 18.

 A college campus drone photo with colorful fall foliage
Image Credit: Amanda Pitts

Grand Valley's Allendale Campus is pictured from a drone camera during a fall day.