Hande reach high in the sky toward a large red ball in the air.

GVSU in photos, September 2021: Kicking off the football season, campus from above and a different kind of class survey

(Collage) Top left: a paraglider floats through the sky with a large American flag hanging down. Bottom left: An aerial view of a tower and people walking on the sidewalk below. Right: A person sitting in a red booth with a laptop.
Image credit - Photo top left: Kendra Stanley Mills. Photo bottom left: Amanda Pitts. Photo at right: Valerie Hendrickson

Top left: A parachutist glides for a landing at Lubbers Stadium prior to the start of Grand Valley's first game of the season against Colorado State-Pueblo.

Bottom left: Students walk around the Cook Carillon Tower as seen from above on the Allendale Campus on September 7.

Right: A nursing student studies in the Reading Room at the DeVos Center for Interprofessional Health on September 20.

 A person walking through a tunnel with a beam of sun illuminating her path.
Image credit - Valerie Hendrickson

A student walks through the Pew Grand Rapids Campus on the morning of September 10.

 (A collage) Left: A person's side profile smiling in front of a concrete wall. Top right: An aerial view of a person wearing all yellow walking through a crosswalk. Bottom right: A person sits at a desk in a classroom with a skateboard against the wall.
Image credit - Photos left and top right: Kendra Stanley-Mills. Photo bottom right: Amanda Pitts

Left: Sean Carney, the Padnos Distinguished Artist-in-Residence, poses for a portrait outside the Calder Art Center September 1. “I want to embolden students to break new artistic ground. If a student goes really big or wild on an assignment and it totally crashes, that's not such a bad thing. We can always reflect critically, revise, and then finesse new processes on the next project,” Carney said.

Top right: A person walks through a crosswalk on Grand Valley State University’s Allendale Campus September 3.

Bottom right: Students listen to Professor Paul J. Cornish in his classical political thought class on September 3.

 A person looks at a ruler tool while surrounded by leaves of a tree.
Image credit - Valerie Hendrickson

Students in Natural Resources Management 250 survey the area near Zumberge Pond on September 27.

 A person waves a green flag over their head.
Image credit - Photos by Kendra Stanley-Mills
A view from behind shows two people hugging with a football field in the background.

Left: “Shut up, just spin the flag and relax,” Breezy Rusher explains why he does flag spinning tricks on campus Sept. 20. “When Covid hit I was trying to find a way to destress. This requires me to be absolutely present.” Rusher is studying biology and secondary education.

Right: Attendees of Grand Valley's football game against Colorado State-Pueblo on September 11 share a hug.

 A person kayaks on a river and droplets of water fly through the air.
Image credit - Valerie Hendrickson

Frederik Meijer Honors College students enjoy kayaking on the Grand River on September 10.

 An aerial view of campus shows a clock tower, buildings, sidewalk paths, and a pond.
Image credit - Amanda Pitts

An overview of the Allendale Campus just before dawn on September 22.


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