Academic Excellence

Outstanding faculty members will be recognized at awards convocation

The campus community is invited to attend the February 15 ceremony at the DeVos Center.

Feb 6, 2024


GVSU becomes first U.S. team to win international business competition

A team of Grand Valley students recently won the Schlesinger Global Family Enterprise Case Competition, becoming the first group from the United States to win the event in its 11-year history.

Jan 19, 2024


Event celebrates student academic, leadership achievements

A new award presented at the Student Awards Convocation went to a student who, at one point, dropped out of college.

Apr 17, 2023


Ceremony will celebrate faculty teaching, research, scholarship

Faculty Convocation will be held February 14 in the DeVos Center's Loosemore Auditorium.

Feb 7, 2023


McNair: Becoming a more student-ready campus is a job for all faculty, staff

Becoming a more student-ready campus means having a better understanding of an institution's data and its students, and planning for this initiative must align with university strategic and enrollment goals.

Aug 24, 2022


Nursing students make virtual at-home visit using new technology in the DeVos Center for Interprofessional Health

Nursing students learned how to conduct an at-home safety assessment in the virtual reality technology room at the DeVos Center for Interprofessional Health.

Dec 1, 2021


GVSU named a Top Midwest University, recognized for business and engineering programs by U.S. News & World Report

Grand Valley State University has again been named a top university in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report.

Sep 13, 2021


Michigan Charter School Teacher, Administrator of the Year both from GVSU-authorized schools

Jordan Dischinger-Smedes, from Grand River Preparatory High School in Grand Rapids, was named teacher of the year, and Kimberly Llorens, principal at University Preparatory Academy Elementary ý Mark Murray in Detroit, was named administrator of the year.

May 18, 2021


GVSU named a 2021 'Best in the Midwest' university by Princeton Review

Grand Valley State University has again been named a "Best in the Midwest" by Princeton Review, which recognizes colleges for academic excellence.

Sep 9, 2020


GVSU named a Best Regional College by Princeton Review

Grand Valley State University has been named a 2018 "Best Regional College" by The Princeton Review. Schools were selected primarily for excellent academic programs.

Aug 14, 2017