Articles by Anna Young

Grand Valley receives gold status from national sustainability group

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) has awarded Grand Valley a STARS gold rating in recognition of the university's sustainability efforts.

May 11, 2021


Volunteer event at GVSU's Sustainable Agriculture Project closes out Earth Week

This year's Earth Day celebration expanded to a full week of events, culminating in a volunteer opportunity at Grand Valley's Sustainable Agriculture Project (SAP).

Apr 27, 2021


Innovation Fund proposal will accelerate open educational resources

The most recent proposal to the Innovation Fund will seek to expand University Librariesý publishing capacity for open educational resources, or OER. The Innovation Fund, one of President Philomena V. Mantella's initiatives to propel Grand Valley forward, will invest specifically in proposals that cover one of the five presidential priorities outlined by Mantella.

Apr 9, 2021


A look back: GVSU's most memorable stories of 2020

In 2020, as Grand Valley joined the world in grappling with the COVID-19 crisis, the university also created more education opportunities for a wide range of learners while reaffirming its commitment to student-centered research and community engagement.

Dec 22, 2020


Virtual showcase highlights student sustainability research

Students in Grand Valley's environmental and sustainability studies department tackled timely topics for this semester's virtual sustainability showcase.

Nov 17, 2020


Sustainable Agriculture Project announces new partnership with local community development organization

Grand Valley's Sustainable Agriculture Project (SAP) has partnered with New City Neighbors to expand the educational farm.

Nov 17, 2020


Grand Valley again named a Green College by The Princeton Review

For the 11th year in a row, Grand Valley State University has been named one of the country's most environmentally responsible colleges by The Princeton Review.

Oct 27, 2020


Knowledge Market to add digital skills consultants to suite of services

Grand Valley's Knowledge Market has added digital skills consultants to their suite of services. The pilot program for the digital skills consultants will provide strategies and advice for students who would like to learn more about the devices and programs they have to use, or how to be more responsible technology users.

Oct 9, 2020


Student action teams seek to enhance university experience

The first student action team convened following a design thinking workshop held in January of this year. At the workshop, more than 50 students from a variety of majors, academic levels and backgrounds gathered with President Philomena V. Mantella to identify ways to reimagine the student experience at Grand Valley.

Jul 30, 2020


Recent graduates part of a team awarded $10,000 in global innovation competition

Margaux Sellnau, '20, and a team of four other college students were awarded second place and a cash prize of $10,000 at the 2020 Wege Prize competition. The Wege Prize is an annual competition focused on addressing systemic issues through developing circular economic models to drive change in the way we take, make and dispose of goods.

Jun 23, 2020