Articles by Anna Young


Grand Valley recognized by local environmental group for sustainability efforts

Grand Valley was named Business of the Year, and Crystal Scott-Tunstall, an affiliate professor of environmental and sustainability studies, was honored as WMEAC's Educator of the Year.

Dec 16, 2021


Showcase highlights student sustainability research

More than 25 research projects will be on display in this year's sustainability showcase, hosted by Grand Valley's environmental and sustainability studies program (ENS).

Nov 15, 2021


Grand Valley named a top performer in national sustainable campus index

Grand Valley has been recognized as a top performer in the 2021 Sustainable Campus Index, ranking second among master's institutions.

Nov 9, 2021


Grand Valley again named a Green College by The Princeton Review

For the 12th 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, 2021


Sustainability Month at GVSU recognized with events across campus

Throughout the month of October, Grand Valley will celebrate Sustainability Month with several events.

Oct 1, 2021


Alumni brothers plant 'U-pick' sunflower field to raise spirits during pandemic

Brothers Ross and Jordan Bremer, alumni of the Seidman College of Business, were looking for a way to bring joy to their community during the COVID-19 pandemic. They leveraged their years of farming experience to plant a 'U-pick' sunflower field near the Allendale Campus.

Jul 30, 2021


Sustainable Agriculture Project to host farm stand on Allendale Campus through summer

Grand Valley's farm stand began on June 2 in front of Lake Michigan Hall on the Allendale Campus. The stand was open from 9 a.m.-1:00 p.m. and will continue at the same time on Wednesdays into October.

Jun 3, 2021


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