Awards

President Emeritus Haas inducted into Michigan Military and Veterans Hall of Honor

GVSU President Emeritus Thomas J. Haas was honored for his military service and leadership on November 19 when he was inducted into the Michigan Military and Veterans Hall of Honor.

Dec 2, 2021


Former GVSU president to be inducted into Michigan Military and Veterans Hall of Honor

President Emeritus Thomas J. Haas will be inducted into the Michigan Military and Veterans Hall of Honor November 19.

Oct 18, 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


GVSU receives Gold Status for seventh consecutive year from the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency

Gold Status is awarded to higher education institutions that provide an inclusive and supportive environment for military-connected students. GVSU has earned Gold Status each year since 2015.

Sep 9, 2021


GVSU again ranked 'Best Bang for the Buck' by national college guide

Grand Valley has again been named a "Best Bang for the Buck" among Midwest institutions by Washington Monthly in its 2021 college rankings guide.

Sep 7, 2021


GVSU earns national recognition for two programs with outreach to HBCU/HSIs

Two Grand Valley programs focused on helping underrepresented students advance in STEM disciplines and careers received national recognition.

Aug 16, 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


Student veteran finds support and strong community at GVSU, a 2020 Military Friendly School

Student veteran Sarah Anderson said she chose to attend Grand Valley because it was close to home, but she said she didn't expect to find a community and university support system that would be instrumental in helping her transition from military to civilian life. 

Feb 19, 2020


Engineering and computing recognized for diversity initiatives

Grand Valley's Padnos College of Engineering and Computing (PCEC) has been recognized by the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) for its efforts surrounding diversity.

Jul 23, 2019


Sustainable Agriculture Project receives national innovation award

Grand Valley's Sustainable Agriculture Project received the Innovative Project Award by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities.

Nov 1, 2018