Awards

Grand Valley Police achieve 'gold standard' for law enforcement accreditation

Department is the only one among Michigan colleges and universities to acheive CALEA certification

Dec 7, 2022


GVSU receives Gold recognition from state veterans agency for 8th year

Grand Valley achieved Gold Status for providing an inclusive and supportive environment for military-connected students from the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency

Aug 17, 2022


Tom Butcher honored for nearly 40 years of service to university law

NACUA bestows Life Membership honor on long-time GVSU general counsel

Jun 27, 2022


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