Articles by Brian Vernellis

President's Forum guest: How higher education can better address inequities

President Philomena V. Mantella and Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Fatma Mili welcomed David Ruiter, faculty director of the Teaching and Learning Commons at the University of California San Diego.

Feb 20, 2024


Hauenstein Center welcomes White House historian for Presidents Day event

Matthew Costello serves as director of the David M. Rubenstein National Center for White House History at the White House Historical Association.

Feb 16, 2024


Khalilah Burt Gaston shares experiences during Wheelhouse Talks Series

Gaston, executive director of the Song Foundation, will share her expertise and insight at Friday's Wheelhouse Talks Series presented by the Peter C. Cook Leadership Academy in partnership with the Frederik Meijer Honors College.

Feb 14, 2024


GVSU report indicates West Michigan economy continues to slow

Brian Long, director of supply management research at GVSU’s Seidman College of Business, said his monthly survey of manufacturers and businesses indicates a local economy that is slowing, although not in a recession.

Feb 12, 2024


GVSU team sees mix of data in forecast of Grand Rapids economy

Paul Isely, professor of economics and associate dean of the Seidman College of Business, presented the findings from his Grand Rapids Economic Forecast to the Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce.

Jan 31, 2024


Hauenstein to host panel discussion on U.S. immigration policy

The Hauenstein Center's Common Ground Initiative brings policy analysts to the Pew Grand Rapids Campus for a bipartisan discussion on immigration and how U.S. citizens can play an empowering role.

Jan 23, 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


Forge your character and build a foundation: MLK Week speaker

The Hauenstein Center and the Office of Inclusion & Equity welcomed TaRita Johnson as their event's keynote speaker as part of Grand Valley's Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Week.

Jan 19, 2024


Johnson Center releases "11 Trends in Philanthropy for 2024" report

The center's annual report, its eighth edition, includes essays and analysis on trends facing nonprofits, foundations and communities for the year.

Jan 17, 2024


Army ROTC looks to increase participation, visibility on campus

The sight of Grand Valley students in military uniforms on campus is more common this year, thanks to the coordinated efforts of GVSU’s Admissions and Recruitment office, the Office of the Provost, the College of Education and Community Innovation and ROTC leadership at Western Michigan University.

Jan 10, 2024