Campus Life

One year later, a reminder of Lakers' adaptability during the pandemic amid signs of hope

Here is how Grand Valley persevered through one year of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mar 15, 2021


Work Like a Laker: Virtual conference includes GVSU Career, Internship and Summer Job fair

To help students prepare for the virtual world of work, the GVSU Career Center is hosting the fully virtual Work Like a Laker conference, which includes the virtual Career, Internship and Summer Job Fair.

Mar 4, 2021


Rest, relax and recharge: Recreation & Wellness encourages pressing pause

Just like your laptop and cell phone, you need time to recharge. The Recreation & Wellness team developed the Press Pause campaign to encourage students, faculty and staff members to rest, relax and refresh.

Feb 19, 2021


Winterfest events bring students together on campus

Winterfest, a Grand Valley tradition from years past, is back and will run through February 14 on the Allendale Campus.

Feb 8, 2021


Donations help Replenish end the semester on a high note

'Tis the season of giving, and several Grand Valley staff members took the saying to heart to help Replenish, the university's food pantry and food resource for students.

Dec 17, 2020


Candlelight vigil held to remember GVSU student

Flowers, photographs and written messages were laid against the Cook Carillon Tower on the Allendale Campus, during a candlelight vigil held in memory of first-year student Taylor DeRosa.

Dec 16, 2020


Graduate student supports peers in planning first statewide virtual programming conference

When planning Fall 2020 programming, Caroline Murray said she found herself in a sticky situation. As a graduate student in Grand Valleyýs Office of Student Life, part of Murrayýs role is advising the Campus Activities Board. Planning virtual activities and events for students to make connections proved to be no easy task.

Nov 18, 2020


Election Day activities on campus include Walk to Vote, remarks from Mantella

In a final push to encourage the campus community to vote, Grand Valley will host activities and remarks from university and area leaders on Election Day.

Oct 28, 2020


GVSU Injury Care Clinic adds virtual appointments to its services

The clinic, which has steadily grown through the years, offers a variety of free services, from injury evaluation to professional referrals, to the entire campus community.

Sep 14, 2020


Faculty and staff sketches

University news briefs, along with faculty and staff members who have given presentations or written articles are detailed below. The campus community can self-submit a sketch online for future publication.

Jul 13, 2020