Charter Schools

Grand Valley boosts financial aid, designates more than $2 million to support students affected by pandemic

Grand Valley State University Board of Trustees approved a $5.4 million increase in financial aid, an 8 percent increase over last year.

Jun 25, 2021


Detroit school students learn about the future of college success at 8th grade ceremony

Students at Detroit Achievement Academy learned they will have guaranteed admission to Grand Valley when they graduate from high school.

Jun 3, 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


Faculty and staff sketches

Notes include the passing of a retired faculty member and accolades for a student-run program.

May 14, 2021


Faculty and staff sketches

Leaders from GVSU and the Cracow University of Economics met to renew the exchange agreement between the institutions.

Mar 25, 2021


K-12 Connect serves more than 1,800 K-12 students with virtual tutoring

meeting. K-12 Connect, part of President Philomena V. Mantella's Networks of Support, began in March 2020 in response to learning loss during the pandemic. In less than a year, more than 1,800 K-12 students already received more than 7,500 hours of virtual tutoring.

Feb 26, 2021


GVSU to develop pedestrian mall on Pew Grand Rapids campus

Grand Valley will transform Mount Vernon Avenue in downtown Grand Rapids into a pedestrian campus, featuring a pathway, green space and a bike trail.

Feb 26, 2021


GVSU expands reach in K-12 schools, announces idea accelerator

President Philomena V. Mantella introduced a new accelerator for K-12 students and showcased the success of a virtual tutoring program at the university's February 26 Board of Trustees meeting.

Feb 26, 2021


Charter Schools Office to host new equity in education webinar series

Grand Valley's Charter Schools Office will begin a new professional education webinar series aimed at helping teachers and administrators combat inequities in public education.

Sep 15, 2020


Volunteer networks expand tutoring services, assist with food distribution during COVID-19

Volunteer networks of students, faculty and staff members from Grand Valley continue to assist Michigan residents during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jun 26, 2020