Charter Schools

Nonprofit with GVSU roots unites volunteers for projects across Michigan

Michigan Cares for Tourism, a nonprofit founded by a GVSU faculty member, has been organizing restoration projects at parks and recreation areas across the state since 2012.

May 23, 2024

Sport management students host youth teams for class project

A collaboration between the Charter Schools Office and a sports management class put Grand Valley students behind the scenes in creating and managing the game atmosphere and experience for two GVSU-authorized charter schools and their families.

Dec 15, 2023

GVSU pathway program grows with new cohorts of Detroit eighth graders, their parents

More than 800 students participate in program that includes college-readiness workshops.

Jul 27, 2023

College Prep Week offers look at college life for high school students

More than 100 high school students from GVSU-authorized charter schools across the state are spending this week living on the Allendale Campus as part of the Charter Schools Office's College Prep Week.

Jul 18, 2023

GVSU-authorized charter school volunteers for park project

Students from GVSU-authorized Byron Center Charter School joined Michigan Cares for Tourism to spruce up Lake Macatawa Campground, Holland State Park, Muskegon Luge Adventure Sports Park and Muskegon State Park.

Apr 20, 2023

Board of Trustees approves campus Master Plan update

Plan envisions evolution of Pew, Allendale, Health campuses over next 5-10 years

Feb 24, 2023

Grand Valley State president secured until 2029

Board of Trustees votes to keep President Philomena V. Mantella in her position until June 2029

Nov 4, 2022

Celebration of charter schools reflects on past, embraces their future

Thirty years after the opening of the first charter public school in the nation, the Minnesota senator whose bill sparked their creation marveled at the way Grand Valley has propelled her idea forward.

Oct 13, 2022

College Prep Week introduces students to GVSU

Dozens of students from GVSU-authorized charter schools experienced their first taste of college life this week, thanks to the Charter Schools Office's College Prep Week.

Jul 21, 2022

GVSU Board names Susan M. Jandernoa as chair

Grand Valley State University's Board of Trustees named Susan M. Jandernoa as its chair. Jandernoa has served on the Board of Trustees since 2019 and previously served as vice chair.

Jun 24, 2022