Articles by Chris Knape

Omni from Grand Valley State University provides adults with pathway for degrees and skills

GVSU announced a new delivery model for adults to advance their economic mobility and career opportunities.

Feb 27, 2024


Mantella joins legislative leaders at Washington summit to address nation's higher ed challenges

Meeting with Secretary of Education, other national leaders provides GVSU a voice in education policy.

Dec 18, 2023


Marcia J. Haas Garden dedicated

Located on the west side of the Haas Center for Performing Arts, the space pays tribute to the former First Lady of GVSU.

Aug 23, 2023


GVSU receives top designation as Veteran-Friendly School from state

Gold award makes nine straight years university is honored by MVAA

Aug 23, 2023


3 days of road closures on Allendale campus start Friday

Sealcoating work will result in several campus road closures and detours Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Jul 25, 2023



Grand Valley signals confidence, growth in coming year

Board approves largest performance pool increase in more than decade for faculty and staff, enrollment outlook for fall is positive

Jun 23, 2023


Manufacturing survey continues yo-yo pattern

West Michigan manufacturing index swings positive, but caution flags remain

Jun 7, 2023


Tech Week GR to provide showcase of Grand Valley & West Michigan tech innovation

Week-long showcase will include talk by Malcolm Gladwell, XR rendition showing possible future of Grand Rapids

May 31, 2023


GVSU survey shows economy flattening, concerns rise over employment picture

Purchasing managers survey sees possibility of increased unemployment by late summer.

May 5, 2023