Articles by Chris Knape

Board approves investments in future growth

Building purchase, budget with wage increases for students, faculty and staff, and performing arts industry degree among board actions.

Jul 12, 2024

GVSU Board elects Emmitt as chair, honors Jandernoa at end of 2-year term

Aaron elected as vice chair during board's annual meeting.

Jul 12, 2024

Executive MBA students visit Poland, the Netherlands, celebrate one of GVSU's oldest international partnerships

Trip marked 50 years of partnership with Krakow University of Economics, included business and cultural visits

Jun 20, 2024

'Waddle of Honor': Celebration honors and salutes student veteran graduates

Friends, family, faculty and staff gathered at the Kirkhof Center on April 22 to honor and celebrate 19 Laker veterans and service members who will be graduating during commencement ceremonies this weekend.

Apr 24, 2024

Building a Rainforest Innovation Ecosystem: Confluence Thought Series looks at expanding regional creative capacity

Free event for GVSU community brings leaders together to share, learn new ideas for creating a creative community that competes and cooperates.

Apr 8, 2024

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