Civic Engagement

GVSU fosters voter engagement ahead of Michigan primary

GVSU's Office of Student Life is hosting events to educate the campus community and provide accessible voting opportunities.

Feb 20, 2024

Civic Engagement Showcase returns to highlight campus-community partnerships

After a three-year absence, the Civic Engagement Showcase returns on April 6, offering campus and community members space to share their partnerships on issues that impact everyone.

Mar 30, 2023

GVSU offering on-campus voting for August primary and future elections

As of July 18, GVSU will offer on-campus voting and voting services for all upcoming elections, including the August primary.

Jul 18, 2022

Politically active junior selected for Campus Compact fellowship program

Christina Vann, a junior who is majoring in public and nonprofit administration, was named to the incoming class of Newman Civic Fellows, an initiative of Campus Compact.

Mar 11, 2022

Grand Valley again named a Voter Friendly Campus

Grand Valley has been selected as one of 231 higher education institutions across the country to receive a Voter Friendly Campus designation for 2021-22.

Mar 11, 2021

Public administration junior selected for national civic engagement fellowship

Sam Jacobs, a junior majoring in public administration, was named to the 2021 class of Newman Civic Fellows, an initiative of Campus Compact.

Mar 8, 2021

Dozens of GVSU students vote on campus; Mantella encourages dignity and respect

Dozens of Grand Valley students waited in line on Election Day to cast their ballot at the satellite Allendale Township Clerk's Office on campus.

Nov 3, 2020

Faculty, staff can use paid time off to vote, work polls November 3

Faculty and staff members can use paid time off to vote and/or work the polls in the 2020 presidential election under new guidance from Human Resources.

Oct 8, 2020

Four from GVSU recognized for service by Campus Compact for Michigan

Four Grand Valley community members were recognized for their civic contributions by Campus Compact of Michigan, a 24-member coalition of institutions dedicated to expanding opportunities for civic engagement and community service.

Jun 5, 2020

GVSU staff member to present in statewide virtual summit on student voting

The Michigan Student Voting summit is sponsored by Campus Vote Project and the All-In Campus Democracy Challenge. GVSU hosted the summit in the spring of 2019 and is assisting with planning this year's event.

May 20, 2020