College of Community and Public Service

On Target: GVSU graduate has line of motivational greeting cards at retailer

Within the greeting card industry, Grand Valley alumna Shannon Cohen has made it to the show.

Feb 18, 2021


Students' research helps struggling Michigan tourism industry

In an effort to help rebuild the state's tourism industry, HTM students conducted visitor research for Convention and Visitor Bureaus (CVBs) across the state.

Jan 25, 2021


GVSU ranks sixth nationally for number of students who study abroad

Grand Valley was ranked sixth nationally in its category for the number of students who studied abroad in 2018-2019, according to the Institute of International Education.

Jan 14, 2021


Stansbie named acting dean of the College of Community and Public Service

Paul Stansbie has been named acting dean of the College of Community and Public Service, replacing George Grant, who accepted a position as chancellor at Penn State Berks in Pennsylvania.

Dec 1, 2020


GVSU team of experts advising health departments on fair COVID-19 vaccine distribution

The team includes philosophy and public health faculty members as well as students.

Nov 16, 2020


GRPD police chief named to police standards commission

Grand Rapids Police Chief Eric Payne, '86, was appointed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to a commission that sets training, licensing and professional standards for law enforcement agencies.

Aug 17, 2020


GVSU Master of Health Administration becomes the second graduate program in Michigan to earn national health care management accreditation

Grand Valley's Master of Health Administration, offered through the College of Community and Public Service, has received accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME).

Aug 4, 2020


A message from President Philomena V. Mantella

President Philomena V. Mantella sent a message to the campus community June 17, 2020, addressing racial and social injustice.

Jun 17, 2020


Regional strategies work best during times of disaster, GVSU researcher says

Davia Downey, associate professor of public, nonprofit and health administration, said responding to public health disasters, like COVID-19, is particularly difficult.

May 11, 2020


HTM professor leads hospitality industry virtual education conference in response to COVID-19

The virtual education conference will feature hospitality and event industry leaders from around the world, who will provide resources for professionals and redefine the effectiveness of the industry's future. 

Apr 20, 2020