College of Education and Community Innovation

Anchors Away: Lakers return to learning overseas

GVSU students are returning to international learning opportunities. Follow along as we capture the experiences of some Lakers in Ireland.

Jun 28, 2022


Groundswell's annual showcase shines spotlight on student scientists

Elementary, middle and high school students conducted research on environmental issues during the school year, presenting their data to teachers and family members on May 25.

May 26, 2022


Battle Creek organizations show support for city students through two partnerships with GVSU

Support for Battle Creek high school students to attend Grand Valley without financial burden was evident in that city this week as new pipeline scholars were introduced and an organization announced an innovative scholarship program.

May 18, 2022


Mantella, Truss meet virtually with Secretary of Education on teacher workforce

President Philomena V. Mantella and Vice President for Enrollment Development and Educational Outreach B. Donta Truss joined U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona for a virtual roundtable to discuss developing and diversifying the next generation of teachers.

May 10, 2022


Graduate speaks with White House officials on education

Graduate Theresann Pyrett, a teacher at Macatawa Bay Middle School in Holland, was invited to Washington D.C. to speak with White House officials about her experience as an educator during COVID-19.

May 5, 2022


Blue-Green Career Fair introduces students to environmental jobs

With funding from the Mi-STEM network and the Wege Foundation, Groundswell developed its Blue-Green Career Fair as a pilot program, presenting opportunities in environment-based careers to high school students.

May 4, 2022



Global fellowship awarded to experts addressing shortage and retention of educators of color

A GVSU community-based networking effort is part of the Steelcase Social Innovation Fellows cohort.

Feb 8, 2022



Success coaches aid in retention; part of holistic team available to students

In increasing numbers, students are using a low-risk resource to help them succeed in and out of the classroom.

Nov 22, 2021