Commencement

Laker Graduation Celebration in photos: Relive a day to remember for graduates

The images tell the story of what it means to graduates and their loved ones to earn a degree.

May 4, 2021



More than 3,000 earn degrees, congratulations during virtual commencement

Grand Valley's top leaders congratulated more than 3,000 winter semester graduates during a virtual commencement ceremony April 30.

Apr 30, 2021


Winter semester graduates will be honored at ceremony, celebration

More than 3,030 students have qualified to participate in Grand Valley's Winter Semester Commencement ceremony.

Apr 27, 2021


Virtual and in-person celebrations planned for GVSU's class of 2021

GVSU's 2021 graduates have two ways to celebrate this year: A virtual commencement along with an in-person opportunity the next day to cross a stage and have their picture taken.

Mar 8, 2021


Prepared for the next journey: Virtual graduate celebration recognizes class of 2020

More than 1,800 Grand Valley students were recognized during a virtual graduate celebration held on the university's Facebook page and YouTube channel.

Dec 11, 2020


GVSU Fall Class of 2020 to be recognized during virtual celebration

All graduates, families and supporters are invited to the celebration on Friday, December 11 at 7 p.m. on the universityýs Facebook page and YouTube channel.

Dec 7, 2020


Not a typical year: GVSU's virtual graduate celebration recognizes class of 2020

Grand Valley seniors had expected to gather in a large arena, hear inspiring speeches, listen for their name to be called and shake hands with President Philomena V. Mantella. However, this is not a typical year.

Apr 24, 2020


GVSU class of 2020 to be honored during virtual graduate celebration

Although the celebration for the class of 2020 will be different than originally planned, thousands of Grand Valley students will be recognized for achieving their degrees.

Apr 23, 2020


Commencement celebrations detailed during town hall; staff meeting addresses return to campus

During a town hall for students on April 14, President Philomena V. Mantella announced details for a virtual celebration and in-person commencement ceremonies for 2020 graduates.

Apr 14, 2020