Community Engagement

MVE-Lab winner plans hub to help vets better understand benefits

A former Marine earned $10,000 for his startup idea of developing a hub that would help veterans better understand their benefits and overcome barriers to success.

Dec 5, 2023

Final cohort of pipeline scholars finds career paths through internships

Nearly 50 students have received full scholarships from a partnership with Battle Creek Public Schools and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.

Dec 4, 2023

Giving Tuesday will focus on Replenish, helping ensure students have access to food, basic needs

For the second consecutive year, the Grand Valley community will rally around the Replenish Student Food Resource Fund during Giving Tuesday, the national philanthropic day of giving after Thanksgiving and Black Friday.

Nov 21, 2023

International students correspond, connect with Blandford sixth graders

After months of connecting with and learning from Grand Valley international students, sixth graders at Blandford Elementary School showed off their work in front of their families and their new friends this month in the Kirkhof Center.

Nov 20, 2023

GVSU recognized for commitment to supporting veterans

The accolades come from both a Michigan community and rankings for best schools for veterans.

Nov 7, 2023

GVSU receives federal grant to improve nursing workforce readiness through simulation

The $1.5 million grant will increase the high-impact learning opportunities for students using multiple-patient simulations.

Nov 2, 2023

GVSU students, local employers set to start talent-creation program

A celebration Oct. 30 marked the establishment of the initial cohort.

Oct 30, 2023

Alumni award winners continue to make marks as Lakers

The Alumni Association will honor four Lakers for their significant contributions to their communities or professions during Homecoming week.

Oct 24, 2023

Audience at National Academies conference hears PCEC successes

The community ties that helped establish the Padnos College of Engineering and Computing were highlighted in Washington, D.C., during a National Academies roundtable discussion focused on undergraduate STEM education.

Oct 19, 2023

Career Center can help students prep for job fair

More than 230 employers will be represented at the GVSU Fall 2023 Career and Internship Fair.

Oct 10, 2023