Community Engagement

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


GVSU team part of community effort to help military veterans and families with home improvements

They were volunteering as part of Operation United, an effort by Heart of West Michigan United Way.

May 13, 2022


Interactive health technology on display at GRPM exhibit

Grand Valley is well represented within a Grand Rapids Public Museum exhibit that highlights the evolution of medicine.

May 12, 2022


Latino high school students find community and connections on campus

More than 1,000 high school students found their community at Grand Valley May 6 during a Latino youth conference.

May 6, 2022


A momentary, smelly sensation: Watch time-lapse video of GVSU's corpse flower opening and closing

Thousands of people have visited the Barbara Kindschi Greenhouse to see the plant.

Apr 21, 2022


Laker Esports Center to host first competition for high school students

The competition is part of the Movement Science Showcase.

Apr 20, 2022


Special magazine produced by students for Elton John displayed backstage at Van Andel Arena concert

Writing students from a number of classes contributed to the project.

Apr 11, 2022


Acclaimed poet, cultural critic Hanif Abdurraqib shares work and thoughts with GVSU Arts Celebration audience

The event included a conversation with Louis Moore, professor of history.

Apr 6, 2022


GVSU researchers studying high chloride, phosphorus levels in Grand Rapids lake

Data samples collected by GVSU researchers from a lake in eastern Grand Rapids shows high levels of phosphorus and chloride and may indicate a widespread problem across the state.

Apr 5, 2022


38 teams to compete in FIRST Robotics district event at GVSU

Teams from 38 Michigan high schools -- from Allendale to Iron Mountain to Zeeland -- will converge at Grand Valley State University March 24-26 for the FIRST Robotics district event.

Mar 23, 2022