Community Engagement

Slow and steady, with a head start: GVSU biology researchers, local zoo work to boost survival chances for vulnerable turtles

The collaboration, which also includes a West Michigan nature center, is an effort to boost the population of Eastern box turtles.

Jul 24, 2020


Students help business center connect small businesses to critical resources in wake of COVID-19 pandemic

GVSU students and alumni are playing a key role in helping the SBDC assist small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jul 17, 2020


Faculty and staff sketches

University news briefs, along with faculty and staff members who have given presentations or written articles are detailed below. The campus community can self-submit a sketch online for future publication.

Jul 13, 2020


Alumni Business Directory aims to enhance Laker community

More than 100 restaurants, consulting firms and retail stores are listed online in the new Alumni Owned Business directory. 

Jul 2, 2020


GVSU-related program awards grants to K-12 districts for promoting water education

The From Students to Stewards Initiative is a collaboration with State of Michigan partners to help cultivate the next generation of water stewards, leaders and decision-makers.

Jun 16, 2020


Four from GVSU recognized for service by Campus Compact for Michigan

Four Grand Valley community members were recognized for their civic contributions by Campus Compact of Michigan, a 24-member coalition of institutions dedicated to expanding opportunities for civic engagement and community service.

Jun 5, 2020


Remote learning stories: Multimedia journalism faculty members pivot students to story of a lifetime

Jeff Kelly Lowenstein and James Ford guided their students' shift in coverage.

Jun 1, 2020


Community blood drive dedicated to frontline heroes, supported by university volunteer networks

President Philomena V. Mantella and other faculty and staff members are expected to attend and participate in a blood drive designed to thank area hospital heroes.

Jun 1, 2020