Community Engagement

Battle Creek seniors earn scholarships to GVSU through partnership with W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Nearly 20 seniors from Battle Creek Central High School received partial or full scholarships to attend Grand Valley in the Fall 2021 semester.

Apr 20, 2021


744 Lakers receive COVID-19 vaccine at GVSU clinic

Officials said 744 members of the Grand Valley community, most of whom were GVSU students, received the COVID-19 vaccine at a clinic held in the Fieldhouse. Metro Health sponsored the April 16 clinic.

Apr 16, 2021


Audiology graduate students serve patients in new, on-campus clinic

Graduate students earning a Doctor of Audiology degree at Grand Valley are now able to serve patients in a newly opened clinic on the Health Campus in downtown Grand Rapids.

Apr 14, 2021


Shift to electric vehicles, auto industry resilience are key messages at VAGTC auto suppliers symposium

The auto industry has proved to be very resilient as it continues to recover from the effects of the pandemic, said Mike Wall, executive director of automotive analysis at IHS Markit.

Mar 11, 2021


Nursing, PAS students play active role at COVID-19 vaccination clinics

Grand Valley nursing and physician assistant studies students are helping to combat COVID-19 by administering vaccinations in Kent and Ottawa counties.

Mar 1, 2021


K-12 Connect serves more than 1,800 K-12 students with virtual tutoring

meeting. K-12 Connect, part of President Philomena V. Mantella's Networks of Support, began in March 2020 in response to learning loss during the pandemic. In less than a year, more than 1,800 K-12 students already received more than 7,500 hours of virtual tutoring.

Feb 26, 2021


GVSU expands reach in K-12 schools, announces idea accelerator

President Philomena V. Mantella introduced a new accelerator for K-12 students and showcased the success of a virtual tutoring program at the university's February 26 Board of Trustees meeting.

Feb 26, 2021


Roger That! conference this year offers a virtual conference with a vast slate of experts

The conference, which honors the life of Grand Rapids native Roger B. Chaffee is February 19 and 20.

Feb 10, 2021


Area experts will discuss COVID-19 vaccinations during Health Forum

Area and state health care experts will discuss the rollout plan for COVID-19 vaccinations and provide updates during the February 5 Health Forum of West Michigan event.

Feb 1, 2021


White House correspondent delivers message of 'moving forward' during community MLK event

On the same day National Guard troops surrounded the nation's Capitol building following a siege, a White House correspondent gave a message of hope as she reflected on the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Jan 18, 2021