Community Engagement

Secchia Breakfast Series features perspectives of executives who are new to West Michigan

Three executives shared their journeys and challenges leading companies as newcomers to the region.

Jan 27, 2023


Annual Roger That! Conference features keynote from trailblazing astronaut

José Hernández, NASA astronaut, will talk about his life and how he achieved success.

Jan 25, 2023


Graduate fellowship program extends to former HBCU students

Graduate students who joined the university through a pipeline program are now contributing to the West Michigan talent pool.

Jan 12, 2023


Slate of campus events planned to commemorate legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Events include three keynote speakers, a silent march on campus and a day of service.

Jan 9, 2023


GVSU roots spark successful businesses for alumni couple

In a city known for its breweries, two alumni brought something new to Grand Rapids, an accessible wine and jazz bar that will soon celebrate its second anniversary.

Dec 19, 2022


New endowed professor will focus on role civil discourse can play in polarization

Greg Warsen, assistant professor of educational leadership, was selected as the new Padnos/Sarosik endowed professor of civil discourse.

Dec 5, 2022


Pathway to GVSU program grows with addition of Detroit PAL youth

Many students in Detroit and Muskegon now participate in the university's Pathway to GVSU program.

Nov 29, 2022


Muskegon Innovation Hub caters to community, adds space for artists

The Muskegon Innovation Hub provides services and space to entrepreneurs and now offers space to local artists looking to create.

Nov 11, 2022


Teach-In celebrates 10 years of raising awareness through collaborative sessions

The 10th Teach-In, with more than 30 sessions under the umbrella of "Power, Privilege and Difficult Dialogues," will offer two days of education on November 9-10 in Allendale and Grand Rapids.

Nov 2, 2022


Public health students, faculty help bring smiles to Grand Rapids schools

Grand Valley & GRPS team up for Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures, bringing dental screening and wellness education to local schools.

Oct 25, 2022