Community Engagement

Finalists named for Lakeshore Innovator of the Year award

Five groups or individuals have been selected as finalists for the 2021 Lakeshore Innovator of the Year award, presented by Grand Valley State University's Muskegon Innovation Hub.

Jul 22, 2021


Record number of middle school students participate in health explorations camp

A record 100 middle school students from Grand Haven to Detroit participated in the 12th annual sHaPe Camp.

Jul 19, 2021


Back on campus: TRIO Upward Bound wraps summer program, sees scholarship success

After a year of connecting virtually, TRIO Upward Bound staff members were excited to welcome students on campus for five weeks of summer programming.

Jul 15, 2021


GVSU child development experts help develop learning kits for West Michigan families

Hundreds of students received kits from two organizations dedicated to early childhood well-being.

Jul 14, 2021


GVSU researchers work with municipalities on Grand River sampling project

The work with Allendale Township and the City of Grand Rapids provides more insight on river health.

Jul 6, 2021


Agreement between area high school, Padnos College of Engineering and Computing has far-reaching benefits

PCEC's agreement with the West Michigan Aviation Academy in Grand Rapids dates back to 2016 and includes placing a graduate engineering student in the school to assist in labs and classrooms.

Jun 28, 2021


Battle Creek high school students learn about education careers, college admission process at GVSU camp

Rising high school seniors from Battle Creek Central High School spent the week learning about careers in education and developing leadership skills at a summer camp in Battle Creek sponsored by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Battle Creek Public Schools and the GVSU College of Education.

Jun 24, 2021


STEPS campers visit Pew Grand Rapids Campus

Students from Battle Creek Public Schools wrapped up their STEPS Camp June 18 by touring the Pew Grand Rapids Campus and building motors.

Jun 18, 2021


Faculty researchers find mental health program effective when implemented in schools

Two faculty members concluded a study on a school-based mental health awareness and education program and found it effective in increasing behaviors that prevent suicide.

Jun 18, 2021


Alumnus partners with GVSU Veterans History Project to share interviews, providing significant addition to collection

The collection of stories provides a wealth of information for a variety of users.

Jun 17, 2021