Community Engagement

Talking Together series promotes discussion, unity

The Padnos/Sarosik Center for Civil Discourse, Kaufman Interfaith Institute, Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies, and WGVU Public Media formed a partnership to coordinate the initiative's content and programming.

Sep 22, 2022


A GVSU clinical ethicist reflects on lending expertise during a once-in-a-century health crisis

Jeffrey Byrnes, assistant professor of philosophy, has worked with a range of community partners.

Sep 21, 2022


Grand River cleanup aims to remove garbage on stretch of waterway connecting GVSU campuses

The 2022 Grand River Campus to Campus Cleanup runs Sept. 18-24.

Sep 14, 2022


Alumni reconnect in New York for endurance bike ride to raise funds for cancer research

You know you have good friends when they agree to join you on a fundraising bicycle trip that stretches across the state of New York.

Sep 7, 2022



GVSU dance program part of Grand Rapids Ballet Summer Dance Festival

Students as well as new faculty member Edgar L. Page will perform.

Aug 24, 2022


Senior project for engineering students brings improvements to Grand Haven musical fountain ahead of anniversary show

Visitors to the Grand Haven Musical Fountain will soon enjoy a new synchronized display that includes two new water features created by engineering students as their senior project.

Aug 19, 2022


Medical anthropologist continues education efforts on COVID-19 vaccine, emphasizes sizable undecided group

Kristin Hedges has been working closely with health care professionals on the messaging efforts.

Aug 18, 2022


GVSU receives Skillman Foundation grant to launch tutor-training program to support Detroit K-12 students

The Targeted Reading Internship Program (TRIP) is an initiative from GVSU's K-12 Connect service.

Aug 12, 2022