Community Service

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

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

53 colleges visit campus for Alternative Breaks school

Grand Valley's Alternative Breaks program hosted students and faculty members from 53 colleges and universities June 23-28 on the Allendale Campus.

Jul 5, 2019

Grand Valley selected as NASPA Lead Consulting Institution

Grand Valley is one of only seven institutions across the country selected to join a national initiative dedicated to promoting civic learning and democratic engagement.

Sep 19, 2018

Civic action plan to be discussed at showcase

More than 55 teams, representing collaborations of students, faculty and staff members, and community members, will present their experiences and share stories during the Civic Engagement Showcase on April 13.

Apr 12, 2017

Nursing major dedicates time to helping mothers

�The list of organizations Jamie Platt belongs to is extensive, but the list of reasons why she volunteers is short: to help new mothers.

Apr 4, 2017

Lecture series will spotlight current public issues

The series, "Democracy 101: A Series of Critical Conversations," is organized by the Community Service Learning Center in the Office of Student Life. The first lecture will take place February 15 and address the challenges faced by third parties.

Feb 13, 2017

Bone marrow registry event set for October 24

Alumni, students and community members will have the opportunity to potentially save a life by registering to become a bone marrow donor.

Oct 19, 2015