COVID-19

Room Splash: Campus departments transforming student quarantine, isolation rooms for more homey feel

Housing and Residence Life is looking for creative minds and generous hearts. In partnership with the Virus Action Team, HRL has launched Room Splash, an opportunity for GVSU employees to turn student quarantine or isolation rooms into a more vibrant space.

Oct 16, 2020


"Staying Safe" order to lift, Lakers encouraged to stay strong and continue safety protocols

The "Staying Safe" order, issued two weeks ago by the Ottawa County Department of Public Health (OCDPH), expires at midnight October 16; public health officials said they will not issue another formal order. OCDPH officials recognized the efforts of Grand Valley students, faculty and staff that have resulted in a decrease in COVID-19 positive test results, noting that testing, wearing face coverings, distancing and hand washing are measures that are working.

Oct 16, 2020



Artful problem solving: VMA ensures students sidelined by COVID-19 receive needed art supplies

Staff and faculty members are dropping off or mailing materials to keep students connected with classes.

Sep 30, 2020


High school students gain work experience, math skills as GVSU consultants during summer jobs

Eight West Michigan high school students learned more about college and gained work experience as consultants to President Philomena V. Mantella through a City of Grand Rapids summer program.

Sep 28, 2020


COVID-19 Call Center volunteers provide compassion, empathy, resources

More than 35 volunteer faculty and staff members have listened empathetically and offered resources to hundreds of students, parents and supporters who have called the GVSU COVID-19 Call Center.

Sep 22, 2020


Volunteer physicians monitor Laker team practices under Ottawa County order

Laker student athletes are able to continue practicing under the "Staying in Place" order, thanks to a volunteer corps of area physicians.

Sep 21, 2020



Flu vaccination clinics scheduled, appointments required

The GVSU Family Health Center will staff multiple flu vaccination clinics for the campus community beginning October 1 and will take appointments to fill slots.

Sep 15, 2020


Virtual conference on interprofessional education will focus on best practices, resources

The 13th annual Midwest Interprofessional Practice, Education, and Research Center (MIPERC) Conference, and first virtual, will be held September 16-18.

Sep 11, 2020