Dean of Students

Two years later: Silver linings found, light at end of pandemic tunnel

This week marks the anniversary in 2020 when most students moved out of their campus living centers, classes were held remotely and only essential staff came to work.

Mar 14, 2022


Laker Esports Center opens, team competes against Davenport

The Laker Esports Center, located in the lower level of Kirkhof Center, officially opened January 18 when the club team competed against Davenport University.

Jan 18, 2022


Provost names acting vice provost for Student Affairs and dean of students

Aaron Haight has been appointed acting vice provost for Student Affairs and dean of students, as Loren Rullman is stepping down to pursue another professional opportunity.

Apr 2, 2021


Faculty and staff sketches

Faculty and staff members who have given virtual presentations, interviews or had their research published are detailed.

Jan 25, 2021


Search committee will review applications for employee ombuds soon

Grand Valley's first employee ombuds could begin working in early January, according to the search committee timeline.

Dec 4, 2020


Teach-In sessions 'more important than ever,' say organizers

The eighth annual Teach-In at Grand Valley will be offered virtually, yet remain true to its mission of providing engaging and thoughtful discussions on topics centered around social justice.

Nov 6, 2020


GVSU students leading campaign to create healthy and safe campus culture

The Student Campus Culture work group has developed a peer-to-peer campaign to promote proper and frequent PPE usage, social distancing and hand washing to protect the overall health of the campus community. The group includes undergraduate, graduate, international and non-traditional students.

Jul 13, 2020


Faculty and staff sketches

University news briefs, along with faculty and staff members who have given presentations or written articles are detailed below. The campus community can self-submit a sketch online for future publication.

Jul 13, 2020


A message from President Philomena V. Mantella

President Philomena V. Mantella sent a message to the campus community June 17, 2020, addressing racial and social injustice.

Jun 17, 2020


Outdoor campus visits and tours to begin August 3, self-guided tours to launch in July

During a June 16 town hall, new Lakers learned about academic planning for fall, student life opportunities and procedures being taken to keep campus as safe as possible.

Jun 16, 2020