Dean of Students

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

GVSU names new director of housing and residence life

After an extensive national search, Kyle Boone has been named director of Housing and Residence Life in the Division of Student Affairs.

Jun 10, 2020

Incident Management Team update

As university leaders prepare for the start of a new academic year, members of the IMT have been making recommendations to the Senior Leadership Team, using public health and CDC guidance.

May 26, 2020

Not a typical year: GVSU's virtual graduate celebration recognizes class of 2020

Grand Valley seniors had expected to gather in a large arena, hear inspiring speeches, listen for their name to be called and shake hands with President Philomena V. Mantella. However, this is not a typical year.

Apr 24, 2020

Commencement celebrations detailed during town hall; staff meeting addresses return to campus

During a town hall for students on April 14, President Philomena V. Mantella announced details for a virtual celebration and in-person commencement ceremonies for 2020 graduates.

Apr 14, 2020

Virtual Laker town hall meeting held for students

President Philomena V. Mantella, along with other university leaders, held a virtual town hall meeting April 10 to update students on how the university is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr 10, 2020

Signing out: Recreation and Wellness says unplug from technology and attend healthy events

How frequently do you look at your phone or other electronic devices? How often do you check e-mail, respond to a text message or scroll through social media? According to the Pew Research Center, 81 percent of adults say they go online on a daily basis.

Feb 24, 2020