$2.2 million in gifts solidify Grand Valley's first fully endowed chair at Johnson Center for Philanthropy
Frey Foundation and generous donor ensure long-term funding for Frey Foundation Chair for Family Philanthropy
Nov 22, 2023
Grand Valley and the Make-A-Wish Foundation each offered $6500 in tuition assistance to Connor Pung, covering the costs of his first semester.
Sep 8, 2023
About 400 community members and donors attended a November 3 dedication ceremony for the Daniel and Pamella DeVos Center for Interprofessional Health.
Nov 3, 2021
The university recently concluded a successful Laker Effect campaign, started in July 2012, which raised $130 million.
Jun 19, 2020
Owen Bieber, who died Feb. 17 at age 90, had strong ties to Grand Valley including the establishment of the Owen F. Bieber Scholarship Trust to support UAW members and their children.
Feb 18, 2020
Grand Valley mourns the death of John D. Wardrop, a Grand Valley University Foundation director and longtime supporter of Grand Valley State University, who died on June 21 at age 82.
Jun 21, 2019
David Hooker, president and CEO of Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park and former member of Grand Valley State University's Board of Trustees, was honored by the board at its February 8 meeting held at the L. William Seidman Center on the Pew Grand Rapids Campus.
Feb 8, 2019
Ingrid Johnson, associate professor of physical education, has received recognition for providing advising and mentorship to students and alumni both in and out of the classroom. Johnson has been named Mentor of the Year by the Society of Health and Physical Educators. She is being recognized for her mentoring strategies, which include supporting students with job searching, teaching classes for alumni, sharing professional insights, and more.
Feb 7, 2019
One day after being elected the fifth, and first woman, president of Grand Valley State University, Philomena V. Mantella spent the day touring campus buildings, meeting faculty, staff and Louie the Laker, and taking selfies with students.
Jan 23, 2019
The Grand Valley State University Board of Trustees announced the appointment of Philomena V. Mantella as the university's fifth president. The trustees voted unanimously to appoint her to the presidency at a special board meeting held on the Allendale Campus, January 22, 2019.
Jan 22, 2019