Diversity

White House correspondent delivers message of 'moving forward' during community MLK event

On the same day National Guard troops surrounded the nation's Capitol building following a siege, a White House correspondent gave a message of hope as she reflected on the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Jan 18, 2021


White House correspondent to deliver keynote address at virtual MLK event

GVSU, GRCC and Davenport University have partnered to bring this event to the West Michigan community.

Jan 13, 2021


GVSU one of 12 to receive high rating on diversity, inclusion evaluation

The rating comes from a certification program designed by Cooplew and Diverse: Issues In Higher Education.

Nov 23, 2020


National photography association best practices: students represented authentically in materials feel sense of belonging

When students see themselves represented authentically in college and university marketing materials, they view themselves as valued by that institution and have a sense of belonging.

Oct 15, 2020


Indigenous Peoples Day: raising awareness about Native American community

Lin Bardwell, program coordinator for the Native American Student Initiative, said anytime conversations are prompted about Native Americans, it's a good thing.

Oct 12, 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


Mantella elevates learners as consultants to the university

The Learner Engagement Challenge connected high school and GVSU students to reimagine the future of learning.

Sep 23, 2020


In op-ed, faculty member says support for women of color graduate students is heightened during COVID-19

In an article published in Inside Higher Ed, a faculty member said institutional support necessary to recruit and retain women of color who are graduate students becomes more significant during the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 1, 2020


Engineering and computing recognized for diversity initiatives

Grand Valley's Padnos College of Engineering and Computing (PCEC) has been recognized by the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) for its efforts surrounding diversity.

Jul 23, 2019