Diversity

Agreement with HBCU creates pathway for students, helps diversify area workforce

Grand Valley signed an agreement with an HBCU in Georgia that will support students in a master's degree program in engineering/computing and help diversify the talent pipeline for West Michigan employers.

Apr 8, 2021


History faculty member named director of Kutsche Office of Local History

Nora Salas, associate professor of history, has been named director of Grand Valley's Kutsche Office of Local History.

Apr 6, 2021


Faculty member interviewed by NPR about how Asian adoptees struggle with anti-Asian racism

Kimberly McKee was interviewed for a story about Asian adoptees struggling to process the mass shootings and murders of eight people at Asian massage parlors in Atlanta.

Mar 29, 2021


Annual event celebrates legacy of Cesar Chavez

This year's theme highlights unity with a focus on lifting others out of the pandemic

Mar 26, 2021


GVSU among nine institutions in country honored for supplier diversity programs

Grand Valley was among nine colleges and universities to be recognized nationally for taking proactive steps to support minority-owned businesses through its supplier diversity program.

Mar 10, 2021


Black History Month events aid in desire for connection, understanding

The celebration of Black History Month on campus looked different in February than in previous years but the desire for community and understanding remained.

Feb 24, 2021


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