Diversity

Facing teacher shortage, TRIO program focuses on recruiting, preparing future educators

As the nation faces a teacher shortage, the program focuses on recruiting and preparing students who would be future educators.

Jul 30, 2021


Mantella joins national alliance; signs letter to Congress urging help for immigrant students

President Mantella is a new steering committee member for the Presidents' Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration.

Jul 19, 2021


Faculty member selected for NEH Summer Institute focused on works of 20th century Black author

Ayana Weekley will spend part of her summer studying Zora Neale Hurston, an early 20th century Black author whose works have found reinvigorated interest.

Jun 23, 2021


President's supplier diversity statement aids inclusive campus environment

President Philomena V. Mantella issued a commitment to supplier diversity and said the statement will enhance the vibrancy of Grand Valley's community and assist in creating an inclusive campus.

May 27, 2021


FVSU students visit GVSU campuses, West Michigan businesses

12 students from the Georgia university are in the area to learn more about the pipeline program.

May 10, 2021


Philanthropic Michigan couple gives additional $52 million to help college students

A Michigan couple is contributing millions in support of their commitment to change lives through education.

Apr 26, 2021


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