Division of Inclusion and Equity

Pulse surveys reveal students, faculty, staff confident in university's response to COVID-19

Surveys to gauge how students, faculty and staff members feel about returning to campus showed they are mostly confident in Grand Valley's response to COVID-19 health and safety protocols.

Jul 31, 2020


Laker Familia, other resources help student leader feel comfortable on campus

When Elizabeth Perez-Vazquez graduates next year with a bachelor's degree in medical laboratory science, she will be the first in her family with a college degree.

Jun 30, 2020


Volunteer networks expand tutoring services, assist with food distribution during COVID-19

Volunteer networks of students, faculty and staff members from Grand Valley continue to assist Michigan residents during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jun 26, 2020


GVSU named "Best in Michigan" for LGBTQ students

Grand Valley is included in the 2020 ranking of "The Best Colleges for LGBTQ+ Students in Each State.

Jun 19, 2020


GVSU staff member encourages community to recognize and celebrate Juneteenth

Juneteenth is a holiday that brings people together to celebrate community, listen to speakers, sing and enjoy food. Takeelia Garrett, the student ombuds and co-chair of the Black Faculty and Staff Association at Grand Valley, said this year the celebration means even more.

Jun 18, 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


Division of Inclusion and Equity hosts webinar for newly admitted students, families

Admitted students and their families learned more about Grand Valley's culture and community during a webinar June 4 hosted by the Division of Inclusion and Equity.

Jun 4, 2020


Faculty, staff, graduate students can access free virtual mentoring, career development

Faculty, staff and graduate students now have free access to online career development and virtual mentoring resources through the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD).

May 20, 2020


Affinity group for faculty and staff members earns national recognition

Grand Valley's oldest affinity group for faculty and staff members was recognized nationally for its commitments to professional development and student mentorship.

May 4, 2020


Special video, photo tribute created to thank GVSU essential workers

Grand Valley's critical employees continue to keep campus moving forward through the COVID-19 pandemic. While most faculty and staff members are working from home, a core team of critical employees from various departments remains on campus.

Apr 30, 2020