Division of Inclusion and Equity

Seventh campus climate survey will open in mid-November

Students, faculty and staff members will be invited to participate in Grand Valley's seventh campus climate survey when it is operational from November 17-December 1.

Oct 14, 2021


GVSU again earns national recognition for committing to diversity, inclusion

This marks the fourth time GVSU has earned the HEED Award, also receiving it in 2020, 2019 and 2012.

Sep 21, 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


Mantella says GVSU is positioned well for the future; update given on plan for racial equity and inclusion

Grand Valley is stronger and positioned well for the future after facing challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, President Philomena V. Mantella said during an April 30 virtual Board of Trustees meeting.

Apr 30, 2021


A message from President Philomena V. Mantella

President Philomena V. Mantella said GVSU will continue to use education and advocacy to create change and will prioritize criminal justice reform.

Apr 20, 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