Division of Inclusion and Equity

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

Words of hope to be shared during virtual Campus Interfaith gathering

People of various faiths and beliefs will come together April 28 for a virtual interfaith community gathering sponsored by Grand Valley�s Campus Interfaith Resources.

Apr 27, 2020

Staff member from Kaufman Interfaith Institute reflects on start of Ramadan during COVID-19

Zahabia Ahmed-Usmani, project coordinator for the Kaufman Interfaith Institute, wrote about how COVID-19 impacts the start of Ramadan, the Muslim holy month, in a recent column.

Apr 27, 2020

Governor appoints Dang to task force to study COVID-19 racial disparities

Connie Dang, director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs and special assistant for Inclusive Community Outreach, is one of 23 people appointed to a COVID-19 task force by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.

Apr 21, 2020

Workplace survey addresses behaviors counterproductive to hiring, retaining diverse talent

A regional workplace climate study uses a systems lens to address institutional behaviors that prove counterproductive to attracting, retaining and promoting diverse talent with a focus on women of color.

Apr 20, 2020

GVSU will take direction from government and CDC on when to resume in-person education, said President Mantella

President Mantella said the events surrounding the pandemic will dictate when campus reopens to everyone. She said the IMT is developing a plan to reopen campus in stages over a period of weeks.

Apr 17, 2020

Staff member's daughter recovers from COVID-19

University staff member Tim Marroquin and his family are now healthy and safe at their home in Holland. The same couldn't have been said less than a month ago.

Apr 17, 2020

Virtual Laker town hall meeting held for students

President Philomena V. Mantella, along with other university leaders, held a virtual town hall meeting April 10 to update students on how the university is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr 10, 2020