Articles by Dottie Barnes

GVSU to test alert system October 2

Grand Valley will be testing the GVSUAlert! system Friday, October 2, at noon.

Oct 1, 2020



GVSU Laker Store donates more than $2,550 from mask sales to Student Support Fund

The Student Support Fund, administered by Financial Aid, provides funding to GVSU students who face extreme financial circumstances from situations like accidents, illness, loss of employment, loss of other income or support, or death of a family member.

Sep 29, 2020


GVSU named one of 'America's 100 Best College Buys' for 25 consecutive years

For the 25th year in a row, Grand Valley State University has been named one of America's 100 Best College Buys by Institutional Research and Evaluation, Inc. (IR&E) in Georgia.

Sep 28, 2020


Mantella op-ed: Fight for in-person classes crucial for all learners

President Mantella wrote higher education's battle to maintain face-to-face learning, while following all public health guidance, is a struggle worth fighting for, especially if it improves success for those who have to fight just to gain access to our doors.

Sep 27, 2020


A message from President Philomena V. Mantella

President Philomena V. Mantella sent a message to the campus community on September 25, 2020, about a racial Zoom incident.

Sep 25, 2020


Former head of Facilities Planning to be inducted into Sustainable Business Hall of Fame

James Moyer, former associate vice president for Facilities Planning, will be inducted into the Sustainable Business Hall of Fame by the West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum.

Sep 25, 2020


Virus Action Team update: Number of COVID-19 cases in GVSU community continues to decline

The number of positive cases of COVID-19 within the GVSU community continues to decline, as do active cases.

Sep 24, 2020


Mantella reappoints two faculty members as Presidential Fellows

Chasity Bailey-Fakhoury, associate professor of Educational Foundations, has been reappointed as the Presidential Fellow for Strategy Development and Outreach. Aaron Lowen, professor of economics and finance department chair, has been reappointed as the Presidential Fellow for Enterprise Learning & Development.

Sep 23, 2020


Financial incentive announced for students who complete self-assessment through the Fall semester

Starting September 18, students who complete their self-assessment every day, including weekends, for the rest of the semester will earn $200 toward the Winter 2021 semester. Students who will be graduating after the Fall semester will be rewarded for this semester in January 2021.

Sep 19, 2020