Articles by Dottie Barnes

Virus Action Team Update: Testing, self-assessment critical to successful semester

Regular testing of the Grand Valley community is a critical part of GVSU's efforts to control the spread of COVID-19.

Jan 21, 2021


GVSU community mourns death of longtime accounting professor

Steve Goldberg, a longtime accounting professor and former director of the School of Accounting, died January 19.

Jan 20, 2021


Virus Action Team update: GVSU COVID-19 policies continue, including for those receiving vaccine

Individuals who report receiving both doses of the vaccine may still be invited for surveillance testing.

Jan 14, 2021


Solid growth expected for West Michigan economy, business leaders optimistic, says economics professor

Improving business confidence, along with strong employment growth and sales growth, are expected for the West Michigan economy in 2021, said Paul Isely, associate dean and professor of economics in the Seidman College of Business at Grand Valley State University.

Jan 14, 2021


Economics expert: West Michigan recovery picks up steam

The West Michigan industrial economy ended 2020 on a positive note, said Brian G. Long, director of Supply Management Research in Grand Valley State Universityýs Seidman College of Business.

Jan 8, 2021


Virus Action Team Update: Steps for returning to campus

Aggressive testing for COVID-19, along with completion of the daily self-assessment, social distancing and wearing face coverings are the best ways to protect and support the health of the Grand Valley community and surrounding communities.

Jan 7, 2021


GVPD breaks dress code to support students diagnosed with cancer

Officers at the Grand Valley Police Department follow a strict dress code, which, for the men, includes no beards. But, for the first time, officers are allowed to break this rule.

Dec 22, 2020


Partnership stirs up holiday cheer, supports alumni-owned business

Alumni Relations and Stir It Up Bakery partner to offer cookie kits in place of traditional Holiday Brunch with Santa and Louie.

Dec 21, 2020


Virus Action Team update: GVSU, health officials working on COVID vaccination program for campus community

Members of the GVSU Virus Action Team are working with regional and state health authorities, and the West Michigan COVID-19 Vaccine Collaborative to set up a vaccination program for the GVSU community.

Dec 16, 2020


Virus Action Team update: Testing plan for January 2021 return to campus

GVSU has an aggressive testing plan for the return to campus for the Winter 2021 semester.

Dec 10, 2020