Articles by Dottie Barnes

Virus Action Team update: Report your vaccination status

We are closing the gap on missing information, but if you still have not reported your status on your online self-assessment, take action now.

Sep 16, 2021

GVSU named a Top Midwest University, recognized for business and engineering programs by U.S. News & World Report

Grand Valley State University has again been named a top university in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report.

Sep 13, 2021

Koda Chronicles: GVPD explosives dog works first Laker football game

Koda, a new member of the Grand Valley Police Department, worked her first Laker football game at the season opener September 11.

Sep 13, 2021

GVSU receives Gold Status for seventh consecutive year from the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency

Gold Status is awarded to higher education institutions that provide an inclusive and supportive environment for military-connected students. GVSU has earned Gold Status each year since 2015.

Sep 9, 2021

Virus Action Team update: Closing the vaccination information gap

The GVSU Data Dashboard shows 87 percent of faculty and staff are partially or fully vaccinated, and 67 percent, or two-thirds, of students are partially or fully vaccinated.

Sep 9, 2021

GVSU expert: West Michigan economic recovery slows

Although still positive, the recovery for the West Michigan industrial economy has slowed considerably in recent weeks, according to Brian G. Long, director of Supply Management Research in the Seidman College of Business at Grand Valley.

Sep 8, 2021

GVSU again ranked 'Best Bang for the Buck' by national college guide

Grand Valley has again been named a "Best Bang for the Buck" among Midwest institutions by Washington Monthly in its 2021 college rankings guide.

Sep 7, 2021

Virus Action Team update: Deadline nears for COVID-19 vaccine requirement

GVSU students and employees should be vaccinated by September 30, unless approved for an exemption. The deadline to file for an exemption is September 15.

Sep 1, 2021

Virus Action Team update: Free vaccines and walk-in testing clinics

Free COVID-19 vaccines and walk-in testing clinics are available for students and employees on campus.

Aug 25, 2021

Koda Chronicles: New police canine gets acquainted with campus, meets fellow Lakers

Koda, a new member of the Grand Valley Police Department, spent the day meeting fellow Lakers and getting hugs and scratches behind the ear from students as they moved into living centers on the Allendale Campus.

Aug 23, 2021