Educational Equity

Five innovations we saw at the Reach Higher Showcase

About 150 projects were presented to a crowd of over 400 people at the Reach Higher Showcase on April 12. Here are five presentations from the event.

Apr 15, 2024


Grand Valley hosts 23rd annual "Celebrating All Walks of Life" Pow Wow

The annual two-day event, a collaboration between multiple Grand Valley departments and community members, is a celebration of culture through ceremony, song, dance, feasting and socializing.

Apr 13, 2024


Reach Higher Showcase elevates GVSU's innovative projects

Nearly 150 projects were presented, exemplifying Grand Valley’s Reach Higher commitments in providing an empowered educational experience and fostering a lifetime of learning and a culture of educational equity.

Apr 12, 2024


Building a Rainforest Innovation Ecosystem: Confluence Thought Series looks at expanding regional creative capacity

Free event for GVSU community brings leaders together to share, learn new ideas for creating a creative community that competes and cooperates.

Apr 8, 2024


GVSU community celebrates life of César Chávez

In honor of César Chávez Day, GVSU’s Office of Multicultural Affairs celebrated alongside students, faculty and staff to honor the life and work of Mexican American activist César Chávez.

Mar 22, 2024


'We're all writing our story': Sixth annual Girls of Color Summit kicks off Women's History Month at GVSU

Almost 270 middle and high school students from 22 schools across Michigan attended the Sixth Annual Girls of Color Summit on March 1.

Mar 2, 2024


Grand Valley's National TRIO Day celebration is focus on connections, resources

Participants from Grand Valley's 11 TRIO programs attended the program, which included breakout sessions, panel discussions and a dance party.

Feb 22, 2024


'We're creating Black history': GVSU students reflect, celebrate at kickoff Black History Month event

The Blackout: Black Student Organization Showcase was the first of several events being held as part of Black History Month at Grand Valley.

Feb 9, 2024



Grand Valley to celebrate Black History Month through series of events in February

GVSU's Office of Multicultural Affairs will host a variety of educational events allowing students to connect with Black student groups and organizations.

Jan 29, 2024