Enrollment Development

Three TRIO programs receive $4.5 million in federal grants to support first-generation students

Three TRIO programs at Grand Valley received federal grants totaling $4.5 million over five years to continue supporting students who are first in their families to attend college or have limited incomes.

Sep 2, 2020


Truss selected to participate in national higher education leadership initiative

B. Donta Truss, Grand Valley's recently named vice president for Enrollment Development, has been selected to participate in a premier leadership development program of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU).

Jun 24, 2020


A message from President Philomena V. Mantella

President Philomena V. Mantella sent a message to the campus community June 17, 2020, addressing racial and social injustice.

Jun 17, 2020


Two recent graduates credit Thompsons for providing them access to college

The coronavirus pandemic and economic crisis are not stopping two recent Grand Valley graduates from starting their careers. Both women credit a generous Detroit couple for helping them get to college in the first place.

Jun 12, 2020


GVSU names new chief digital officer

Grand Valley President Philomena V. Mantella has announced the selection of Milos Topic, Ph.D., as vice president and chief digital officer.

Jun 10, 2020


Virtual Laker town hall focuses on return to campus, preparation for fall

Nearly 1,000 faculty and staff members attended a June 3 virtual Laker town hall to learn the latest information on Grand Valley's plans for returning to campus and the Fall 2020 semester.

Jun 3, 2020


GVSU holds historic virtual Board of Trustees meeting

The Grand Valley State University Board of Trustees held its April 24 meeting virtually because of the "Stay Home, Stay Safe" order in Michigan.

Apr 24, 2020


GVSU names new vice president for Enrollment Development

Grand Valley State University has named B. Donta Truss as its new vice president for Enrollment Development.

Apr 24, 2020


GVSU announces "test-optional" applications for fall 2021, earmarks $9M for students with hardships

President Philomena V. Mantella said, in an effort to reduce hardship and barriers for prospective students, Grand Valley will go "test-optional" for students applying for the fall 2021 entering class.

Apr 16, 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