Frederik Meijer Honors College
Eyebrow smiles and social distance: Faculty members enjoy connecting with students, regardless of setting
Whether teaching courses in-person or remotely, Grand Valley faculty members said it felt good to connect with students and reported a smooth start to the semester.
Sep 4, 2020
As government mandates to "stay home, stay safe" change the lives of millions of Americans, those choices of staying home instead of patronizing local businesses or volunteering are having a devastating impact on local economies. One Grand Valley alumnus, Nate Gillespie, '18, is working to lead a growing group of West Michiganders to help support local businesses and nonprofits in their most trying times.
Apr 3, 2020
Longtime professor and former dean Jane Toot will retire from Grand Valley in December after nearly three decades of service.
Dec 10, 2019
The Frederik Meijer Honors College will host award-winning filmmaker Marian Marzynski for a screening and conversation about his documentary that focuses on Jewish children who survived the Holocaust.
Nov 4, 2019
Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss will give a talk at Grand Valley as a part of the Frederik Meijer Lecture Series on Wednesday, October 30.
Oct 24, 2019
Grand Valley's Frederik Meijer Honors College and the Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies will host a lecture that will focus on the role of education as it related to the SS-Einsatzgruppen, Nazi mobile killing units that operated between 1941 and 1943.
Apr 3, 2019
Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss has been named the new Frederik Meijer Endowed Chair in Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Grand Valley's Frederik Meijer Honors College.
Mar 11, 2019
Henry Greenspan's play "Remnants" recreates moments from his extensive interviews with multiple Holocaust survivors that have taken place over the past 40 years. The play features scenes based on memories the survivors have of living through the Holocaust and the trauma they've experienced since. Greenspan, a psychologist, oral historian and playwright at the University of Michigan, will bring "Remnants" to Grand Valley on November 8.
Nov 1, 2018