Frederik Meijer Honors College

Communications faculty takes interdisciplinary style to Meijer Honors College

Melba Vélez Ortiz said applying for a faculty position in the honors college felt like being called 'home to the mothership.'

May 18, 2021


GVSU at 60: New retirees brought creative ideas, leadership, connections to campus

Many people who will retire at the end of the academic year have years of service that span a good portion of the university's 60 years.

May 17, 2021


Faculty and staff sketches

Among accolades, are students, faculty and staff members who received Pineapple Awards from international students.

May 7, 2021


Making Waves hosts kayaking on Grand River for Earth Day

Fitting for Earth Day, Grand Valley students and faculty members spent time April 22 kayaking on the Grand River.

Apr 22, 2021


Faculty and staff sketches

Faculty and staff members who have given virtual presentations or had their research published are detailed below.

Nov 30, 2020


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


Faculty, staff sketches

University briefs include death of retired professor, honors college director; celebration of partnership focused on building healthy campus.

Aug 24, 2020


Alumnus leads grassroots effort to help W. Mich. nonprofits, small businesses

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


Honors College faculty member, former dean to retire

Longtime professor and former dean Jane Toot will retire from Grand Valley in December after nearly three decades of service.

Dec 10, 2019


Two longtime professors to retire

Jonathan White, professor of interdisciplinary studies in the Frederik Meijer Honors College, and Stephen Rowe, a philosophy and liberal studies professor, will retire in December.

Nov 25, 2019