Frederik Meijer Honors College
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
Honors College to host conversation with Holocaust filmmaker
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 to discuss leadership at Meijer Lecture Series
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 to host lecture on history of Nazi group
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 named new Meijer Endowed Chair in Entrepreneurship and Innovation
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