Giving

Faculty and Staff Campaign includes opportunities to extend gifts

Employees who make a contribution before April 15 to the annual campaign will be entered into a drawing that will extend their gift by $500.

Mar 29, 2021


GVSU mourns death of retired vice president

Patricia Oldt, who was instrumental in developing Grand Valley's charter schools program and who served as vice president for Planning and Equity before retiring, died at age 84.

Feb 21, 2021


Support GVSU students by participating in Giving Tuesday

More than 500 people supported Grand Valley students during Giving Tuesday in 2019.

Nov 24, 2020


Faculty, staff set 'gold standard' for university giving

Nearly 51 percent of employees have contributed to the Faculty/Staff Campaign, raising $806,404 for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Jul 16, 2020


GVSU joins West Michigan in mourning death of Seymour Padnos, engineering and science leader

Seymour K. Padnos, one of Grand Valley's top supporters and chair of Padnos Iron and Metal Company, died July 9. He was 99.

Jul 9, 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


Laker Effect campaign raises record $130M for scholarships, student support, academic programs and facilities

Grand Valley leaders announced a record conclusion to the Laker Effect campaign, which raised $130 million for students, the most successful campaign in the university's history.

Jun 3, 2020


Events planned to celebrate Founders Day

The campus community will celebrate the individuals who rallied support to establish a public higher education institution in West Michigan on Founders Day, October 25.

Oct 21, 2019


Students thank couple responsible for scholarship programs

More than 100 Grand Valley students met and thanked the Detroit couple responsible for helping to fund their education.

Oct 14, 2019


DeVos Medical Colloquy will focus on bioethics, big data

The fields of bioethics and big data will be the focus at the biannual DeVos Medical Colloquy.

Oct 7, 2019