Giving

New endowed professor will focus on role civil discourse can play in polarization

Greg Warsen, assistant professor of educational leadership, was selected as the new Padnos/Sarosik endowed professor of civil discourse.

Dec 5, 2022


GVSU mourns death of West Michigan pastor Dennis McMurray, '85

The Grand Valley community mourns the death of Bishop Dennis McMurray, '85, senior pastor of the Renaissance Church of God in Christ in Grand Rapids, who died November 2 at age 63.

Nov 4, 2022


Campus members will share their stories, hopes for country at next Talking Together event

Input from campus community members on their hopes for the future of a divided country will be the focus of the next Talking Together event.

Oct 27, 2022


Grand Valley celebrates life of longtime community philanthropist, university supporter

Leaders at Grand Valley and in West Michigan are celebrating the life of Thomas "Tom" S. Fox, community philanthropist and Grand Valley Foundation Advisory Cabinet member, who died on September 3.

Sep 6, 2022


Crane places new sculpture by renowned artist on terrace of DeVos Center for Interprofessional Health

The newest art piece installed at Grand Valley's Daniel and Pamella DeVos Center for Interprofessional Health is a sculpture hoisted by a crane to its place on a fifth-floor terrace.

Aug 29, 2022


GVSU names facility for Shape Corp. to celebrate longtime commitment to engineering students

Grand Valley celebrated Shape Corp.'s lead gift and its longstanding commitment to engineering students by naming its Innovation Design Center for the tier-one automotive supplier.

Aug 9, 2022


Students study, learn in Italy as first group of Secchia Scholars

Eight students are studying or completing an internship in Italy as the inaugural group of Secchia Scholars.

Jul 13, 2022


GVSU mourns alumnus and supporter Raymond Bennett, '92

The Grand Valley community mourns the death of Marriott International executive Raymond "Ray" Bennett, '92, who died May 5.

May 10, 2022


GVU Foundation honors Pickard, Kindschi for their commitment to philanthropy, service

William Pickard and P. Douglas Kindschi were recognized May 3 by the Grand Valley University Foundation for their commitment to philanthropy, service and the university.

May 4, 2022


Center for Civil Discourse symposium will explore radical empathy

The Padnos/Sarosik Center for Civil Discourse will host its eighth annual symposium on March 23, focused on bridging divides through a concept the keynote speaker calls "radical empathy."

Mar 17, 2022