Hospitality and Tourism Management
Officials with Grand Rapids Public Schools, along with tourism industry leaders and faculty members from the Hospitality and Tourism Management Department at Grand Valley, are preparing to launch a new college-career prep academy.
Oct 16, 2018
Tourism industry professionals who are attending the 2018 Pure Michigan Governor's Conference on Tourism in Grand Rapids this week will join students from Grand Valley State University to clean-up three area parks on March 27.
Mar 26, 2018
More than 170 students, faculty and tourism industry professionals helped restore the Ralph A. MacMullan Conference Center and the Civilian Conservation Corps Museum. The effort, at North Higgins Lake State Park in Roscommon, Michigan, was the latest project of Michigan Cares for Tourism.
Oct 18, 2017
When Jake Kowalski was in high school, he filled in as a dairy company's mascot to attract people to a promotional event. Since then, he has been hooked on the entertaining lifestyle of being a mascot. When he was accepted at Grand Valley four years ago, Kowalski set his sights on moving up in world of mascots; he wanted to be Louie the Laker.
May 17, 2017