Repair Clinic offers wide range of support, one stitch at a time

Volunteers make repairs using their own sewing equipment and teach students how to knit. The repairs help take a pesky problem off busy students' to-do list, free of charge.

Mar 16, 2020

Day of transition: Some residential students pack to go home

Some students who live on-campus packed their belongings to head home March 12, the first day after university leaders announced a transition to remote learning due to concerns about COVID-19 (coronavirus).

Mar 12, 2020

President Mantella, students share vision of future student experience

Grand Valley President Philomena V. Mantella, along with six Grand Valley students, discussed financial literacy and college affordability at the February 7 Board of Trustees meeting held at the L. William Seidman Center on the Pew Grand Rapids Campus. 

Feb 7, 2020

Photos and video: GVSU move-in week 2019

New and returning Grand Valley students received a helping hand from more than 700 volunteers who carried furniture, boxes and other personal items into living centers during move-in August 19-21. 

Aug 22, 2019

Move-in begins August 19, President Mantella to participate in her first Convocation

Hundreds of students, faculty, staff members and alumni will help more than 6,000 new and returning students move to campus August 19-21. President Philomena V. Mantella will welcome students and their families as they move into residence halls across campus. Faculty and staff members will distribute ice cream throughout the week.

Aug 12, 2019

GVSU staff working 24/7 to clear snow, maintain buildings

Grand Valley State University staff members have been working around the clock to remove snow and keep buildings warm after heavy snow and sub-zero temperatures led to the closing of campuses for five consecutive days. 

Feb 1, 2019

Martian-themed event planned to celebrate Fall Arts Celebration Mars exhibit

The Grand Valley Art Gallery will experience a Martian invasion during an upcoming event that will celebrate the university's Fall Arts Celebration Mars-themed art exhibit. The Martian Party event will take place on October 31 on the Allendale Campus. The "Mars: Astronomy and Culture" exhibit brings together more than 40 photographs, drawings, movie posters, book covers and video projections spotlighting Mars.

Oct 25, 2018

Faculty, staff will repair students' belongings during free event

During the day-to-day busyness of classes and activities on campus, it is not uncommon for students to rip their clothes, misplace a few buttons, or break their eyeglasses, a zipper or a backpack strap. An upcoming Repair Clinic will offer students an opportunity to have all of the above scenarios and more mended by Grand Valley faculty and staff members. The free event will take place October 24 on the Allendale Campus.

Oct 22, 2018

Photos and video: Lakers move to Grand Valley 

President Thomas J. Haas, his wife, Marcia, and hundreds of alumni, students, faculty and staff members helped more than 6,000 students move onto the Allendale and Pew Grand Rapids campuses. 

Aug 23, 2018

GVSU president, alumni to help thousands move to campus 

President Haas and his wife, Marcia Haas, will serve ice cream to families and new students on Wednesday, August 22, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. by Kleiner Commons on the Allendale Campus.

Aug 16, 2018