Inclusion

Olympic gold medalist sees historic win as a catalyst to give back, honor Indigenous traditions

From Olympic gold medalist to nonprofit founder and spokesperson, Mills' message continues to inspire indigenous athletes like himself.

Nov 18, 2022


Teach-In celebrates 10 years of raising awareness through collaborative sessions

The 10th Teach-In, with more than 30 sessions under the umbrella of "Power, Privilege and Difficult Dialogues," will offer two days of education on November 9-10 in Allendale and Grand Rapids.

Nov 2, 2022


HBCU students from consortium tour campuses, learn about graduate programs

More than 30 students, faculty and administrators from Historically Black Colleges and Universities toured the Allendale and Pew Grand Rapids campuses to learn more about Grand Valley's graduate degree programs.

Nov 1, 2022


Assistant Secretary of the Interior sees move toward honesty as path to more equitable opportunity for Native Americans

Top Indian Affairs official addresses GVSU about the future of schooling for Indigenous communities.

Oct 31, 2022


GVSU receives grants to establish two TRIO Upward Bound Math-Science programs in Detroit, Wyoming

Grand Valley is proving its commitment to increasing access to education with the addition of two TRIO Upward Bound Math-Science programs to serve high school students in Wyoming and Detroit, helping them to strengthen their STEM skills.

Oct 31, 2022


Summer program is bridge to success for Oliver Wilson Scholars

Nearly 100 first-year students who participate in the Oliver Wilson Scholars program are off to a solid academic year after spending six weeks on campus in the summer, taking classes and learning to navigate university resources.

Oct 17, 2022


New supplier diversity program focuses on alumni entrepreneurs

Products from a local cold-brew coffee company will be available on campus thanks to a new supplier diversity program focused on Grand Valley alumni entrepreneurs.

Oct 10, 2022


Next Talking Together event focuses on how voters with opposing views can feel heard, understand each other

Participants at the next event in the Talking Together initiative will enjoy a meal together and watch a film showing people with opposing political views sharing their experiences and learning from each other.

Oct 6, 2022


Bernal named to Crain's list of LGBTQ leaders

Jesse Bernal, chief of staff to the president and vice president for Inclusion and Equity, was named a 2022 Notable LGBTQ Business Leader by Crain's Detroit Business.

Oct 5, 2022


Igniting action: Institute's facilitators will enhance, lead meaningful campus DEI work

The Inclusion and Equity Institute has expanded its offerings and now serves as an umbrella for DEI work being done on campus.

Oct 4, 2022