Back in the classroom, Haas enjoys teaching remotely

Two of Grand Valley's colleges can lay claim to having a former university president among the faculty members who are teaching classes in the fall semester.

Sep 18, 2020


President Philomena V. Mantella with student veterans.

Student veterans receive support while navigating COVID-19, honor President Mantella

Cameron Zbikowski said he chose Grand Valley because of its affordability and excellent reputation for supporting military students. He said he is especially grateful to be a Laker in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sep 18, 2020

Test swab of a COVID-19 test.

Virus Action Team update: Number of COVID-19 cases within GVSU community trending down; Staying in Place order takes effect

The number of positive COVID-19 cases within the Grand Valley community has trended down for the last couple of days after leveling off last week. In spite of this recent trend, the overall positive numbers for Grand Valley since the opening of the Fall semester have been concerning to both university community members and public health officials.

Sep 17, 2020


Johnson Center names new W.K. Kellogg Community Philanthropy Chair

The Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy has named a new W.K. Kellogg Community Philanthropy Chair. This position, the nation's first endowed chair focused on community philanthropy, was established at the Johnson Center in 2015.

Sep 17, 2020


Making Waves: GVSU faculty members working to address global water cleanliness

Their work is aimed at both improving drinking water for citizens and highlighting difficulties in finding it.

Sep 17, 2020



Charter Schools Office to host new equity in education webinar series

Grand Valley's Charter Schools Office will begin a new professional education webinar series aimed at helping teachers and administrators combat inequities in public education.

Sep 15, 2020


Flu vaccination clinics scheduled, appointments required

The GVSU Family Health Center will staff multiple flu vaccination clinics for the campus community beginning October 1 and will take appointments to fill slots.

Sep 15, 2020


GVSU named a Top Midwest University, Best Value, Most Innovative by U.S. News & World Report

Grand Valley State University has again been named a top university in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report. In the "2021 Best Colleges" rankings, Grand Valley is ranked third overall for Top Public Regional Universities in the Midwest and eighth for Most Innovative Schools in the Midwest.

Sep 14, 2020


GVSU recreation and athletic facilities reopen doors after months-long closure

Some of Grand Valley's athletic and recreation facilities reopened their doors Monday, Sept. 14 after equipment was left unused for months.

Sep 14, 2020