COVID-19 Call Center volunteers provide compassion, empathy, resources

More than 35 volunteer faculty and staff members have listened empathetically and offered resources to hundreds of students, parents and supporters who have called the GVSU COVID-19 Call Center.

Sep 22, 2020


Dr. David Burkard watches track and field practice under an order from Ottawa County.

Volunteer physicians monitor Laker team practices under Ottawa County order

Laker student athletes are able to continue practicing under the "Staying in Place" order, thanks to a volunteer corps of area physicians.

Sep 21, 2020

Computer screen showing self-assessment.

Financial incentive announced for students who complete self-assessment through the Fall semester

Starting September 18, students who complete their self-assessment every day, including weekends, for the rest of the semester will earn $200 toward the Winter 2021 semester. Students who will be graduating after the Fall semester will be rewarded for this semester in January 2021.

Sep 19, 2020


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


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


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