Artful problem solving: VMA ensures students sidelined by COVID-19 receive needed art supplies

Staff and faculty members are dropping off or mailing materials to keep students connected with classes.

Sep 30, 2020


Cari Bellicini is in a white medical coat holding a plastic heart model

Serendipitous elevator meeting helps shape future for recent northern Michigan graduate

A chance meeting in an elevator in northern Michigan helped shape a new graduate's career in health care.

Sep 30, 2020

Student wearing a mask.

GVSU Laker Store donates more than $2,550 from mask sales to Student Support Fund

The Student Support Fund, administered by Financial Aid, provides funding to GVSU students who face extreme financial circumstances from situations like accidents, illness, loss of employment, loss of other income or support, or death of a family member.

Sep 29, 2020


Virtual, self-guided workshops from GVSU Counseling Center offer resources for students

To help Grand Valley students with challenges that come from a new academic year and the ongoing pandemic, Grand Valley's University Counseling Center has developed a series of virtual workshops.

Sep 29, 2020


KCON receives grant to integrate behavioral health, primary care services for vulnerable populations

A $500,000 grant from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund allows KCON to offer a unique model of integrated behavioral health and primary care to a vulnerable population in Grand Rapids.

Sep 29, 2020


GVSU named one of 'America's 100 Best College Buys' for 25 consecutive years

For the 25th year in a row, Grand Valley State University has been named one of America's 100 Best College Buys by Institutional Research and Evaluation, Inc. (IR&E) in Georgia.

Sep 28, 2020


Virtual 'Work Like a Laker' conference includes Fall 2020 Career & Internship Fair

The Work Like a Laker conference, hosted by the Career Center, begins October 1 and includes GVSUĆ½s Fall Career and Internship Fair on October 15.

Sep 28, 2020


Presenters at virtual DeVos Medical Ethics Colloquy will discuss futile treatment

Presenters at the October 5 DeVos Medical Ethics Colloquy will discuss the continuation of medical care that would be unlikely to produce significant benefits for a patient.

Sep 28, 2020


High school students gain work experience, math skills as GVSU consultants during summer jobs

Eight West Michigan high school students learned more about college and gained work experience as consultants to President Philomena V. Mantella through a City of Grand Rapids summer program.

Sep 28, 2020


Mantella op-ed: Fight for in-person classes crucial for all learners

President Mantella wrote higher education's battle to maintain face-to-face learning, while following all public health guidance, is a struggle worth fighting for, especially if it improves success for those who have to fight just to gain access to our doors.

Sep 27, 2020