Integrative Studies

Teaching Lodge on campus provides space for Native students

Students, faculty and alumni worked collaboratively with community members to build a traditional Native teaching lodge on Grand Valley's campus, the first lodge built on public university land in Michigan.

Aug 8, 2022


Local scholarship makes it possible for working adult to continue degree progress at GVSU

The Ludington Writers made its scholarship, once only for high school seniors, available for all ages.

May 19, 2022


For internship project, Traverse City student creates inclusive week at elementary school

More than checking a box for degree completion, Darla Eimers wanted to expose students to cultures other than their own.

Dec 10, 2021


Enrollment in accelerated degree program increases by more than 70 percent

Enrollment in a unique, accelerated degree completion program for adult learners rose 72 percent over last year.

Oct 12, 2021


Traverse City alumni say NMC University Center is benefit to northern Michigan

The University Center at Northwestern Michigan College is celebrating its 25th anniversary.

Jun 7, 2021


Faculty and staff sketches

Faculty and staff members who published articles, gave presentations or interviews, and received grants are listed.

May 26, 2021


Faculty member interviewed by NPR about how Asian adoptees struggle with anti-Asian racism

Kimberly McKee was interviewed for a story about Asian adoptees struggling to process the mass shootings and murders of eight people at Asian massage parlors in Atlanta.

Mar 29, 2021


Design thinking classes partner with Founders to create new beer

In March, beer aficionados can sip a new brew crafted by Grand Valley students who, because of the pandemic, barely stepped foot inside a brewery.

Jan 12, 2021


Students enrolled in accelerated degree program want bachelor's degree for job security

In this most unusual of academic years, more than 150 adult students have committed to pursuing a bachelor's degree through Grand Valley's new accelerated, online program.

Nov 20, 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