Laker Life

Operation United: Student veterans, Student Affairs staff volunteer time to improve veteran's yard

The project was part of the Heart of West Michigan United Way's Operation United, an annual event that mobilizes volunteers to assist veterans and active military families with house or yard projects.

May 10, 2024

GVSU in photos, April 2024: Celebrating Lakers for a Lifetime

See the images that caught our eye in the last month.

May 1, 2024

Fellows honored at Cook Leadership Academy celebration

The Peter C. Cook Leadership Academy celebrated the Winter 2024 cohort of 44 fellows during a ceremony at the DeVos Center on the Pew Grand Rapids Campus.

Apr 26, 2024

Over 3,100 students to participate in Commencement ceremonies, Timothy Shriver to give Commencement address

Grand Valley's three ceremonies will take place in Van Andel Arena on April 26 & 27. Timothy Shriver, chair of Special Olympics International, will be the guest speaker at the Friday evening and Saturday morning ceremonies.

Apr 23, 2024

Laker Dance and Cheer teams claim national championships

The teams brought back a combined six national titles, in addition to other accolades.

Apr 18, 2024

Commencement stories: Graduates reflect on their time as Lakers

Five Lakers share how GVSU helped launch their futures.

Apr 18, 2024

GVSU in photos: Solar eclipse viewing event draws more than 1,000

The Physics Department hosted the gathering outside Kirkhof Center.

Apr 8, 2024

GVSU community celebrates life of César Chávez

In honor of César Chávez Day, GVSU’s Office of Multicultural Affairs celebrated alongside students, faculty and staff to honor the life and work of Mexican American activist César Chávez.

Mar 22, 2024