Laker Life

Grand Valley community to honor 20th anniversary of 9/11

Grand Valley community members will reflect on the 20 year anniversary of 9/11 with a flag memorial and events at the first football game.

Sep 8, 2021


GVSU in photos, August 2021: Beginnings, goodbyes and a wooden shoe regatta

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

Sep 1, 2021


Beach cleanup encourages community service from Grand Valley students

Dozens of Grand Valley students participated in the Community Service Learning Center's beach cleanup event August 28 at Grand Haven State Park.

Aug 31, 2021


What fans should know about the Lakers' 2021 football season

The start of Grand Valley's 50th season of football will have to wait following the announcement the September 4 game with Edinboro is canceled due to COVID-19 protocols within the Edinboro program.

Aug 30, 2021


Convocation speakers encourage students to find their communities, begin strong journeys

New and returning students were welcomed to the 2021-2022 academic year by Convocation speakers who also lent advice, gave messages of support and asked questions.

Aug 27, 2021


New students participating in Laker Connections find immediate communities

Hundreds of diverse students who participated in Laker Connection orientations immediately found communities on campus.

Aug 26, 2021


New Pew Campus living-learning communities welcome first students

Students who moved into the new Living-Learning Communities on the Pew Grand Rapids Campus August 25 were exactly where they wanted to be: downtown.

Aug 25, 2021


Grand Valley community welcomes more than 5,200 Lakers to campus

Thousands of students are moving to campus this week, meeting their roommates and hanging decorations.

Aug 23, 2021


Koda Chronicles: New police canine gets acquainted with campus, meets fellow Lakers

Koda, a new member of the Grand Valley Police Department, spent the day meeting fellow Lakers and getting hugs and scratches behind the ear from students as they moved into living centers on the Allendale Campus.

Aug 23, 2021