Laker Life



Graduate overcomes homeland's civil war, political unrest to earn degree

Haak Betiem is earning a graduate degree in health administration.

Dec 6, 2022


Graduate set eyes on nursing career early with focus to help community

Alejandra Salinas is earning a bachelor's degree in nursing.

Dec 6, 2022


Grand Valley football faces rival Ferris State in NCAA playoffs

The No. 1 Grand Valley football team meets its biggest rival, No. 5 Ferris State, in the NCAA Division II quarterfinals at 1 p.m. on December 3 at Lubbers Stadium. A trip to the NCAA semifinals awaits the winner.

Dec 1, 2022



CARE team connects students with mental health resources

GVSU's CARE team saw a 33% increase in student referrals during the 2021-22 school year. Top reasons for referrals included mental health, medical, personal wellbeing/safety and family concerns.

Nov 28, 2022


No. 1 Grand Valley football faces No. 8 Northwest Missouri State in NCAA playoffs

After a first-round bye in the NCAA playoffs, the No. 1 Grand Valley football team welcomes No. 8 Northwest Missouri State to Lubbers Stadium for the second-round game at 1 p.m. on November 26.

Nov 24, 2022


GVSU named an ALL IN Most Engaged Campus for College Student Voting

GVSU was recognized for its efforts to increase nonpartisan democratic engagement in the 2022 election.

Nov 21, 2022


GVSU women's soccer, cross country focused on NCAA Midwest Regionals

Grand Valley women's soccer meets rival Ferris State in the NCAA Midwest Regional Championship while the men's and women's cross country teams begin their quests for NCAA championships.

Nov 17, 2022