Laker Life

Lakers hosting NCAA Division II track and field championships

The men's track and field team looks to defend its national title as the 2022 NCAA Division II Men's and Women's Outdoor Track and Field Championships begin on May 26.

May 24, 2022


Joey Simcoe named as men's wrestling head coach

Simcoe will lead the Lakers after spending 11 seasons as the head wrestling coach at Tiffin University, where he guided two wrestlers to NCAA Division II national titles and coached 15 All-Americans.

May 23, 2022


Farmers Market to return to GVSU following a two-year hiatus

After a two-year pause, the GVSU Farmers Market will return on June 8. The full market will be held once a month in parking lot G on the Allendale Campus and is co-hosted by the Office of Sustainability Practices and Human Resources.

May 23, 2022


Websites rank The Meadows among top college golf courses in the country

Tee times at The Meadows at Grand Valley State University may be a little harder to reserve this season after the golf course was ranked among the nation's top university courses.

May 17, 2022


GVSU team part of community effort to help military veterans and families with home improvements

They were volunteering as part of Operation United, an effort by Heart of West Michigan United Way.

May 13, 2022


Katie Hultin announced as new women's soccer head coach

Hultin will lead a Lakers team which won its seventh NCAA national championship in December and is widely regarded as one of the top NCAA Division II programs in the nation.

May 12, 2022


Lakers Dance Team wins national championships, goes viral on social media

Grand Valley won two national titles thanks to the help of a celebrity choreographer while a video of its performance has drawn more than 1.7 million views on TikTok.

May 12, 2022



GVSU Winter Class of 2022 recognized at Commencement ceremonies held at Van Andel Arena

Grand Valley's academic leaders congratulated the nearly 3,150 Winter semester graduates who walked in the Commencement ceremonies on April 29-30.

Apr 30, 2022


Past, present & future: Winter '22 graduates reflect on their personal journeys

Two upcoming graduates reflect on how their personal journeys got them to where they are now, and what lies ahead during this exciting time in their lives.

Apr 26, 2022