Articles by Mary Eilleen Lyon

BHSH System and GVSU break new ground to tackle nursing shortage

Leaders have announced the creation of the BHSH Spectrum Health West Michigan Nurse Scholar program.

Apr 12, 2022


GVSU selects Behler as next vice president

Behler will begin the new role on July 1.

Apr 11, 2022


V.P. McLogan retiring in June

McLogan arrived at GVSU in 1987.

Apr 7, 2022


Mantella: Increase investment in educated workforce

President Mantella wrote a commentary published in Bridge, saying Michigan must invest in public education to attract new jobs and win in the new economy.

Feb 25, 2022


GVSU sets direction for future

The university's Board of Trustees voted to approve the Reach Higher 2025 strategic plan.

Feb 18, 2022


GVSU appoints new chief academic officer

President Philomena V. Mantella announced the appointment of Fatma Mili as the next provost and executive vice president for Academic Affairs of the university.

Feb 15, 2022


GVSU names inaugural vice president for Student Affairs

President Philomena V. Mantella announced the university has appointed Jennifer Hall-Jones as Grand Valley's first vice president for Student Affairs. Hall-Jones is currently the interim vice president for Student Affairs at Ohio University.

Dec 14, 2021


GVSU president named one of Crain's most influential women in Michigan

Mantella was chosen for her leadership role at a major university and because GVSU has expanded and grown in prominence under her leadership.

Nov 8, 2021


GVSU announces gift to transform lives of talented first-generation students

President Philomena V. Mantella announced a gift to create a scholarship program designed to give access and a full-ride scholarship to underserved students who participate in a unique summer program and national pitch event.

Oct 20, 2021


GVSU health and safety plan update

In an email to the campus community, President Philomena V. Mantella said the Laker health and safety plan for Fall semester continues to be successful.

Sep 29, 2021