Articles by Mary Eilleen Lyon

Mantella, 3 other GVSU presidents condemn violence in Washington, will host roundtable for campus community

President Philomena V. Mantella and the other three living GVSU presidents react to the violence in Washington and introduce a Presidential Roundtable series.

Jan 13, 2021


A message from President Philomena V. Mantella

No matter where we as Americans fall on the political spectrum, we must condemn the violence that shook our nationýs capital and our personal psyches.

Jan 7, 2021


Governor appoints two attorneys, alumnae to GVSU Board of Trustees

Noreen K. Myers, an attorney in private practice from East Grand Rapids, and Mikyia S. Aaron, a labor attorney from Detroit, may live in different regions of the state, but they are both GVSU alumni who say they have a passion for Lakers and the universityýs future.

Dec 28, 2020


GVSU sets agenda for new strategic plan, passes budget

President Philomena V. Mantella outlined the Reach Higher 2025 strategy development process and timeline.

Nov 6, 2020


GVSU boosts financial aid by 13%, plans for fall

President Mantella outlined preparations during the June 22 Board of Trustees meeting.

Jun 22, 2020


A message from President Philomena V. Mantella

President Philomena V. Mantella sent a message to the campus community June 17, 2020, addressing racial and social injustice.

Jun 17, 2020


GVSU names new chief digital officer

Grand Valley President Philomena V. Mantella has announced the selection of Milos Topic, Ph.D., as vice president and chief digital officer.

Jun 10, 2020


GVSU holds historic virtual Board of Trustees meeting

The Grand Valley State University Board of Trustees held its April 24 meeting virtually because of the "Stay Home, Stay Safe" order in Michigan.

Apr 24, 2020


GVSU names new vice president for Enrollment Development

Grand Valley State University has named B. Donta Truss as its new vice president for Enrollment Development.

Apr 24, 2020


For the safety of the GVSU community, classes are canceled March 12-15 and GVSU will convert to remote teaching beginning March 16-29.

Our top priority is the health and safety of the Grand Valley State University community. Because the COVID-19 virus has spread to Oakland and Wayne counties in Michigan, Grand Valley will cancel classes March 12 -15. The university will convert to remote teaching beginning March 16, at least through March 29.

Mar 11, 2020