Articles by Michele Coffill

Faculty and staff sketches

Faculty and staff members who have given virtual presentations, interviews or had their research published are detailed.

Jan 25, 2021


Provost names acting dean for KCON

Lola Coke has been appointed as acting dean of the Kirkhof College of Nursing, taking over leadership of the college as Cynthia McCurren accepted a role as dean of nursing for the University of Michigan-Flint.

Jan 21, 2021


GVSU mourns the death of longtime university supporter

Mary Ann Keeler, one of Grand Valley's founders and a longtime supporter of the university, died on January 14. She was 95.

Jan 19, 2021


White House correspondent delivers message of 'moving forward' during community MLK event

On the same day National Guard troops surrounded the nation's Capitol building following a siege, a White House correspondent gave a message of hope as she reflected on the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Jan 18, 2021


GVSU ranks sixth nationally for number of students who study abroad

Grand Valley was ranked sixth nationally in its category for the number of students who studied abroad in 2018-2019, according to the Institute of International Education.

Jan 14, 2021


White House correspondent to deliver keynote address at virtual MLK event

GVSU, GRCC and Davenport University have partnered to bring this event to the West Michigan community.

Jan 13, 2021


Design thinking classes partner with Founders to create new beer

In March, beer aficionados can sip a new brew crafted by Grand Valley students who, because of the pandemic, barely stepped foot inside a brewery.

Jan 12, 2021


University policy update shifts to remote status during severe weather

The updated policy now includes details on four classifications of operation: open, remote, classes canceled, or closed

Jan 11, 2021


GVSU researchers find mental health outcomes for Michigan residents worsens despite more access to health insurance

Faculty researchers from the Seidman College of Business found more Michiganders have access to health care and health insurance, yet mental health outcomes for residents have worsened.

Jan 8, 2021


Campus Safety Task Force report gives opportunity for GVPD feedback

The number of informal complaints and internal investigations made against Grand Valley Police Department officers has greatly decreased since 2017, according to a report from the Campus Safety Task Force.

Jan 6, 2021