Articles by Michele Coffill

GVSU recruiter in India able to give first-hand knowledge of university to prospective students

College recruiters are known for covering a lot of distance but Kirthi Kondapalli could win all bragging rights.

Oct 21, 2021


Seventh campus climate survey will open in mid-November

Students, faculty and staff members will be invited to participate in Grand Valley's seventh campus climate survey when it is operational from November 17-December 1.

Oct 14, 2021


Mantella op-ed: Colleges, universities need to provide better services for veterans

President Philomena V. Mantella called on colleges and universities to provide better support for veterans who enroll after leaving the military.

Oct 13, 2021


Enrollment in accelerated degree program increases by more than 70 percent

Enrollment in a unique, accelerated degree completion program for adult learners rose 72 percent over last year.

Oct 12, 2021


GVSU graduate helping hundreds of Afghan refugees transition to area

The 2014 graduate understands the journey ahead for Afghans; he was once a refugee.

Oct 8, 2021


GVSU mourns the death of former GVU Foundation president

John Edison, former president of the Grand Valley University Foundation, died September 30.

Oct 1, 2021


Virtual exchanges allow students to gain language, global competency skills

Grand Valley students are learning about global cultures and speaking another language by connecting virtually with peers around the world.

Sep 30, 2021


Recruitment season: Admissions staff remains flexible to meet needs of prospective students

Admissions staff members will continue to face uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic when planning traditional high school visits.

Sep 29, 2021


Conference at GVSU for Latino youth focuses on building college-going culture

More than 1,000 Latino youth from across Michigan are expected to attend ALSAME, a conference sponsored by a consortium of higher education admissions officers.

Sep 28, 2021


GVSU again earns national recognition for committing to diversity, inclusion

This marks the fourth time GVSU has earned the HEED Award, also receiving it in 2020, 2019 and 2012.

Sep 21, 2021