Articles by Michele Coffill

Pathways to GVSU program grows with addition of Battle Creek Public Schools

It's the first public school district to join the Eighth Grade Pathways to GVSU Program.

May 30, 2024


Financial institutions invest time, funds in TRIO Upward Bound seniors

Mercantile Bank and Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis have committed $25,000 annually for three years for seniors participating in a Money Masters program.

May 23, 2024


Three faculty earn Fulbright Scholar, Specialist awards

Joel Stillerman will spend a semester at Universidad Central de Chile; Jeffrey Kelly Lowenstein and Ranelle Brew each received specialist awards for short-term assignments.

May 21, 2024


Born named interim dean of Padnos College of Engineering

Tim Born arrived at Grand Valley in 2013. He will serve as interim dean effective June 1, when founding dean Paul Plotkowski retires.

May 14, 2024


Operation United: Student veterans, Student Affairs staff volunteer time to improve veteran's yard

The project was part of the Heart of West Michigan United Way's Operation United, an annual event that mobilizes volunteers to assist veterans and active military families with house or yard projects.

May 10, 2024



Game Changers: Women-only esports team does well in premiere competition

The Laker Esports Center has intentionally hosted women-only game nights and recruited women and students from diverse genders to play on teams.

Apr 30, 2024


New dean of nursing at GVSU will bring extensive leadership, research experience

Provost Fatma Mili announced the appointment of Linda Lewandowski as the new dean of the Kirkhof College of Nursing, effective July 6.

Apr 25, 2024


GVSU will host third annual Black Boys and Men National Symposium

Keynote speakers and featured presenters are announced for the June 12-14 symposium, held at the Amway Grand Plaza.

Apr 22, 2024


Why do teachers stay? CECI programs show success in retention for early-career teachers

Two mentoring programs from CECI are proving to be valuable tactics in retaining young teachers in Battle Creek Public Schools.

Apr 17, 2024