Articles by Michele Coffill

Facing teacher shortage, TRIO program focuses on recruiting, preparing future educators

As the nation faces a teacher shortage, the program focuses on recruiting and preparing students who would be future educators.

Jul 30, 2021

Johnson named head coach for Laker volleyball

Johnson replaces longtime Laker head coach Deanne Scanlon, who retired as the program's winningest coach.

Jul 27, 2021

Faculty and staff sketches

Among the accolades are a student organization that earned 'Best in Show,' and faculty member recognized for service to a professional association.

Jul 26, 2021

Library Scholars say summer research projects enhance their own skills, help peers discover resources

Library Scholars earn a stipend to work for 12 weeks with a library faculty mentor on a research project.

Jul 23, 2021

Campus community members named to search committee for next provost

A campus committee has been established to guide the search for a provost, supported by consultants from Storbeck Search.

Jul 19, 2021

Mantella joins national alliance; signs letter to Congress urging help for immigrant students

President Mantella is a new steering committee member for the Presidents' Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration.

Jul 19, 2021

Record number of middle school students participate in health explorations camp

A record 100 middle school students from Grand Haven to Detroit participated in the 12th annual sHaPe Camp.

Jul 19, 2021

Grand Valley mourns death of former GVU Foundation director, dedicated philanthropist

Leaders at Grand Valley are mourning the death of Joyce Wisner, a second-generation philanthropist and generous university supporter.

Jul 15, 2021

Back on campus: TRIO Upward Bound wraps summer program, sees scholarship success

After a year of connecting virtually, TRIO Upward Bound staff members were excited to welcome students on campus for five weeks of summer programming.

Jul 15, 2021

Wrestling plays important role during recovery for GVSU graduate, hall of famer who survived skydiving accident

Gary Chopp was inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and received the organization's Medal of Courage.

Jul 13, 2021