Articles by Michele Coffill

Wallace weaves personal history into MLK keynote presentation

Jerry Wallace, '09, is the president of Danville Community College in Virginia.

Jan 18, 2023


MLK keynote speaker: 'The trouble is us, we are serpents in the garden'

Americans are so divided and divisive, Eddie Glaude Jr. said on the first day of Grand Valley's Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Commemoration Week, their "elbows rub but their hearts are apart."

Jan 17, 2023


Graduate fellowship program extends to former HBCU students

Graduate students who joined the university through a pipeline program are now contributing to the West Michigan talent pool.

Jan 12, 2023


Campus Life Night will feature 300+ opportunities for students to connect

With 400 groups and clubs on campus, including one dedicated to Taylor Swift, there's something for every student.

Jan 11, 2023


Faculty member named to new position to oversee social justice centers, lead OMA

Alisha Davis will serve as assistant vice president for the Social Justice Centers and director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs.

Jan 9, 2023


Slate of campus events planned to commemorate legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Events include three keynote speakers, a silent march on campus and a day of service.

Jan 9, 2023


GVSU roots spark successful businesses for alumni couple

In a city known for its breweries, two alumni brought something new to Grand Rapids, an accessible wine and jazz bar that will soon celebrate its second anniversary.

Dec 19, 2022


Simulation Center earns accreditation status

Grand Valley's Interprofessional Simulation Center was accredited for the first time by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare.

Dec 12, 2022


Graduate set eyes on nursing career early with focus to help community

Alejandra Salinas is earning a bachelor's degree in nursing.

Dec 6, 2022


New endowed professor will focus on role civil discourse can play in polarization

Greg Warsen, assistant professor of educational leadership, was selected as the new Padnos/Sarosik endowed professor of civil discourse.

Dec 5, 2022