Movement Science

Scholarship fund created in memory of longtime athletic trainer, graduate

Daniel Chappell was a dedicated mentor to Grand Valley athletic training students. He worked for decades with student athletes at a West Michigan high school.

Aug 21, 2020

Advanced technology or technology doping? GVSU expert's research key part of running shoe debate ahead of Olympics

The research of Kyle Barnes, assistant professor of exercise science, has been widely referenced.

Feb 20, 2020

Graduate receives award for saving life of high school hockey player

Eric Schwab, an athletic trainer, restored the pulse of a teen who collapsed at hockey practice.

Feb 12, 2020

Student Success Network expands three-fold based on good results

Following good results from the pilot year, the Student Success Network has expanded to include all first-year students.

Feb 10, 2020

Athletic training students endow scholarship

Students who are majoring in athletic training have raised money to give back to students by endowing a scholarship.

Jan 27, 2020

Second coat drive underway

Organizers are seeking new or gently used winter coats to give to students in need.

Nov 27, 2019

SSN pilot year shows successes, organizers say

Organizers of the Student Success Network are pleased with the pilot year of the program aimed at connecting first-year students with faculty partners to ease the transition to living and learning at Grand Valley.

Mar 11, 2019

Life EMS helps design simulation for health professions students

More than 30 students who are majoring in nursing, health professions or athletic training participated in an interdisciplinary simulation with Life EMS paramedics at Raleigh J. Finkelstein Hall February 19.

Feb 26, 2019

Professor named Mentor of the Year by national organization

Ingrid Johnson, associate professor of physical education, has received recognition for providing advising and mentorship to students and alumni both in and out of the classroom. Johnson has been named Mentor of the Year by the Society of Health and Physical Educators. She is being recognized for her mentoring strategies, which include supporting students with job searching, teaching classes for alumni, sharing professional insights, and more.

Feb 7, 2019

New, gently used coats will support students

More than 100 coats have been collected in the ongoing drive to support Grand Valley students who need a winter coat.

Jan 25, 2019