Multicultural Affairs

Today: GVSU students holding vigil for synagogue shooting victims 

The vigil, organized by the Grand Valley Hillel Chapter and Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity, will start at 7:15 p.m. at the Cook Carillon Tower on the Allendale Campus.

Oct 29, 2018


Bernal receives award at Hispanic gala

Jesse Bernal, vice president for Inclusion and Equity, received the Aguila Award at the 14th annual César E. Chávez Hispanic Excellence Scholarship and Community Awards Gala, held October 25 in Grand Rapids.

Oct 29, 2018


GVSU events to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

The Office of Multicultural Affairs will host a series of cultural events for its annual Hispanic Heritage celebration, including lectures, celebrations and more. 

Oct 9, 2018


Events will celebrate Native American heritage

The events include lectures and performances with the goal of spreading awareness of Native American culture and current issues.

Oct 4, 2018


Challenge Scholars experience college life

Students from Grand Rapids got a glimpse into the life of a college student at a new summer camp.

Jun 14, 2018


Grand Valley to host 20th annual pow wow

The 20th annual Celebrating All Walks of Life Pow Wow will take place April 7-8 in the Fieldhouse.

Apr 2, 2018


GVSU events celebrate Black History Month

African American traditions, activism through sports and a celebration of art will be featured throughout the month of February to celebrate Black History Month at Grand Valley State University.

Jan 26, 2018


Native American actor to discuss empowerment

A member of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma who is an actor and entrepreneur will give a presentation November 8 as part of the Professionals of Color Lecture Series.

Oct 31, 2017


Native American celebration features traditions, guest speakers

The annual celebration will feature guest lecturers who will discuss issues such as Standing Rock and the preservation of Native American Historical Landmarks.

Oct 5, 2017


First woman surgeon general to discuss Hispanic heritage

Antonia Novello became the 14th surgeon general in 1990 when she was sworn in by Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor.

Sep 21, 2017