Multicultural Affairs

Grand Valley hosts 23rd annual "Celebrating All Walks of Life" Pow Wow

The annual two-day event, a collaboration between multiple Grand Valley departments and community members, is a celebration of culture through ceremony, song, dance, feasting and socializing.

Apr 13, 2024

New space gives Native American students a place to host events, build community

As Grand Valley begins Native American Heritage Month celebrations, Native students have a new space to find community.

Sep 26, 2023

Grand Valley's 22nd annual Pow wow held to celebrate Native American heritage

The "Celebrating all walks of life" Pow wow was held in person for the first time since 2019 and included a number of traditional Native American songs and dances.

Apr 18, 2023

Olympic gold medalist sees historic win as a catalyst to give back, honor Indigenous traditions

From Olympic gold medalist to nonprofit founder and spokesperson, Mills' message continues to inspire indigenous athletes like himself.

Nov 18, 2022

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