Office of Multicultural Affairs
GVSU commitment to Latino student success transfers successfully to other populations
Model uses a three-pronged approach to elevate student success: data, practice and leadership.
Mar 13, 2023
Q&A: Alisha Davis
Recently appointed the assistant vice president for the social justice centers and director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs, Davis shares how she focuses on supporting marginalized students and creating a sense of belonging on campus.
Feb 13, 2023
GVSU in photos, January 2023: A march of silence and reverence, colorful inflatable art and a rare January sunbeam
See the images that caught our eye in the last month.
Feb 1, 2023
GVSU to celebrate Black History Month with events throughout February, March
Grand Valley's Office of Multicultural Affairs will host an array of educational events allowing students to connect with Black student groups and organizations.
Jan 30, 2023
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
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
Mantella among authors of letter to Congress urging permanent protection for DACA students
President Philomena V. Mantella and other university presidents sent a letter to Congress, urging members to pass bipartisan legislation before the end of the year to protect DACA recipients and Dreamers.
Dec 1, 2022
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