Office of Multicultural Affairs
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
GVSU again recognized nationally for its commitment to Latino student success
Grand Valley was among 15 national higher education institutions to be recognized for its commitment to Latino student success during a September 30 ceremony.
Sep 30, 2022
Teaching Lodge on campus provides space for Native students
Students, faculty and alumni worked collaboratively with community members to build a traditional Native teaching lodge on Grand Valley's campus, the first lodge built on public university land in Michigan.
Aug 8, 2022
GVSU to celebrate life of Cesar Chavez
The Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Latino Student Union have collaborated to host two local non-profit organizations for a panel discussion to share information with students about the work they do and how students can get involved.
Mar 28, 2022
GVSU to celebrate Black History Month with multiple events, presentations throughout February
Grand Valley's Office of Multicultural Affairs will host events throughout the month of February in celebration of Black History Month.
Jan 26, 2022
'Hispanic Heritage Month means connection': Students reflect on month-long celebration
Students discuss what Hispanic Heritage Month means to them.
Oct 15, 2021
New students participating in Laker Connections find immediate communities
Hundreds of diverse students who participated in Laker Connection orientations immediately found communities on campus.
Aug 26, 2021
Annual event celebrates legacy of Cesar Chavez
This year's theme highlights unity with a focus on lifting others out of the pandemic
Mar 26, 2021
Black History Month events aid in desire for connection, understanding
The celebration of Black History Month on campus looked different in February than in previous years but the desire for community and understanding remained.
Feb 24, 2021