Office of Student Life

Laker Family Appreciation Weekend Begins October 8

The Laker Family Appreciation Weekend, October 8-10, offers many in-person events for students and their supporters

Sep 28, 2021



Stem cell donation leads to advocacy for student

Annabelle Kopcan, a senior who is majoring in speech language pathology, went way out of her comfort zone to save the life of a stranger.

Jun 15, 2021


GVSU at 60: New retirees brought creative ideas, leadership, connections to campus

Many people who will retire at the end of the academic year have years of service that span a good portion of the university's 60 years.

May 17, 2021


Laker Graduation Celebration in photos: Relive a day to remember for graduates

The images tell the story of what it means to graduates and their loved ones to earn a degree.

May 4, 2021



More than 3,000 earn degrees, congratulations during virtual commencement

Grand Valley's top leaders congratulated more than 3,000 winter semester graduates during a virtual commencement ceremony April 30.

Apr 30, 2021


Winter semester graduates will be honored at ceremony, celebration

More than 3,030 students have qualified to participate in Grand Valley's Winter Semester Commencement ceremony.

Apr 27, 2021


Faculty and staff sketches

Faculty and staff members who earned accolades and student media awards are listed.

Apr 12, 2021


Student Senate highlights successes during virtual State of the Student Body address

President Philomena V. Mantella joined students, faculty and staff members for the March 25 address, which was held virtually.

Mar 26, 2021