Office of the President

White House correspondent delivers message of 'moving forward' during community MLK event

On the same day National Guard troops surrounded the nation's Capitol building following a siege, a White House correspondent gave a message of hope as she reflected on the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Jan 18, 2021


Mantella, 3 other GVSU presidents condemn violence in Washington, will host roundtable for campus community

President Philomena V. Mantella and the other three living GVSU presidents react to the violence in Washington and introduce a Presidential Roundtable series.

Jan 13, 2021


A message from President Philomena V. Mantella

No matter where we as Americans fall on the political spectrum, we must condemn the violence that shook our nationýs capital and our personal psyches.

Jan 7, 2021


Vigil planned in memory of student as President Mantella addresses a mourning community

The vigil is planned for December 16 at the Cook Carillon Tower on the Allendale Campus.

Dec 15, 2020


Prepared for the next journey: Virtual graduate celebration recognizes class of 2020

More than 1,800 Grand Valley students were recognized during a virtual graduate celebration held on the universityýs Facebook page and YouTube channel.

Dec 11, 2020


Award-winning journalist will give virtual address during annual MLK commemoration event

GVSU has partnered with GRCC and Davenport University to bring Yamiche Alcindor's presentation to the West Michigan community.

Dec 9, 2020


TRIO programs built to support first-generation students show high retention rates

TRIO is one example of how Grand Valley supports first-generation students.

Dec 8, 2020


Faculty, staff discuss mission and values during Reach Higher 2025 huddles

President Philomena V. Mantella listened and engaged with faculty and staff members December 3 during two virtual huddles continuing the process of formalizing Grand Valley's strategic plan through 2025.

Dec 3, 2020


Service milestones: three people recognized for 45, 50 years at GVSU

During the university's 60th anniversary, three people are recognized for 45 or 50 years of service: Gregg Dimkoff, professor of finance; Roger Ellis, professor of theater; and Robert Beasecker, curator of rare books and distinguished collections for University Libraries.

Nov 17, 2020


A message from President Philomena V. Mantella

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) issued a statewide public health order that begins November 18. The order affects the operations of the university, as well as a variety of other activities.

Nov 16, 2020