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REP4 summit empowers students to chart the future of higher ed

Regional summit draws 250+ students from around the Midwest

Jul 22, 2022


Key educational foundations invest in REP4 and the future of education

New gifts from 3 foundations total $1.5 million to enable current learning summits, long-term operations and growth across higher education.

Jul 11, 2022


Tom Butcher honored for nearly 40 years of service to university law

NACUA bestows Life Membership honor on long-time GVSU general counsel

Jun 27, 2022


GVSU Board names Susan M. Jandernoa as chair

Grand Valley State University's Board of Trustees named Susan M. Jandernoa as its chair. Jandernoa has served on the Board of Trustees since 2019 and previously served as vice chair.

Jun 24, 2022


Mantella: GVSU providing responsive education for today's students

Grand Valley President Philomena V. Mantella was one of the featured presenters at the West Michigan CEO Summit, discussing GVSU's mission to provide education responsive to today's extraordinary disruptions.

Jun 14, 2022


GVSU earns federal grant to establish TRIO program in Detroit

The five-year, $1.4 million federal grant will establish a TRIO program in Detroit designed to create a successful college-going culture for high school students who would be the first in their families to attend college.

Jun 13, 2022


Mantella, other leaders tackle systemic issues at Black Boys and Men Symposium

K-12 and higher education leaders addressed the challenges of the systems that impact Black men and boys and the need to create conditions for their success at a symposium sponsored by the Division of Enrollment Development and Educational Outreach.

Jun 10, 2022


President's message: Texas mass shooting

President Philomena V. Mantella reacted to the mass shooting at a Texas elementary school and highlighted university resources available to support campus community members in a May 25 message.

May 25, 2022


Latino high school students find community and connections on campus

More than 1,000 high school students found their community at Grand Valley May 6 during a Latino youth conference.

May 6, 2022