Padnos College of Engineering and Computing

College of Engineering and Computing earns grant for combined degree program

Grand Valley's Padnos College of Engineering and Computing has been awarded a nearly $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for a program that will support students who are earning a combined bachelor's and master's degree program in engineering.

Aug 25, 2020


Faculty, staff sketches

University briefs include death of retired professor, honors college director; celebration of partnership focused on building healthy campus.

Aug 24, 2020


GVSU joins West Michigan in mourning death of Seymour Padnos, engineering and science leader

Seymour K. Padnos, one of Grand Valley's top supporters and chair of Padnos Iron and Metal Company, died July 9. He was 99.

Jul 9, 2020


GVSU summer camp season altered, but some organizers finding ways to continue

Several camps are offering virtual opportunities for K-12 students.

Jul 2, 2020


First Innovation Fund proposal will increase computing graduate assistants, grow talent epicenter

The first proposal to the Innovation Fund, one of President Philomena V. Mantella's initiatives to propel Grand Valley forward, is underway and seeks to increase enrollment in computing programs by annually hiring more graduate assistants sponsored by industry partners.

Jun 23, 2020


Society of Women Engineers creates educational videos for students learning at home

When COVID-19 interrupted conventional learning for students across the country, many groups and educators worked to create virtual resources for students to continue learning. Grand Valley's Society of Women Engineers was one of those groups, creating a variety of educational and instructional videos for the Padnos College of Engineering and Computing's YouTube channel that show how to do experiments at home, while exploring the concepts behind them. 

Jun 15, 2020


Occupational safety and health students help frontline workers with PPE fit guides

Grand Valley Occupational Safety and Health students have created a guide to help front line health care workers ensure a proper fit for their personal protective equipment.

May 4, 2020


Engineering, occupational safety and health step up with creation, donations of protective equipment for health care workers

Grand Valley students, faculty and staff are donating and creating medical personal protective equipment for health care providers in short supply.

Mar 25, 2020


Graduate student's empathy for a friend with vision loss leads to research that takes top honors at thesis competition

Afokoghene Odhu, a graduate student pursuing a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree, entered his research on diabetic retinopathy in the 3-Minute Thesis competition, an annual event sponsored by The Graduate School, and won first place and $500.

Mar 3, 2020


University named Top Producing Institution for number of Fulbright scholars

Grand Valley was named a Fulbright Top Producing Institution for the number of faculty members who teach and conduct research overseas.

Feb 10, 2020