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Students study, learn in Italy as first group of Secchia Scholars

Eight students are studying or completing an internship in Italy as the inaugural group of Secchia Scholars.

Jul 13, 2022


Study abroad numbers slowly increase after pandemic curtailed international travel

For the first time since 2019, more than 110 Grand Valley students are preparing to live and learn overseas during study abroad experiences.

May 5, 2022


2018 graduate, Ukraine native volunteers to support country's civilian reservists

Iryna Bilan, a 2018 Grand Valley graduate, lives in Ukraine and now spends her days volunteering to support the Territorial Defense Forces, Ukraine's civilian reservists.

Mar 14, 2022


GVSU recruiter in India able to give first-hand knowledge of university to prospective students

College recruiters are known for covering a lot of distance but Kirthi Kondapalli could win all bragging rights.

Oct 21, 2021


Virtual exchanges allow students to gain language, global competency skills

Grand Valley students are learning about global cultures and speaking another language by connecting virtually with peers around the world.

Sep 30, 2021


Faculty and staff sketches

Among accolades, are students, faculty and staff members who received Pineapple Awards from international students.

May 7, 2021


Faculty and staff sketches

Leaders from GVSU and the Cracow University of Economics met to renew the exchange agreement between the institutions.

Mar 25, 2021


GVSU ranks sixth nationally for number of students who study abroad

Grand Valley was ranked sixth nationally in its category for the number of students who studied abroad in 2018-2019, according to the Institute of International Education.

Jan 14, 2021


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


Schaub named dean of Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies

Mark Schaub was named dean of the college after serving as acting and interim dean since February 2019.

Nov 3, 2020