Presidential Initiatives

GVSU to host REP4 national event: Student leaders pitch ideas to change higher education, college leaders listen

The virtual event involving students from across the country is Aug. 5.

Aug 3, 2021


Mantella joins national alliance; signs letter to Congress urging help for immigrant students

President Mantella is a new steering committee member for the Presidents' Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration.

Jul 19, 2021



GVSU named a 'Best for Vets' college by national outlet

Grand Valley State University has been named a 2021 "Best for Vets" college by the national news outlet Military Times. Grand Valley joins 366 colleges and universities throughout the country that are included on the 2021 list.

Jun 22, 2021



President's supplier diversity statement aids inclusive campus environment

President Philomena V. Mantella issued a commitment to supplier diversity and said the statement will enhance the vibrancy of Grand Valley's community and assist in creating an inclusive campus.

May 27, 2021


GVSU students involved in early stages of REP4 concept enthusiastic about its impact on higher education

Dionne Pinto-Guerra and Julian Sanders are pleased to have had a role with the initiative.

May 19, 2021


REP4: National alliance of institutions, convened by GVSU, puts learners at the forefront of designing paths to transform education

The initiative, which addresses equity and access in education, was publicly launched on May 13.

May 13, 2021


GVSU leaders welcome Battle Creek scholarship recipients

Grand Valley leaders officially welcomed to the Laker family the newest cohort of students from Battle Creek Public Schools who earned pipeline scholarships.

May 12, 2021


FVSU students visit GVSU campuses, West Michigan businesses

12 students from the Georgia university are in the area to learn more about the pipeline program.

May 10, 2021