Articles by Sarah Dudinetz

New space gives Native American students a place to host events, build community

As Grand Valley begins Native American Heritage Month celebrations, Native students have a new space to find community.

Sep 26, 2023

10 things every incoming Laker must know

Students are headed back to campus! As Grand Valley comes to life for another great year, here are 10 things that every incoming Laker should know.

Aug 18, 2023

Inaugural Water in the West trip gives students invaluable experiences, new perspectives

The four-week trip prompted a new appreciation for water and conservation, new friendships and new career ambitions.

Jun 8, 2023

Intensive trip forges strong bonds for Water in the West team

Students are also quickly learning about the challenges of water supply in the western U.S.

May 26, 2023

Water in the West program shows students how water has shaped the western U.S.

21 students are headed on a four-week trip to explore the impact of water with stops in Colorado, Utah, Arizona and New Mexico.

May 22, 2023

GVSU Winter Class of 2023 honored during Commencement ceremonies at Van Andel Arena

The 3,043 graduates of the Winter Class of 2023 were recognized and celebrated by GVSU academic leaders and supporters on April 28 and 29.

Apr 29, 2023

Over 3,000 students to participate in Commencement ceremonies

Grand Valley's three Commencement ceremonies will take place in Van Andel Arena on April 28 and 29. Former Ford & Steelcase CEO, James Hackett, will be the guest speaker at the Saturday morning ceremony.

Apr 24, 2023

Grand Valley's 22nd annual Pow wow held to celebrate Native American heritage

The "Celebrating all walks of life" Pow wow was held in person for the first time since 2019 and included a number of traditional Native American songs and dances.

Apr 18, 2023

Upcoming Graduate School events to highlight diverse research by graduate students

The Graduate School Citations for Academic Excellence and Graduate Showcase will highlight student research projects contributing to sustainability, diversity, service to the community and more.

Apr 11, 2023

Grand Valley's Toast to the graduating class returns

Hosted by GVSU Alumni Relations and President Mantella, the event will return after a three-year hiatus on April 13 in the Eberhard Center.

Apr 7, 2023