Articles by Sarah Dudinetz

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

GVSU to hold campus safety briefings following MSU tragedy

Grand Valley will host two safety briefings, one in Allendale and one in Grand Rapids, on February 23rd to provide the campus community with information about the plans and systems in place at GVSU should there be an active shooting event.

Feb 21, 2023

Digital Creator Lab opens in Mary Idema Pew Library

Through accessible resources and highly trained Digital Skills Consultants, the Digital Creator Lab aims to increase students' digital literacy.

Feb 21, 2023

Q&A: Alisha Davis

Recently appointed the assistant vice president for the social justice centers and director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs, Davis shares how she focuses on supporting marginalized students and creating a sense of belonging on campus.

Feb 13, 2023

Dress designed by GVSU alumna worn by Grammy award winner

As a child, Ashley Trieu, '11, could be found clipping together her scarves and blankets to create outfits. On February 5th, the GVSU alumna saw a dress she designed grace the red carpet at the 2023 Grammy Awards.

Feb 10, 2023

GVSU to celebrate Black History Month with events throughout February, March

Grand Valley's Office of Multicultural Affairs will host an array of educational events allowing students to connect with Black student groups and organizations.

Jan 30, 2023

GVSU Fall class of 2022 honored in Commencement ceremony at Van Andel Arena

Of the graduates, 1,061 received their undergraduate degree, 267 received their graduate degree and 505 were first-generation college students.

Dec 10, 2022