School of Criminal Justice

Service dog aids invisible disability

When Billy Wallace projects a louder "teaching voice" in the classroom, Ziggi walks over to him and stands at the ready.

Nov 19, 2018


Two alumni credit Laker Connections for their academic success

Juan Mascorro-Guerrero and Gloire Rubambiza found their way to Grand Valley from Mexico and Uganda, respectively. They were both immigrants, arriving in Michigan with their families, learning to adjust to school then thriving with excellent grades at their high schools. Both Mascorro-Guerrero and Rubambiza will begin graduate degree programs in the fall, and both earned graduate assistantships to pay for their tuition and living expenses.

Jun 26, 2018


GVSU Police Academy participates in 'bright idea' program

Nearly 40 students in the GVSU Police Academy joined members of the John Ball Area Neighborhood Association and the Grand Rapids Police Department June 23 to hand out nearly 875 LED light bulbs and crime prevention brochures to residents of the West Side.

Jun 26, 2018


Longtime university supporter helps Grand Valley students succeed

Grand Valley students now have an even greater opportunity to stay and succeed, thanks to a generous gift from community philanthropist Beatrice "Bea" Idema.

Apr 25, 2018


Alumnus forms Uniting Evansville

Joshua Brewer, '07, a police officer in Evansville, Indiana, formed Uniting Evansville to foster community conversations.

Feb 27, 2017