School of Public and Nonprofit Administration

Faculty and staff sketches

Faculty and staff members who earned accolades and student media awards are listed.

Apr 12, 2021


Public administration junior selected for national civic engagement fellowship

Sam Jacobs, a junior majoring in public administration, was named to the 2021 class of Newman Civic Fellows, an initiative of Campus Compact.

Mar 8, 2021


On Target: GVSU graduate has line of motivational greeting cards at retailer

Within the greeting card industry, Grand Valley alumna Shannon Cohen has made it to the show.

Feb 18, 2021


Faculty and staff sketches

Faculty and staff members have published research or given virtual presentations.

Sep 23, 2020


Earning a master's degree during a pandemic: alumna finds learning form of self-care

Jaime Counterman had planned to start a master's degree program several times but found excuses: a new job once, a new position in the same organization another time.

Jun 9, 2020


GVSU ranks seventh nationally for study abroad

During the previous reporting year, Grand Valley was ranked No. 11 among master's degree-granting institutions. Mark Schaub, interim dean of Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies, credited the increase in participation to faculty members who lead programs.

Dec 9, 2019


Johnson Center, SPNHA host second-largest international research conference

Grand Valley's Johnson Center for Philanthropy and the School of Public, Nonprofit and Health Administration hosted the second-largest ARNOVA conference in the 46-year history of the event last month. The focus was the role of nonprofit and philanthropic organizations in strengthening community.

Dec 15, 2017


Faculty-produced documentary on philanthropy now available

A documentary on the concept of giving that was produced by a Grand Valley faculty member is now available on Blu-Ray and DVD.

Nov 17, 2017