Student Life

Relay for Life returns to in-person event on campus

For the first time since 2019, students, supporters and cancer survivors gathered in-person to participate in the Relay for Life, enjoy the festivities and fundraise for the American Cancer Society.

Apr 1, 2022


GVSU student becoming voice for epilepsy research, causes

Sophomore Laine Richards, who was diagnosed with epilepsy in 2013, is becoming an advocate for those like her living with the disorder and rallying legislative and research efforts.

Dec 2, 2021


Busy senior earns Homecoming Regent title

Throughout her time at Grand Valley, Brooklyn Chaffee has been involved in almost a dozen organizations and activities.

Nov 17, 2021


Laker Graduation Celebration in photos: Relive a day to remember for graduates

The images tell the story of what it means to graduates and their loved ones to earn a degree.

May 4, 2021



More than 3,000 earn degrees, congratulations during virtual commencement

Grand Valley's top leaders congratulated more than 3,000 winter semester graduates during a virtual commencement ceremony April 30.

Apr 30, 2021


Winter semester graduates will be honored at ceremony, celebration

More than 3,030 students have qualified to participate in Grand Valley's Winter Semester Commencement ceremony.

Apr 27, 2021


Student Senate highlights successes during virtual State of the Student Body address

President Philomena V. Mantella joined students, faculty and staff members for the March 25 address, which was held virtually.

Mar 26, 2021


Grand Valley again named a Voter Friendly Campus

Grand Valley has been selected as one of 231 higher education institutions across the country to receive a Voter Friendly Campus designation for 2021-22.

Mar 11, 2021


Work Like a Laker: Virtual conference includes GVSU Career, Internship and Summer Job fair

To help students prepare for the virtual world of work, the GVSU Career Center is hosting the fully virtual Work Like a Laker conference, which includes the virtual Career, Internship and Summer Job Fair.

Mar 4, 2021