Student Life

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


Rest, relax and recharge: Recreation & Wellness encourages pressing pause

Just like your laptop and cell phone, you need time to recharge. The Recreation & Wellness team developed the Press Pause campaign to encourage students, faculty and staff members to rest, relax and refresh.

Feb 19, 2021


Promoting positive mental health: Counseling Center offers resources to navigate challenges during COVID-19

The University Counseling Center recognizes the new challenges brought on by the pandemic and is dedicated to promoting the mental health of the student body through counseling, education and consultation.

Feb 15, 2021


Winterfest events bring students together on campus

Winterfest, a Grand Valley tradition from years past, is back and will run through February 14 on the Allendale Campus.

Feb 8, 2021


A season of adapting

The Laker women's basketball team topped Ashland University, 70-67, January 17 before a silent crowd of cardboard cutouts, teammates and officials.

Feb 4, 2021


Hobbies bring GVSU community members joy, help connect virtually

Whether it was finding a new hobby or reigniting passion for an old one, some members of the Grand Valley community found their pastime became an avenue to bring joy in a difficult time, connect with people, or a way to stay productive.

Jan 25, 2021


GVSU Fall Class of 2020 to be recognized during virtual celebration

All graduates, families and supporters are invited to the celebration on Friday, December 11 at 7 p.m. on the universityýs Facebook page and YouTube channel.

Dec 7, 2020


Graduate student supports peers in planning first statewide virtual programming conference

When planning Fall 2020 programming, Caroline Murray said she found herself in a sticky situation. As a graduate student in Grand Valleyýs Office of Student Life, part of Murrayýs role is advising the Campus Activities Board. Planning virtual activities and events for students to make connections proved to be no easy task.

Nov 18, 2020