Student Life

New students hear advice, encouragement from Convocation speakers

Speakers at the Fall Convocation ceremony August 23 offered advice and encouragement to students who represent the largest and most diverse class in Grand Valley's history.

Aug 24, 2023

First-year head coach Scott Wooster ready to lead Grand Valley football

The Lakers are ranked as the preseason's No. 2 team in the nation and looking to repeat as GLIAC champions. This season's home games will reach a wider audience, thanks to a broadcasting agreement with Spanish station La Poderosa 93.3 FM.

Aug 7, 2023

Engineering team uses interdisciplinary approach to create award-winning African spear

Team earned honors in the collegiate competition that is similar to TV's 'Forged in Fire.'

May 8, 2023

Seidman student team takes top award at ACG Cup

"Penny Wise" team from IPO student organization took home $8,000 in largest competition of its kind in North America.

Feb 27, 2023

Vigil planned to support Syria and Turkey earthquake relief efforts

Campus invited to Cook Carillon to remember the lost, support survivors at 1 p.m. Wednesday

Feb 10, 2023

Campus Life Night will feature 300+ opportunities for students to connect

With 400 groups and clubs on campus, including one dedicated to Taylor Swift, there's something for every student.

Jan 11, 2023

Teaching Lodge on campus provides space for Native students

Students, faculty and alumni worked collaboratively with community members to build a traditional Native teaching lodge on Grand Valley's campus, the first lodge built on public university land in Michigan.

Aug 8, 2022

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