Student Senate

Grand Valley commemorates 20th anniversary of September 11 attacks

Events across Grand Valley's campus commemorated the 20th anniversary of September 11 and remembered those lost.

Sep 11, 2021


Grand Valley community to honor 20th anniversary of 9/11

Grand Valley community members will reflect on the 20 year anniversary of 9/11 with a flag memorial and events at the first football game.

Sep 8, 2021


Convocation speakers encourage students to find their communities, begin strong journeys

New and returning students were welcomed to the 2021-2022 academic year by Convocation speakers who also lent advice, gave messages of support and asked questions.

Aug 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


Teach-In sessions 'more important than ever,' say organizers

The eighth annual Teach-In at Grand Valley will be offered virtually, yet remain true to its mission of providing engaging and thoughtful discussions on topics centered around social justice.

Nov 6, 2020


Indigenous Peoples Day: raising awareness about Native American community

Lin Bardwell, program coordinator for the Native American Student Initiative, said anytime conversations are prompted about Native Americans, it's a good thing.

Oct 12, 2020


Convocation speakers usher in new academic year with messages of resilience, opportunities

President Philomena V. Mantella and other university leaders welcomed new students to campus during a live-streamed Convocation address August 28. The speakers acknowledged students' resiliency for sticking to their goals of attending college during the challenges COVID-19 brings.

Aug 28, 2020


Student Senate holds first State of the Student Body address

Student Senate President Eric-John Szczepaniak and other senators shared the senate's recent accomplishments and upcoming events during first State of the Student Body address January 16.

Jan 16, 2020


Teach-In will offer sessions at Pew, Allendale campuses

The seventh annual Teach-In is scheduled for November 6 at the Pew Grand Rapids Campus and November 7 at the Allendale Campus.

Oct 30, 2019


Campus partners will host OER symposium

More than 75 percent of students surveyed reported they skipped buying or renting a textbook due to the cost. This statistic, from a survey by University Libraries, calls to attention the expense of textbooks. University Academic Senate, Student Senate and the Office of the Provost, along with other campus partners support a universitywide commitment to Open Educational Resources (OER).

Oct 15, 2019