Traverse City

Serendipitous elevator meeting helps shape future for recent northern Michigan graduate

A chance meeting in an elevator in northern Michigan helped shape a new graduate's career in health care.

Sep 30, 2020


Traverse City health professions donates supplies to Munson; students anxious to return to clinical assignments

Students, faculty and staff members at Grand Valley's Traverse City Regional Center recently donated masks, gloves and other PPE to Munson Medical Center.

May 18, 2020


Accelerated, online bachelor's program will help adults succeed in tough economy

Grand Valley's online, accelerated degree program will help adults achieve career success, even during an economy rocked by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr 29, 2020


Traverse City PAS program will earn national award for its innovation

The Physician Assistant Studies program in Traverse City will receive a national award recognizing its innovation and excellence from the University Professional and Continuing Education Association at its annual conference in March.

Jan 31, 2020


Physician assistant graduates stay in northern Michigan to work

Four years after Grand Valley expanded its Physician Assistant Studies (PAS) program to Traverse City, many of the program's graduates are staying in northern Michigan to work.

Jul 9, 2019


Internship in India proves valuable to Traverse City student

Liberal studies major Kailey Rubinas has traveled from Traverse City to Mumbai, India, twice in the past year, and eagerly looks to return soon.

Jul 3, 2019


Traverse City students build aquaponic system in class

With some up-cycled materials and a goal to reduce food miles, four students from Grand Valley's Traverse City Regional Center built a small-scale aquaponic system to grow food.

Apr 22, 2019


Student gives personal context to youth homelessness

It was during a class project when Melissa Miller gave personal context to a subject foreign to most people: youth homelessness.

Dec 5, 2018


Earning degree despite geographical challenge

When Julie Sattler moved two hours due east to Curran, on the state's sunrise coast, after her husband was named superintendent of Fairview Area School District, it seemed that she might be "sitting here with a bunch of credits and no direction."

Jul 24, 2018


First PAS cohort in Traverse City earns degrees

The first cohort of students enrolled in the Physician Assistant Studies program at the Traverse City Regional Center earned master's degrees at Grand Valley's Commencement ceremony December 9.

Dec 19, 2017