TRIO

GVSU receives federal grant to increase number of Kent, Muskegon county residents with college degrees, help fill talent gap

Grand Valley received a new $1.2 million federal grant to help increase the number of adults in Kent and Muskegon counties who pursue post-secondary education or vocational training.

Aug 31, 2021


Facing teacher shortage, TRIO program focuses on recruiting, preparing future educators

As the nation faces a teacher shortage, the program focuses on recruiting and preparing students who would be future educators.

Jul 30, 2021


Back on campus: TRIO Upward Bound wraps summer program, sees scholarship success

After a year of connecting virtually, TRIO Upward Bound staff members were excited to welcome students on campus for five weeks of summer programming.

Jul 15, 2021


Two McNair Scholars earn full scholarships to begin graduate school

Two of Grand Valley's McNair Scholars earned full scholarships to begin their doctoral degree programs at Michigan State University in the fall semester.

May 20, 2021


Students recognized for top academic achievements

Students who earned Grand Valley's top academic achievement awards are featured in short profiles.

Apr 5, 2021


Black History Month events aid in desire for connection, understanding

The celebration of Black History Month on campus looked different in February than in previous years but the desire for community and understanding remained.

Feb 24, 2021


TRIO programs built to support first-generation students show high retention rates

TRIO is one example of how Grand Valley supports first-generation students.

Dec 8, 2020


McNair Scholars transition undergraduate research projects to online formats

Words like pivot and persevere are often used to describe how students transitioned to remote learning due to COVID-19. David Martin, director of the McNair Scholars program, added courage when describing how 17 undergraduates adapted their research to online formats. The McNair Scholars program, a federally funded TRIO program, supports first-generation and underrepresented students who want to pursue doctoral programs.

Oct 13, 2020


Three TRIO programs receive $4.5 million in federal grants to support first-generation students

Three TRIO programs at Grand Valley received federal grants totaling $4.5 million over five years to continue supporting students who are first in their families to attend college or have limited incomes.

Sep 2, 2020


Faculty, staff sketches

University briefs include death of retired professor, honors college director; celebration of partnership focused on building healthy campus.

Aug 24, 2020