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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


Staff member's daughter recovers from COVID-19

University staff member Tim Marroquin and his family are now healthy and safe at their home in Holland. The same couldn't have been said less than a month ago.

Apr 17, 2020


PIC earns national recognition for increasing study abroad diversity

The Padnos International Center was recognized nationally for its efforts to increase the diversity of students who participate in study abroad programs.

Mar 31, 2020


Summer Scholars ready for showcase

While he was a student at Grand Rapids Community College, Jose Garcia built a schedule around industrial maintenance technology and computer science classes thinking it would lead him to a solid job.

Sep 3, 2019


Reception will celebrate study abroad authors

The book "First Around the World" contains more than essays by students describing their experiences while studying abroad. It gives insight into their fears, challenges and triumphs as the first people in their families to travel overseas.

Feb 15, 2019


Homecoming regent takes initiative in and out of classroom

To Lavar Green-Jackson, being a leader is about contributing ideas and taking initiative both in the classroom and in the community.

Nov 15, 2018


GVSU program supports veterans with degree completion

Nearly five months after opening its doors, the Veterans Upward Bound program at Grand Valley is doing as promised ý supporting area veterans who want to complete a college degree.

Jun 27, 2018


Seven students earn passport scholarships

Seven students earned scholarships to purchase passports, the first step to a study abroad experience.

Mar 27, 2018