TRIO

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


GVSU names director of TRIO Veterans Upward Bound

Tim Marroquin brings a diverse, yet familiar background to his new role as director for TRIO Veterans Upward Bound

Dec 11, 2017


Celebration held for first-generation students

About 100 first-generation students, along with 65 faculty and staff members, attended the First Annual First Generation College Celebration November 8 in the Kirkhof Center.

Nov 16, 2017


GVSU earns federal grant to support degree completion for area veterans

Grand Valley received a $1.3 million, five-year federal grant to establish a TRIO Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) program, providing free academic support services to low-income veterans who want to complete degree programs.

Oct 11, 2017