University Development

Giving Tuesday focuses on nourishing students in need at Replenish

Campus community rallies around food and basic needs bank serving students

Nov 22, 2022


GVSU mourns death of West Michigan pastor Dennis McMurray, '85

The Grand Valley community mourns the death of Bishop Dennis McMurray, '85, senior pastor of the Renaissance Church of God in Christ in Grand Rapids, who died November 2 at age 63.

Nov 4, 2022


Grand Valley celebrates life of longtime community philanthropist, university supporter

Leaders at Grand Valley and in West Michigan are celebrating the life of Thomas �Tom� S. Fox, community philanthropist and Grand Valley Foundation Advisory Cabinet member, who died on September 3.

Sep 6, 2022


Crane places new sculpture by renowned artist on terrace of DeVos Center for Interprofessional Health

The newest art piece installed at Grand Valley's Daniel and Pamella DeVos Center for Interprofessional Health is a sculpture hoisted by a crane to its place on a fifth-floor terrace.

Aug 29, 2022


GVSU names facility for Shape Corp. to celebrate longtime commitment to engineering students

Grand Valley celebrated Shape Corp.'s lead gift and its longstanding commitment to engineering students by naming its Innovation Design Center for the tier-one automotive supplier.

Aug 9, 2022



GVSU mourns alumnus and supporter Raymond Bennett, '92

The Grand Valley community mourns the death of Marriott International executive Raymond "Ray" Bennett, '92, who died May 5.

May 10, 2022


GVU Foundation honors Pickard, Kindschi for their commitment to philanthropy, service

William Pickard and P. Douglas Kindschi were recognized May 3 by the Grand Valley University Foundation for their commitment to philanthropy, service and the university.

May 4, 2022


Inaugural Marcia J. Haas Performing Arts Scholars named

The support comes from the Thomas J. and Marcia J. Haas Endowment for the Performing Arts.

Apr 21, 2022


Grand Valley celebrates the life of Christos T. Panopoulos, business and community leader

Panopoulos served on the Grand Valley University Foundation for more than two decades.

Apr 7, 2022