University News

A message from President Philomena V. Mantella

President Philomena V. Mantella said GVSU will continue to use education and advocacy to create change and will prioritize criminal justice reform.

Apr 20, 2021


744 Lakers receive COVID-19 vaccine at GVSU clinic

Officials said 744 members of the Grand Valley community, most of whom were GVSU students, received the COVID-19 vaccine at a clinic held in the Fieldhouse. Metro Health sponsored the April 16 clinic.

Apr 16, 2021


Virus Action Team update: On-campus student vaccine clinic scheduled

Metro Health will lead distribution of the Pfizer vaccine at a GVSU clinic for students on April 16 at the Fieldhouse on the Allendale Campus.

Apr 8, 2021


Agreement with HBCU creates pathway for students, helps diversify area workforce

Grand Valley signed an agreement with an HBCU in Georgia that will support students in a master's degree program in engineering/computing and help diversify the talent pipeline for West Michigan employers.

Apr 8, 2021


Mt. Vernon Ave. at Fulton St. in Grand Rapids closed for construction beginning April 7

The intersection will be closed while crews work on turning Mount Vernon Avenue into a pedestrian campus, featuring a pathway, green space and a bike trail.

Apr 6, 2021


History faculty member named director of Kutsche Office of Local History

Nora Salas, associate professor of history, has been named director of Grand Valley's Kutsche Office of Local History.

Apr 6, 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


Provost names acting vice provost for Student Affairs and dean of students

Aaron Haight has been appointed acting vice provost for Student Affairs and dean of students, as Loren Rullman is stepping down to pursue another professional opportunity.

Apr 2, 2021


Nursing graduate program recognized as a top program in the nation

Grand Valleyýs Doctor of Nursing Practice program has been ranked as one of the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

Mar 31, 2021


GVSU to open 'game-changing' immersive housing options in Grand Rapids

Four new housing options will open for first-year or transfer students at Grand Valley this fall, offering an immersive experience that puts them in the heart of Grand Rapids.

Mar 30, 2021