Veterans Upward Bound

MLK week presenter gives audience action steps to make changes

Grand Valley graduate Littisha Bates admittedly struggled to find hope during her presentation highlighting the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Jan 19, 2022

K-12 Connect serves more than 1,800 K-12 students with virtual tutoring

meeting. K-12 Connect, part of President Philomena V. Mantella's Networks of Support, began in March 2020 in response to learning loss during the pandemic. In less than a year, more than 1,800 K-12 students already received more than 7,500 hours of virtual tutoring.

Feb 26, 2021

Faculty and staff sketches

Publications and presentations at conferences are highlighted, as well as the deaths of two retired professors.

Oct 22, 2020

GVSU receives gold-level status from veterans group for fifth consecutive year

Grand Valley was again named a Gold-level Veteran-Friendly School for the 2019-2020 academic year by the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency. Gold is the highest level awarded.

May 5, 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

Student veteran finds support and strong community at GVSU, a 2020 Military Friendly School

Student veteran Sarah Anderson said she chose to attend Grand Valley because it was close to home, but she said she didn't expect to find a community and university support system that would be instrumental in helping her transition from military to civilian life. 

Feb 19, 2020

GVSU celebrates veterans at annual breakfast

President Thomas J. Haas hosted the Eighth Annual Veterans Day Breakfast to recognize the service and sacrifice of Grand Valley students, faculty and staff members who served or are currently serving in the U.S. military. 

Nov 9, 2018

VUB program extends reach to employers

The Veterans Upward Bound program at Grand Valley has expanded to bring its services to area employers with large populations of veterans who have not earned college degrees.

Jul 25, 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