Veterans

Michigan SBDC clients, region honored at Small Business Awards Gala

32 small businesses that worked with the SBDC were recognized, the SBDC for Southeast Michigan won statewide honors.

May 17, 2022


GVSU team part of community effort to help military veterans and families with home improvements

They were volunteering as part of Operation United, an effort by Heart of West Michigan United Way.

May 13, 2022


PTSD, mental health focus of Hidden Wounds of War Conference

The annual conference presented by the Hauenstein Center identifies PTSD's roots and helps develop pathways for therapy and treatment.

May 13, 2022


Laker Vets president who helped train Ukrainian military personnel observes stronger forces now

Mathias Mapes-Pearson says ongoing conflict has led to a more battle-tested Ukrainian military.

Mar 25, 2022



GVSU honors veterans, announces new initiatives

Students, faculty and staff members who served or are currently serving in the U.S. Armed Forces or National Guard were honored November 11 at the Eleventh Annual Veterans Day Breakfast, hosted by President Philomena V. Mantella.

Nov 11, 2021


Student veterans find wide range of support at GVSU

Student veteran Mathias Mapes-Pearson said being part of the Laker Vets community at Grand Valley helped him acclimate to college life and tap into many crucial resources.

Nov 8, 2021


DeVos Center for Interprofessional Health will help meet changing needs of health care industry

About 400 community members and donors attended a November 3 dedication ceremony for the Daniel and Pamella DeVos Center for Interprofessional Health.

Nov 3, 2021


Mantella op-ed: Colleges, universities need to provide better services for veterans

President Philomena V. Mantella called on colleges and universities to provide better support for veterans who enroll after leaving the military.

Oct 13, 2021


Grand Valley commemorates 20th anniversary of September 11 attacks

Events across Grand Valley's campus commemorated the 20th anniversary of September 11 and remembered those lost.

Sep 11, 2021