Veterans

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


GVSU receives Gold Status for seventh consecutive year from the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency

Gold Status is awarded to higher education institutions that provide an inclusive and supportive environment for military-connected students. GVSU has earned Gold Status each year since 2015.

Sep 9, 2021


Grand Valley community to honor 20th anniversary of 9/11

Grand Valley community members will reflect on the 20 year anniversary of 9/11 with a flag memorial and events at the first football game.

Sep 8, 2021


GVSU named a 'Best for Vets' college by national outlet

Grand Valley State University has been named a 2021 "Best for Vets" college by the national news outlet Military Times. Grand Valley joins 366 colleges and universities throughout the country that are included on the 2021 list.

Jun 22, 2021


Alumnus partners with GVSU Veterans History Project to share interviews, providing significant addition to collection

The collection of stories provides a wealth of information for a variety of users.

Jun 17, 2021


GVSU veterans accelerator program receives $250,000 grant from Michigan Veterans Trust Fund to expand program statewide

The Michigan Veteran Entrepreneur-Lab at GVSU that provides startup education and support for veteran entrepreneurs will expand statewide thanks to a grant from the Michigan Veterans Trust Fund.

May 26, 2021


Veterans receive COVID-19 vaccine at clinic held on Pew Grand Rapids Campus

Veterans, as well as spouses and caregivers of veterans, had the opportunity to receive a COVID-19 vaccine April 30 on the Pew Grand Rapids Campus.

Apr 30, 2021


No return to normal: Panelists say education needs to better serve students when COVID-19 is over

Panelists at a virtual event who discussed the impact of COVID-19 on education agreed that when pandemic mitigation strategies are lifted a "return to normal" will not be the best-case scenario for many K-12 or college students.

Mar 5, 2021


GVSU student vets participate in national conference, Mantella recognized as champion for veterans in higher ed

GVSU student veterans represented the university at the 13th annual Student Veterans of America National Conference held virtually February 19 and 20.

Feb 22, 2021