Veterans

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


GVSU announces The Peter Secchia Military and Veterans Program

Active-duty military and veterans will receive enhanced support to pursue their educational goals, thanks to a significant gift from the family of the late former ambassador to Italy, Peter F. Secchia.

Jan 31, 2021


Mantella announces GVSU Veteran Promise: Guaranteed admission for enlisted 2021 Michigan high school graduates

Mantella said the GVSU Veteran Promise is another way to build on Grand Valley's historical commitment to veterans.

Nov 11, 2020


Student veterans receive support while navigating COVID-19, honor President Mantella

Cameron Zbikowski said he chose Grand Valley because of its affordability and excellent reputation for supporting military students. He said he is especially grateful to be a Laker in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sep 18, 2020


GVSU named a Top Midwest University, Best Value, Most Innovative by U.S. News & World Report

Grand Valley State University has again been named a top university in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report. In the "2021 Best Colleges" rankings, Grand Valley is ranked third overall for Top Public Regional Universities in the Midwest and eighth for Most Innovative Schools in the Midwest.

Sep 14, 2020