Veterans

GVSU veterans use design thinking to address suicide prevention

Early work on prototype suicide prevention tool shown

Aug 11, 2022


GVSU among nation's top schools for military spouses

The honor recognizes the work of the university's veterans community and its leadership to provide an inclusive and welcoming environment for military-connected students and their families.

Jun 10, 2022



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