Recent News & Statements


President Haas to receive Urban League award

January 17, 2019

President Thomas J. Haas will be among the recipients of the Paul I. Phillips Presidential Legacy Award presented by the Urban League of West Michigan on January 21, the national holiday recognizing the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Students protest proposed Title IX changes

January 16, 2019

Grand Valley students held a rally and silent march January 16 to protest the U.S. Department of Education's proposed Title IX changes related to sexual assault.

Historians to explore crossroads of slavery and American memory at Grand Valley event

January 16, 2019

Thomas Jefferson, one of the nation's founding fathers, was the most revered philosopher of the early republic's Enlightenment ideals. But he was also deeply involved in the nation's original sin of slavery.

Speakers highlight MLK commemoration week

January 14, 2019

Two speakers, an expert on the influence of race in urban education and an alumna who speaks to the hearts of difference makers, will give presentations that highlight Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Week at Grand Valley.

GV named top ten school for LGBT-inclusivity, out-of-state affordability

January 7, 2019

A recent article named Grand Valley State University as one of the top universities for LGBT-inclusion and affordability, taking the same rank as Division I schools such as University of Wisconsin and Princeton University.

Replenish opens food resource on Health Campus

December 6, 2018

Replenish, the university's food pantry and food resource for students located in the Kirkhof Center on the Allendale Campus, has expanded to Grand Rapids.

Effective Diversity Programs Recognize the Intersections of Identities

November 30, 2018

Effective diversity programs recognize the intersections of identities by Sheryl Jackson was published to INSIGHT Into Diversity on November 30.

Grand Valley mourns death of one of its founders

November 29, 2018

Richard (Dick) and his wife, Sylvia, wanted to promote a vibrant and diverse community for all generations, and promote interfaith understanding and acceptance. With their support, the Kaufman Interfaith Institute was created at Grand Valley in 2007.

University earns largest grant from Campus Sexual Assault Program

November 27, 2018

Krystal Diel, campus victim advocate in the Gayle R. Davis Center for Women and Gender Equity, said grant money will also allow expansion of prevention efforts, like the bystander intervention program facilitated by peer educators.

OMA to celebrate three decades of service

November 26, 2018

The Office of Multicultural Affairs will celebrate 30 years of service to students at an event November 28 in the Eberhard Center.

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