Division News & Statements


GVSU names director of TRIO Veterans Upward Bound

December 11, 2017

VUB is a new federally funded program at Grand Valley that will provide free academic support services to low-income veterans who want to complete degree programs.

Diverse Visionary Award recipient

December 4, 2017

Grand Valley was a recipient of a Diversity Visionary Award from the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce. 

Speakers announced for 2018 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. commemoration week

November 20, 2017

Two women who started national movements against acts of oppression will visit campus as keynote speakers during Grand Valley's 2018 commemoration of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Celebration held for first-generation students

November 16, 2017

The breakfast event was sponsored by the Student Academic Success Center, Division of Inclusion and Equity, Enrollment Development, Dean of Students Office, TRiO SSS, TRiO STEM and TRiO TPSS.

Grand Valley honors veterans

November 10, 2017

President Thomas J. Haas, a retired captain in the U.S. Coast Guard, highlighted support services, including a grant Grand Valley recently received to establish a TRIO Veterans Upward Bound program that will support veterans with degree completion.

Student-created exhibit aims to bridge gap between drag and art

November 6, 2017

"Art is a Drag: The Library is Open" will be on display through November 30 in the Mary Idema Pew Library Exhibition Space. Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Milton E. Ford LGBT Resource Center are sponsors.

Fifth annual Teach-In to feature 55 sessions

October 31, 2017

The fifth annual Teach-In on Thursday, November 9, will feature 55 sessions on topics meant to engage participants in dynamic and challenging conversations: microaggressions, Confederate monuments and resegregation, to name a few.

Native American actor to discuss empowerment

October 31, 2017

A member of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma who is an actor and entrepreneur will give a presentation November 8 as part of the Professionals of Color Lecture Series.

Interfaith conference to encourage building healthy relationships with global neighbors

October 27, 2017

Fear, division, skepticism and assumptions are the foundations of many national and global headlines, but the annual Academic Consortium Conference will encourage attendees to build healthy relationships with their neighbors.

New campus office supports pre-college initiatives

October 26, 2017

A new campus office, Pathways to College, has opened with goals to provide pre-college programming to underrepresented middle and high school students and inspire them to enroll in college.

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