Diego Galicia is a junior Political Science major. He is from Shelby, MI a small town north of Grand Rapids. He chose GVSU because "Grand Rapids was a city I could settle in after graduation, but it was still close to home."
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As a student you invest a lot in your education. We are invested in you. Our academic programs prepare students to solve complex problems, be engaged citizens, and develop the skills that are needed by today's employers.
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Our programs include:
- Undergraduate degrees in Integrative Studies (BA, BS) and Religious Studies (BA, BS, major and minor)
- Graduate degree in Social Innovation (Professional Master of Arts)
- Certificate in Intercultural Competence
- Badge in Intercultural Competence (available to both degree-seeking and non-degree seeking students)
- Degree completion pathways, including the new LEADS Program
December 16, 2021 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Please join IRIS graduating seniors who will present their final projects. We will award the Fall 2021 Wenner Award and Krohmer Award to the selected students.
February 17, 2022 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
You’re invited to a virtual info session to learn more about Grand Valley's graduate program in Social Innovation. The Professional Master of Arts in Social Innovation...
April 13, 2022 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Students, faculty, and friends of the Social Innovation Graduate Program are invited to join the students of SI 690 and SI 693 as they present their research proposals and final...
May 12, 2022 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
IRIS Associate Professor Kim McKee was recently re-interviewed on being included in the book YELL-Oh Girls! which was first published in 2001.
Nov 22, 2021
The Story of "When Water Moves" ~ Ari is a poet, dancer and choreographer. She also happens to be married to the captain of the Nauti-Cat, and though her roots are in Detroit, she had also enthusiastically fallen in love with these more northern waters.
Oct 25, 2021