December 13, 2018
Do you know someone who has made outstanding contributions to local history? Someone who has used history to give voice to diverse communities? Please consider nominating them for the Kutsche Office of Local History's 2019 Gordon Olson Award.
November 6, 2018
The Kutsche Office of Local History is proud to announce our grant opportunity to tenure track and tenured faculty who work with a community partner.
June 8, 2018
Kutsche Office of Local History receives Michigan Humanities Council Third Coast Conversation Grant.
April 24, 2018
The Spring 2018 Kutsche Chronicle is now online.
April 12, 2018
Marilyn Preston, Assistant Professor of Liberal Studies at GVSU has received the 2018 Community Collaboration Grant to support her project, "L'dor v'dor: Oral Histories of the B'nai Israel Congregation."
March 29, 2018
Jo Ellyn Clarey, a long-time local women's historian working with the Greater Grand Rapids Women's History Council, is the recipient of the Gordon Olson Award, recognizing outstanding contributions to local history.
Kutsche Office of Local History receives a National Endowment for the Humanities Common Heritage grant
December 13, 2017
Kutsche Office of Local History received a National Endowment for the Humanities Common Heritage grant in partnership with the Saugatuck-Douglas History Center.
November 7, 2017
from the Saugatuck-Douglas History Center Growing our Collection Documenting Summers in Saugatuck Wednesday, Nov. 8, 7PM Old School House, 130 Center St., Douglas
November 1, 2017
Melanie Shell-Weiss, Annie Benefiel, and Kimberly McKee reflect on the interdepartmental collaboration to create and preserve a digital collection.
May 22, 2017
Paul Kutsche, whose gift established Grand Valley's Kutsche Office of Local History, died May 18 after several weeks in hospice care. He was 90.