Join us in honoring Thomas J. and Mrs. Marcia J. Haas

President T. Haas and Marcia Haas Farewell Reception

You're Invited!

All retirees are invited to a reception in honor of President Thomas J. and Mrs. Marcia J. Haas. Please join Grand Valley faculty, staff, and friends, to celebrate Tom and Marcia’s 13 years of exemplary service to the university and wish them well as they embark on their next chapter. Please feel welcome to attend a reception on the Allendale or the Pew Grand Rapids Campus.

Pew Grand Rapids Reception

Wednesday, June 26, 2019
4-7 p.m. / 5 p.m. remarks

Robert C. Pew Grand Rapids Campus
L. William Seidman Center
50 Front Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI

Parking available in Lot M

Allendale Reception

Thursday, June 27, 2019
4-7 p.m. / 5 p.m. remarks

Allendale Campus
Thomas J. and Marcia J. Haas Center for Performing Arts
1 Campus Dr.
Allendale, MI

Parking available in Lot H

Business casual attire. RSVP by June 17 online at or call Morgan Knapp at (616) 331-2185.

Upcoming Retirement Celebrations

Retirement Reception for Teri Losey

Teri Losey - Celebrating over 28 years of service!
Executive Associate to the President
Secretary, Board of Trustees

Monday, May 20, 2019
3:00-5:00 p.m.
Thornapple Room, Kirkhof Center
Allendale Campus

Retirement Reception for Scott Richardson

Scott Richardson - Celebrating over 41 years of service!
Vice President for Administrative Services

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
3:30-5:30 p.m.
Alumni House and Visitor Center
Allendale Campus

GVSU YouTube Channel


The GVSU YouTube channel offers numerous videos that are informational and entertaining.

The #GVLakerEffect playlist presents a 1-minute synopsis of students and alumni sharing their Laker Effect stories. Featured above is Catherine Johnson, a management information systems major and activist.


"I would like you and all those who made Retiree Connection possible to know how much I appreciate the information, opportunities, and connections I can continue to have with GVSU through this program. I also enjoy the new website. It is pleasant to view, easy to navigate, and very helpful in keeping me up to date on the university events that are of interest to me. Thanks again for all your work and efforts."  

- Connie Ingham, GVSU Retiree


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