DECA Blazers team earns most Laker Effect Challenge prize money

April 18, 2018

The DECA Blazers team secured the most prize money during the Spring Laker Effect Challenge.

Locker Lifestyle Scores Big!

April 5, 2018

Seidman's Katarina Samardzija, majoring in entrepreneurship and finance, took away $31,500 in prize money at the sixth annual GreenLight Business Model Competition.

Grand Valley State University Student Wins $30,000 In Outdoor Weber National Business Idea Competition

March 28, 2018

OGDEN, Utah Two Grand Valley State University (GVSU) student teams are taking the first and second place prizes back to Michigan in the first Outdoor Weber competition hosted by Weber State University's Hall Global Entrepreneurship Center.

Our Grad ACG team wins the cup!

March 22, 2018

Congratulations to our graduate ACG team as they came in first place!

Grand Valley's President Haas announces retirement in 2019

February 28, 2018

Grand Valley State University President Thomas J. Haas announced he will retire, effective June 30, 2019. He became the university's fourth president in 2006 and has led Grand Valley through a steady period of managed growth and success.

Construction date set for Studio Park

February 27, 2018

Downtown mixed-use development set for April or May groundbreaking; alterations made to original plan.

Study says Grand Rapids offers nation's 'most balanced lifestyle'

February 15, 2018

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Never mind the time you spent shoveling snow this weekend. West Michigan offers the best balance of affordable housing, shopping, commuting times and health, according to a survey by, a personal finance website.

Laker Line receives federal funding, will offer more efficient travel between campuses

February 13, 2018

Grand Valley State University students and bus riders traveling between Allendale and Grand Rapids will have enhanced transportation options now that the Laker Line initiative has received federal funding.

GVSU economist: 2018 off to a good start

February 6, 2018

The West Michigan economy is starting off on a positive note, according to a Grand Valley State University expert.

Downtown champion John Canepa dies

January 29, 2018

John Canepa, the former president and CEO of Old Kent Bank and a co-founder of Grand Action, has died at 87.

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