Student Leadership Development at GVSU

The Office of Student Life is dedicated to fostering the growth and development of students as they embark on their journey to lead with integrity in a dynamic society.

Students holding GVSU letters

"What would happen if we studied what was right with people versus what's wrong with people?"

- Don Clifton

Our Programs

I am Grand Valley Recipients
Leadership Development Workshop
Leadership Summit Session

I am Grand Valley

I am Grand Valley, presented by the Office of Student Life, recognizes Grand Valley students who lead by example. Since 2003, Grand Valley has celebrated these students for their leadership, dedication, and hard work here at Grand Valley. I am Grand Valley is an opportunity to thank and honor the student leaders here at Grand Valley and celebrate what it means to be a Laker.

I am Grand Valley

Students Aspiring in Leadership (S.A.I.L)

This Winter, the Office of Student Life will partner with the Peter C. Cook Leadership Academy to offer four leadership development workshops dedicated to helping students discover leadership styles and techniques that allow them to achieve their full potential as leaders at GVSU and beyond. All students are welcome to attend, and registration is free!

Learn More Here!

2024 Leadership Summit

After a four-year hiatus, the Office of Student Life, in collaboration with the Cook Leadership Academy, will offer a half-day leadership summit for students to network and attend sessions hosted by community leaders. More information about registering and submitting program proposals will be announced soon.

Leadership Summit 2024

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