Welcome to Student Life Weekly

Updated April 21, 2021

Student Life Weekly is a once a week email based newsletter which will help keep you informed about ways to get involved and upcoming events. Make this the semester you join a new student organization, get involved with the Community Service Learning Center, rush for a Fraternity or Sorority, or meet new people at a campus event!

You can find even more information about involvement opportunities on the Office of Student Life website.

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Latest Articles

Leah Erben

Laugh Out Loud with Leah Erben: A Student Life Story

In high school, Leah Erben sold tickets to her school’s improv shows, but she never had the confidence to go up on stage herself. Today, as the president of GVSU’s improv comedy team “Subject to Change”, Leah has not only found her confidence but has learned how to inspire it in others.
This is how Leah found herself through improv comedy and how you can use her story to discover your passion too.

Read more about Leah’s involvement story


How Nick Moran Made Headlines: A Student Life Story

Nick Moran knew he wasn’t ready to give up journalism when he first came to Grand Valley. He worked hard and became the editor-in-chief of the Grand Valley Lanthorn; he found a way to pursue his love of media and passion for honest journalism by using his time at Grand Valley to keep the student body informed.
Here is Nick’s story.

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Breaking News: The Cook Carillon Clock Tower is Being Torn Down

Grand Valley’s Cook Carillon Clock Tower will soon be coming down. Beginning the week of April 7, the Clock Tower will be disassembled brick by brick with the help of various members of Grand Valley’s maintenance and custodial teams.

When is the Clock Tower leaving Grand Valley?


Popular Articles

An illustration of the Transformational Link.

Fact or Fiction? Investigating the Scariest GVSU Myths

Are there haunted tunnels beneath the GVSU campus? Were living centers like Copeland and Robinson originally designed to be prisons? It’s mysterious GV Myths like these that transfer from one student to the next until we can’t tell what’s fact and what’s fiction. What are we supposed to believe? After an in-depth investigation, here is the real truth behind the GVSU mysteries that haunt us all.

 

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How to Ace a Study Date

Study dates are much harder than getting an A on your next exam; you spend so much time preparing for your next exam that your date can end up feeling neglected! Finding that balance is an art. If you need some tips on how to wow your professor, while also being a flirt-master, check out this list!

Louie Rom Com

How to Star in Your Own GVSU Rom Com

Valentine’s Day is just a few short days away, and you can’t stop imagining what it would be like to meet the love of your life on campus. Your mind is replaying every romantic comedy you’ve ever seen, and you’re feeling a bit wistful as the holiday approaches. As you prepare for class this love-filled day, you begin to feel hopeful, so you throw on your backpack and practically skip out the door. Little do you know your rom com wishes are about to come true...


Upcoming Events

Nonprofit Volunteer and Internship Fair

September 14, 2021 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Come on out to the Kirkhof lawn in Allendale or in the DeVos Courtyard downtown for the 2021 Fall Nonprofit Volunteer and Internship Fair. This Fair hosts approximately 60 nonprofit organizations...

Democracy 101

September 15, 2021 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us for presentations, panels, and discussions! Topics for Fall 2021 are still TBD. RSVP on LakerLink

Blood Drive with Versiti Blood Center of Michigan

September 21, 2021 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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Blood Drive with Versiti Blood Center of Michigan

September 22, 2021 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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Democracy 101

September 29, 2021 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us for presentations, panels, and discussions! Topics for Fall 2021 are still TBD. RSVP on LakerLink

Blood Drive with Versiti Blood Center of Michigan

October 12, 2021 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Sign up to donate blood and give back to your community! RSVP on LakerLink

Democracy 101

October 13, 2021 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us for presentations, panels, and discussions! Topics for Fall 2021 are still TBD. RSVP on LakerLink

Make a Difference Day

October 14, 2021 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Join the Office of Student Life Community Service Learning Center and hundreds of GVSU students to give back to our community on this national day of service. GVSU has recognized and participated in...

Blood Drive with Versiti Blood Center of Michigan

October 21, 2021 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Sign up to donate blood and give back to your community! RSVP on LakerLink

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The Office of Student Life is a department of the Division of Student Affairs of Grand Valley State University.