On November 20, 2018, we welcome Cornerstone
University's business class for a visit!
On November 19, 2018, Kent District
Library visited the showcase.
On November 19, 2018, Andrews University visited
On November 16, 2018 we welcome Gifted Program from
Discovery Elementary - Kentwood!
K12 teachers from the GVSU Regional Math and Science
Center Fall Science Update Conference visited the
showcase on November 14, 2018.
The GRCC Learning Environments Team visited the
showcase on October 29, 2018!
Thank you for our tour group from Tarrant County College
in Texas for visiting the showcase on October 1, 2018!
Thank you to our visitors from Universidad del
Rosario in Columbia!
The showcase was part of the GVSU 24th Annual Fall
Conference on Teaching and Learning, held on August 22, 2018.
The GVSU Child Enrichment Center visited on
The eLearning and Emerging Technologies team hosted the
GVSU New Faculty Orientation on August 8, 2018.
Faculty attending this event came to the showcase to learn the
greatest and the latest of tech at GVSU.
Thank you for GVSU class, EDI 633 - Teaching Social
Studies and Diversity for visiting the showcase!
The showcase went on-the-road to join Code.org and
GRTeachercon in engaging with over 200 K12 teachers
on July 9, 2018.
Welcome to Fusion Academy and thank you for
visiting the showcase at GVSU!
The showcase hosted a tour for the bi-annual
Michigan Merit Network Board Meeting.
Thank you to the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)
at Aquinas College for visiting in June 2018!
Welcome to over 200 5th grade visitors from Appleview
Elementary in Sparta. We hope the enthusiastic, inquiring
fifth graders enjoyed their visit!
Thank you to Grand Rapids Community College
Distance Learning and Instructional Technologies team for the visit!
On April 14, a hackGVSU event was coordinated with sponsor Blackboard Inc. - and the
showcase was open during the very first GVSU 'Hackathon'!
Thank you to Cornerstone University's Database Business
Class for visiting the showcase on February 14.
Thank you to Universite De Strasbourg from France
for touring the showcase in February of 2018.
Supported student 3D printing for a HNR 208 Special
Topics, and MKT 370 New Product
Thank you to EDT 312 - Children and
Technology, CIS150 - Introduction to
Computing and ART394 - Interactive
Studio and EDI633 - Teaching Social Studies and
Diversity for visiting the showcase in 2018!
Partnering with the GVSU Art Gallery, the showcase provided an HTC
Vive virtual reality experience for the opening night of a special
exhibit called Ebb & Flow: Explorations in Painting by
Herbert Murrie on January 18, 2018.
Thank you to Grand Blanc Public Schools and Taylor
Prep for visiting the showcase.
Thank you to ART312 - Graphic Design IV Experience Design,
CIS150: Introduction to Computing, CAP 105:
Technology in Public Relations and Advertising,
and REL 340: Religion and Popular Culture classes
for visiting the showcase in the Fall 2017 semester!
Thank you to the following charter schools for visiting the
showcase in the Winter 2017 semester: Excel Charter
Academy, University Prep Science and Math Middle School, Success
Mile Academy, Knapp Academy, Timberland Charter Academy, Byron
Center Charter, Washington-Parks Academy, Vanguard Charter
Academy, Paragon Charter Academy, Windemere Park Charter Academy,
Warrendale Charter Academy, West Michigan Academy of the Arts and
Academics, William C. Abney, Hanley International Academy, Achieve
Charter Academy, East Arbor Charter Academy
Science Olympiad was hosted by GVSU and more than
1,000 students from 21 K12 schools in Michigan visited
the showcase in March, 2017!
Thank you to West Virginia University for
stopping by the showcase.
Thank you to Brazil FGV for visiting the showcase
on September 8!
Thank you to Lansing Community College, Wayne State
University, University of Michigan, and
Fudan University for visiting the showcase!
The showcase will be participating with the Johnson Center in the GR Mini Maker
Faire on August 20 and 21.
The showcase participated in the Making in Michigan Libraries
(IMLS-Funded Project of the University of Michigan School of
Information) Road Trip "Making
as Learning: A Three Day Workshop" at
Coopersville High School.
University of Michigan Library and Digital Media
Commons - Thank you for stopping into the showcase to talk
makerspaces, VR, AR, and emerging #edtech!
Montana State University, Steelcase, and Brightspot
- Thank you for checking out the showcase!
EDUCAUSE Annual Conference - The showcase
was featured in a panel session for EDUCAUSE along with
12 presenters from 8 colleges and universities including: University
of Oregon, Pennsylvania State University, Berry College, University
of Miami, University of Central Florida, Glendale Community College,
and California State University.
GVSU University Communications Snapchat Story -
University Communications at GVSU highlighted the showcase in their
Snapchat story. This story got viewed more than 1,000 times!
Saginaw Valley State University - Thank you for
stopping by to talk #EdTech!
Michigan Library Association Technologies and Trends
Conference 2015 - Thank you for visiting!
Sparta Area Public Schools - Thank you to the 200
5th graders that stopped by the showcase!
GVSU International - Thank you to our visitors from
China, Vietnam, Spain, Malaysia, and Australia!
Holland High School & Honor Society - Thank you
to the GVSU Information Systems Student Honor Society group for
facilitating a high school tour of the showcase!
Kendall College of Art and Design / Introduction to Design
Class - We hope you enjoyed your visit to the showcase!
East Grand Rapids Public High School - Thank you to
East GR for visiting the showcase!
WOODTV8 eightWest - Thank you to our local NBC team for
shooting some footage in the showcase!
Pittsburgh Theological Seminary - Thank you for
stopping in to check out the tech!
Saginaw Valley State University - Thank you to SVSU
for stopping by for a technology-inspired visit!
New Media Consortium Horizon Report 2015 - The
showcase was featured on page
the Horizon Report! "Grand Valley State University Technology Showcase, go.nmc.org/gvsu, (Grand Valley State University, accessed 12 January 2015.), The Information Technology department at Grand Valley State University created an open technology showcase to immerse faculty, staff, and students in discovering how emerging technologies can enhance teaching and learning."
Kendall College of Art and Design - Thank you to
all of the interior design students from Kendall for visiting the showcase!
40 Visuals - Great talking with staff from 40
Visuals located in Spring Lake, MI about displays and environmental
GVSU COM 495 Students - Thank you to Professor Len
O'Kelly's class for visiting the showcase!
GVSU Film/Video Students - Thank you to Professor
Shah's class for checking out the showcase!
GVSU CIS 150Students - Thank you
to over 160 students from Professor Kautz's CIS 150 class for
visiting the showcase!
Steelcase Germany - Thank you for stopping by the showcase!
CFV 326 New Media I - Welcome GVSU new media students.
Kettering University - Thank you to our guests from
Flint for visiting.
University of Louisville - Thank you to our guests
from Kentucky for stopping by the showcase,
Byron Center Charter - Thank you to our K12 visitors.
Eastern Kentucky University - We enjoyed talking
with several staff from EKU in October, 2014.
K12 EdTech Rally Visit - Thank you to all of the
attendees from EdTechs @ GR for the visit of the library and
NMC Horizons Report Library Edition 2014 - The
showcase was highlighted in the NMC report as an example site on the
following long-range trend: "Driving technology adoption in
academic and research libraries in five or more years."
Ball State University - Great talking #edtech with
University of Pittsburgh University Library
System - Thank you for visiting!
Caledonia High School - Great talking #edtech with
our local K12 teachers and administrators.
CS150 and EDR321 Class Visits - The showcase
welcomes students from several of the CS150 and EDR321 classes at
GVSU in the Fall 2014 semester!
Mentor Public Schools - Happy to host a visit from
Mentor Public Schools from Ohio. Thank for your visiting the showcase!
Wharton Community College - Thank you to Wharton CC
for visiting the showcase!
American University - Hosted a tour for several
staff from American University from Washington DC.
Campus Life Night 2014 - The showcase participated
in GVSU's annual campus life night where several thousand students
attend to learn about campus departments, organizations, etc.
University of Kansas Medical Center - Provided a
tour for a group from the University of Kansas.
Nova Southeastern University - Happy to host the
team from NSU during their visit to the library.
University of Michigan - Thank you to the U of M
for visiting the showcase in August 2014.
GVSU New Faculty Orientation - The showcase was a
featured stop at the new faculty orientation for Fall 2014.
University of Michigan Dearborn - Several
librarians from the UM Dearborn visited the showcase.
GVSU Library Convocation - The showcase
participated in the Fall 2014 convocation event for the library.
Western Michigan University Visit - The showcase
hosted a group from WMU as they toured the library at GVSU.
Upward Bound - The Technology Showcase hosted an
intern from the GVSU Upward Bound program for the summer 2014.
Notre Dame Visit - Information Technology and
Library staff from Notre Dame toured the showcase to discuss
educational technology and Technology Showcase.
Ferris State University - Several members from
FSU's IT group visited the showcase while they were here touring the library.
Michigan GEAR UP - Several local 8th grade student
groups toured the showcase from the MI GEAR UP program at GVSU.
SHW Group - The principle architect from SHW Group
visited the showcase during a tour of the library.
Steelcase Visit - Visitors from Japan and Korea
toured the showcase along with an Architecture and Design Firm from
Ann Arbor in June 2014.
University of Michigan-Flint - Members from
UM-Flint visited the showcase.
China Delegation Visits Showcase - 11 universities
from China visited the library and showcase in June 2014 along with
the Padnos International Center.
GVSU EducationUSA and International Admissions Visit -
Members from the EducationUSA Center and International
Admissions toured the showcase in June 2014 with visitors from
Ghana, Senegal, Poland, and Egypt.
Olivet College Visit - Librarians from Olivet
College visited the showcase.
LOEX 2014 Visit - Many librarians from the Library
Orientation Exchange visited the showcase from areas including:
North Carolina, West Indies, Minneapolis, Indianapolis, Houston, and Georgia.
San Jose State University Visit - Several
representatives from SJSU visited the showcase in May 2014.
8th Grade Tours - Several 8th grade classes visited
the showcase from GVSU's Lansing and Detroit Charter Schools.
GV Magazine Spring 2014 Issue - The Technology
Showcase was highlighted on the cover and as a featured article in
2014 issue of GV Magazine. This feature also included a YouTube video
highlight about the showcase on the GVSU channel.
International Visit - Representatives from China,
Nepal, Vietnam, and India visited the showcase.
CollabraCam Visit - The founder of the local
startup CollabraCam visited the showcase.
Hope College Visit - Librarians from Hope College
visited the library and showcase in April 2014.
Technology Showcase Video - GVSU Libraries released
a YouTube video
about the showcase.
Lansing Community College - Several librarians from
LCC visited the showcase in March 2014.
GVSU Student Scholars Day 2014 - Natalie Phillips
used the showcase for her visual art project
entitled "Bound" which is an interactive light-based piece
that detects motion to control its light source. The
presentation included a projector, Max6, and Microsoft Kinect for
the 19th Annual Student
Scholars Day. On April 9, there were more than 300
presentations by 500 student scholars and 165 mentors.
GVSU ExtravaGRANDza 2014 - Part of the Laker
Traditions program and Laker4Lifetime, the showcase was a
destination site for the ExtravaGRANDza
“Last Tour” for seniors.
Mid-East Honors Association Conference - The
Technology Showcase was highlighted in a session about 3D printing
and Google Glass by Jonathan Cook, student assistant, at the Mid-East Honors
Association event that was held at GVSU's Devos Campus from
April 4th to April 6th, 2014.
Allendale Township Board Visit - Several members of
the Allendale Township Board visited the showcase in March 2014.
& Learning with Technology Symposium 2014 -
Technology highlighted at this event included: Google Glass, Double
Robotics, Leap Motion, and MakerBot Replicator 2 at the symposium on
March 19th which was located in the Mary Idema Pew Library Learning
and Information Commons.
Learning and Technology Showcase 2014 - Technology
highlighted at this event included: Google Glass, Double Robotics,
Leap Motion, and 3D printing at the symposium on March 19th which
was located in the main building at GRCC.
GVSU College of Education Visit - The COE visited
the showcase in February 2014.
Lawrence Tech University and SHW Group Visit -
Staff from LTU and the architect/design firm for the library visited
Jenison International Academy Visit - Staff from
the JIA visited the showcase along with a representative from
DesignVox Visit - An firm focusing on user
experience visiting the showcase.
Dart Frog Creative Visit - A 3D design and
animation firm visited the showcase in February 2014.
Zebra Imaging - The founder of Zebra Imaging which
produces 3D holographs visited the showcase.
EDUCAUSE 2013 - The showcase was highlighted in a
session entitled: "Getting Your Faculty to Adopt Learning
Management Technology: Lessons from the Front Lines" in
Anaheim, CA that was held from September 29th through October 2nd.
IDeL Web Site Feature - The showcase and Eric
Kunnen was featured on the GVSU
IDeL web site.
WOODTV eightWest "Summer camp bridges generations" - The showcase was highlighted in a segment on eightWest.