Member Spotlights


Military and Veteran Resource director wins national Advisor of the Year honor

Jill Hinton Wolfe, director of Grand Valley's Secchia Military & Veterans Resource Center, was named Chapter Advisor of the Year by Student Veterans of America at its annual convention in Orlando on January 6.

Congratulations Ken Fridsma, the inaugural Laker "Fan of the Year!"

Ken Fridsma, was selected as the inaugural Laker "Fan of the Year!" He has been a GVSU football season ticket holder since the team's inception in 1960.

Alan Steinman reflects on his two decades as director of Annis Water Resources Institute

After 21 years as the Allen and Helen Hunting Director of the Robert B. Annis Water Resources Institute, Al Steinman officially steps down from his role to focus on research and teaching.

Team led by GVSU expert creates website to honor West Michigan Holocaust survivors

A team led by a Grand Valley Holocaust scholar has created a website with a mission to educate the community by telling the comprehensive stories of West Michigan Holocaust survivors.

Tom Butcher honored for nearly 40 years of service to university law

Thomas A. Butcher, vice president emeritus and long-time general counsel for GVSU, was recently named a Life Member of the National Association of College and University Attorneys.

GVSU a main recipient of funding to boost statewide STEM education

State officials reimagined how to move Michigan's STEM education forward by creating three educational action areas, with each grant recipient focusing on one aspect of STEM, said Kris Pachla, director of GVSU's Regional Math and Science Center.

"It's the kind of flower only a biochemist could love."

The time of year has arrived when a tropical plant carefully tended by faculty member Todd Carlson has finally come into bloom in his office for a fleeting time period.

President Emeritus Thomas Haas to be inducted into the MI Military and Veterans Hall of Honor

President Emeritus Thomas J. Haas will be inducted into the Michigan Military and Veterans Hall of Honor. A ceremony will be held for inductees at the Michigan History Museum in Lansing.

Professor Scantlebury Uses Many Avenues To Reach Students Online

Michael Scantlebury makes a point to start his Hospitality and Tourism Management classes with music. That custom has continued this semester with his online classes.

Meghan Cai Offers Tutoring During COVID-19 Pandemic

A network of tutors from Grand Valley is available to offer free assistance to sixth-12th graders as they finish their school's remote learning lessons.

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