Grand Valley State University will contend with other Michigan universities during their fifth-annual RecycleMania competition over a ten-week period this year.
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Although Grand Valley State University looks to compete with other Michigan institutions for some of the state’s top students, some administrators said the university will not raise its minimum admissions requirements to meet or exceed those of other universities.
Grand Valley State University's 15th annual Leadership Summit will host college students from across the state to participate in leadership workshops and receive pointers from a motivational speaker.
For most, the thought of mingling with the deceased is the stuff of nightmares, but for many students in medical or health-related graduate programs at Grand Valley State University, cadaver labs are part of everyday studies.
For college students across the globe, the stresses of higher education can be a heavy burden to bear. For many students, stress that creeps up and culminates around mid-semester can cause fatigue, apathy and even cause a student to give up on higher education completely.
Bob Brown, assistant director of Facilities Planning, said there are 2,909 total spaces available for commuters and 3,116 spaces for residents on campus.
Everyone dreams of being a superhero. Grand Valley State University professor Jonathan White made it happen. White has fought terrorism, demons and ignorance all in the latter half of his life, working as a history, criminal justice and honors professor, partner of local and national crime-fighting organizations and preacher.
Under the stress of rigorous courses, relationship maintenance and the dynamic college lifestyle, many students find comfort in a pint of Ben and Jerry's and a bag of Lay's potato chips.
Last Monday, SEC members lead a "dumpster dive" event, diving into the dumpster outside of the Commons near Fresh Food Company in an effort to raise awareness about over-consumption and wasteful habits.
The Student Veterans Organization at Grand Valley State University will host its first fundraiser at its "Date a Veteran Auction" tomorrow at 7 p.m. at the Main Street Pub.
All students at Grand Valley State University must take a science course with a lab at some point in their college careers, but ost, if not all, of those lab courses are offered for very little credit at the university.
The SVO raised $424 in its first-ever fundraiser; $252.40 went to the SVO and $169.60 went to the Wounded Warrior Project, a group is that closely tied to the student organization.
The Provost's Office at Grand Valley State University has conducted a "University Wide Academic Assessment" on undergraduate advising services based on the feedback from students, faculty, staff and administrators. As a result, colleges involved are already discussing changes they could make to improve students' advising experience.
"[The] chemistry department takes great care for the environment and our budget," said Michelle DeWitt, lab supervisor. "Contrary to public opinion, chemistry professionals care about the environment, and thus are always looking for ways to improve the way we teach our experiments and run our labs. We love to experiment with new methods and technologies."
The Human Resources Department at Grand Valley State University hosted a presentation on assertive communication, which was put on as part of the Excellence Series and Journey to Professional Excellence, according to GVSU's Human Resources website.
Grand Valley State University's Kirkhof College of Nursing will change its admissions process in the fall of 2012 to be more accommodating to the almost 200 students who apply to the program each semester.
Whether trying to uncover an elaborate resort hotel in Michigan that burned down in the late 19th Century, digging up human skulls from the Trypilian culture in the Ukraine or living in eco-villages in New Zealand, students majoring in archeology and anthropology are going to be busy this summer.
Passions will turn into practices when Grand Valley State University's first students graduate from the Doctor of Nursing Practice program this spring.
As more and more fruit is flung onto the roof of Weed Living Centers and onto various art structures near Fresh Food Company, Sustainability and Campus Dining personnel at Grand Valley State University are starting to hit the roof over the amount of food that is wasted.
Grand Valley State University’s Meijer Campus in Holland hosted Beehive Building Day on Saturday to teach visitors why bees are so important in shaping society.