The word ‘farming’ usually brings to mind images of open fields, cows and, of course, big, red barns.
But certainly not city streets.
Located in downtown Grand Rapids, the non-profit organization Well House has been providing safe, affordable housing to the homeless for over 36 years.
Over the course of three weeks, students at Grand Valley State University organized and implemented five different events to raise nearly $2,400 for the Make-A-Wish Michigan organization last April.
The class, Introduction to Meeting and Event Management, was taught by Patricia Janes, professor of hospitality and tourism management, and had 24 students who worked in teams to coordinate the events.
“Make-A-Wish Michigan really embodies everything we try to do in the hospitality industry,” Janes said.
If the adage “It’s not how you start, but how you finish” has a place in sports, then the 2013 Grand Valley State University baseball team is a perfect example.
Grand Valley State University is hosting its second annual G3 Camp: Grandparents, Grandkids, Grand Valley from June 25 to June 27. The camp brings children ages eight to 12 to Allendale for a three-day college experience—and a little bonding time—with their grandparents.
With a new housing complex rising at Campus West and another outside contract in the works near Grand Valley State University’s Pew Campus, local students are given more opportunities to choose affordable, convenient housing.
The body of former Grand Valley State University championship quarterback Cullen Finnerty was found May 28 after he was reported missing for two days. There were no signs of injuries or foul play, Lake County Sheriff Robert Hilts said. An initial autopsy did not determine the cause of death, but additional tests, including examining Finnerty’s brain, will be conducted.
The body of former Grand Valley State University quarterback Cullen Finnerty was found last night.
Finnerty, 30, was found wearing a camouflaged jacket and fishing waders in the woods less than a mile north of where he disappeared.
There were no signs of injuries or foul play, according to Lake County Sheriff Robert Hilts.
After traveling over 650 miles to Salem, Va. this past weekend to participate in the schools first Division II college softball World Series tournament since 2002, the cross country journey four years in the making sputtered to a close – one game short of the desired destination.
Six years ago when the ACRA Club National Championship was created, Grand Valley State University set out to become a household name in rowing. After capturing a national championship every single year since it’s creation, the GVSU women have put the Lakers on the map.
This past weekend the Grand Valley State University golf team had the opportunity to be represented at the 2013 NCAA Division II National Championships when junior Chris Cunningham took the stage at the individual tournament.