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Transportation Planning students organize panel of experts for discussion on the future of 48th Avenue

Published April 17, 2013

In every course Patricia Houser teaches in her department at Grand Valley State UniversityGeography and Planningshe has the same theme.



Published April 17, 2013

GVL Anya Zentmeyer Bob Brown on the right speaking during a panel held to further discuss the expansion of making 48th Ave. in Allendale a more walkable and bikeable option.



Sneak Peek event offers students exclusive look at new library

Published April 14, 2013

When Thomas J. Haas became president of Grand Valley State University nearly seven years ago the Mary Idema Pew Library Learning and Information Commons seemed like a distant vision.



Student Scholars bring energy, innovation to the table

Published April 10, 2013

With 600-plus student presenters representing 60-odd majors across the board Grand Valley State Universitys Director of Undergraduate Research and Scholarship Susan Mendoza said this years Student Scholars Day had more energy and engagement than in past years keeping students in the Kirkhof Centers Grand River Room well past the 5 p.m. end time for the day-long event.



Students invited to new library Sneak Peek event

Published April 10, 2013

For students on Grand Valley State Universitys Allendale Campus the presence of the new Mary Idema Pew Library Learning and Information Commons is nothing new but on April 17 GVSU will give both undergraduates who have looked at the towering 65 million structure with anticipation and graduating seniors lamenting the summer completion date a chance to get a sneak peek into GVSUs new futuristic library that spares no academic luxury.



Published April 7, 2013

GVL Anya Zentmeyer



Ottawa County Prosecutor won’t press criminal charges on GV student guilty of fake emails

Published March 31, 2013

Prosecuting Attorney Ron Frantz announced that Ottawa County Prosecutors would not charge the Grand Valley Sate University student responsible for a string of emails impersonating university faculty and administrators with criminal charges.



GVSU student confesses to misrepresenting as faculty, administrators in fake emails

Published March 25, 2013

The Grand Valley Police Department has identified a current Grand Valley State University student as the individual responsible for a string of email misrepresentations wherein the student sent a number of emails falsely representing themselves as faculty staff or administrators of the university in order to set up fake meetings to attempt to cancel classes.



GV student media teams up for telethon even

Published March 24, 2013

In 2013 an estimated 1660290 Americans will be diagnosed with some form of cancer according to a recent report released by the American Cancer Society and 280350 will die from the disease thats almost 1600 people each day in the U.S. alone.



GVPD looks for suspects in 'email misrepresentation'

Published March 21, 2013

The Grand Valley Police Department are currently investigating fraudulent email communications at Grand Valley State University what Capt.



Student Senate election packet deadline approaches

Published March 13, 2013

Election packets for Grand Valley State University students hoping to snag a spot on next years Student Senate are due March 18 to the Senates office by 5 p.m.



Senate to finalize 2013-14 base budget proposal

Published February 27, 2013

The Grand Valley State University Student Senate is expected to ratify their 2013-14 Student Life Fund base budget proposal today at their general assembly meeting including a 25000 increase in funding for the Graduate Student Association who will receive a 55000 allocation next fall plus one-third of any 2013-14 rollover funds.



Art2Park seeks student submissions

Published February 20, 2013

Grand Valley State Universitys parking permit design competition Art2Park will be accepting student submissions from Feb.



Published February 19, 2013

Students tuck their heads down to avoid the harsh winter weather on Grand Valley State University8217s Allendale campus



Published February 19, 2013

A snow plow clears a walkway between the Cook Carillion Clock Tower and the Student Services building on Grand Valley State University8217s Allendale Campus



Published February 19, 2013

Students tuck their heads down to avoid the harsh winter weather on Grand Valley State University8217s Allendale campus



YBBW plans week of events to promote student unity

Published February 17, 2013

This week at Grand Valley State University get in touch with the leader in you during You Beautiful Black Womens Black Luv Week a week of events that aim at promoting black leadership excellence and unity among minority organizations.



Student Senate, GSA to hash out fall funding allocation

Published February 13, 2013

The Grand Valley State University Student Senate will meet with members of the Graduate Student Association on Friday to discuss changes brewing in allocation funds for the GSA next fall.



1.6% increase set for 2013 housing rates

Published February 10, 2013

Grand Valley State University students living on campus next fall will see a 1.6 percent increase in housing costs approved by the universitys Board of Trustees last week bringing the per-semester cost of both a traditional style living center and a 14-meal plan up by 40 costing residents 2740 and 1300 respectively.



Board of Trustees give GV the green light on $18.7 million in additions

Published February 10, 2013

The Grand Valley State University Board of Trustees passed plans to move forward on two new construction projects on the universitys Allendale Campus a 22000 square-foot addition to Au Sable Hall and a new home for the University Bookstore a two-story 45000 square-foot building to free up the existing space for additional food service student study areas and student life activities.