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GV students, staff to participate in Day of Service

(01/20/13 5:33pm)

Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?’” On Jan. 26, Grand Valley State University will answer that question by participating in the National Day of Service initiative right here in the West Michigan community as part of the university’s Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Week.


Event gives students a glimpse into daily difficulties of disabled individuals

(01/27/13 5:07pm)

On Thursday, Jan. 24, Sara Bartles, an International Relations major at Grand Valley State University, set out to show her fellow students just how difficult living with a disability can be. Bartles hosted the Enable the Disabled event, which allowed those present to participate in activities that some disabled people face daily, with the hope that they would walk away with a better understanding of disabled individuals.