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Zumberge Library and campus study halls are quickly filling up as exams week draws near at Grand Valley State University. With many students staying up late and pulling all-nighters in an attempt to conquer their workload and maximize study time studies show an increasing number of college students are illegally purchasing prescription medications like Adderall to help them study.
A recent wave of on-campus graffiti has cost Grand Valley State University 8212 and potentially its students 8212 almost 1400.
The Grand Valley Police Department and the Ottawa County Sheriff8217s Department have formed a joint task force to track down an increasing number of fake IDs in the area surrounding Grand Valley State University.
With tornado season on the verge Grand Valley State University8217s campus is gearing up with a new emergency alert system.
Grand Valley State University will host a Welcome Home Veterans 5K Fun RunWalk this Sunday.
Eighteen percent of all drivers killed in car crashes in 2009 tested positive for drugs according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. In Michigan alone drug-related vehicle fatalities increased by 30 percent in 2010 while alcohol-related fatalities declined. With both national and state statistics on the rise Grand Valley State University8217s police department is adding a new resource to its team a drug recognition expert.
Assistant Director of GVPD Capt. Brandon DeHaan said GVPD first became aware of the incidents at the end of August when the Synchronized Skating Club filed a police report stating that after reviewing the clubs finances officers discovered approximately 1000 in unauthorized charges had been made from April to June using the debit card linked to the clubs bank account. GVPD then launched a full investigation into the disputed charges which consisted of personal purchases unrelated to official club business or equipment.
The annual program which is hosted in conjunction with the Grand Valley Police Department will focus on how to drink safely and remain safe when choosing to drink in new environments with new people whether students are returning home over break or travelling in the U.S. or abroad. The 90-minute event begins at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Room 2263 of the Kirkhof Center.
While marijuana has long been the most common drug encounteredon campus by Grand Valley State University police officers are noticing the emergence of a new and potentially more dangerous drug K2.
At first glance it would seem that a legal rehabilitation system first pioneered by Boston boot maker John Augustus in the mid-1800s would have little impact on the modern college students life. But for the approximately 100 Grand Valley State University students presently on probation the system requires many life changes and for the increasing number of students who violate probation some tough decisions too.
Students who bemoaned a 8220green Christmas8221 over Winter Break were welcomed back to Grand Valley State University with more seasonally-appropriate weather as snow finally began accumulating on GVSU8217s campus over the past two weeks. But with the snow8217s arrival comes slick sloppy roads and more hazardous driving conditions and the Grand Valley Police Department is advising students to be cautious as they drive.
Instead the students8217 cases have been referred to the Dean of Students8217 Office as part of the academic judiciary process.
The Grand Valley State University Police Department received a report of an assault on a female student that occurred on the night of Tuesday Nov. 16 at 1130 PM.
With marijuana-related offenses on the rise at Grand Valley State University the team behind the university8217s Alcohol Campus Education Services or ACES is introducing a new program MACES for students charged with marijuana offenses.
The Grand Valley Police Department will be unveiling its new See Something Say Something campaign at this weekend8217s home football game against Saginaw Valley State University.
The Grand Valley Police Department is asking a good Samaritan who assisted an assault victim this past weekend to help develop leads in the case.
Grand Valley State University Police and the Ottawa County Sheriffs Department are investigating the death of an 18-month-old girl who died at the on-campus Laker Village Apartments this weekend.
With an ever-growing population it can be increasingly difficult for university faculty and staff to ensure the mental and emotional health of the student body and the safety of the university community as a whole. But Grand Valley State University8217s behavioral team founded in 2003 is designed to identify and assist those students who exhibit disruptive harmful and at-risk behaviors.
In the recent myGVSU survey 84 percent of Grand Valley State University respondents self-identified as white but more of the 16 percent who self-identified as people of color said they have more trouble finding on-campus role models than their white counterparts.
Grand Valley State University8217s latest crime statistics show that larceny the unlawful acquisition of person property with the intent to deprive permenantly continues to be the most commonly reported crime at the university and it is currently on the rise.