This fall on Grand Valley State University's campus, freshman enrollment is not the only thing growing -- during the last four years, GVSU's Greek life community has been steadily increasing, with 2011 membership at over 6,950 students, a steep increase from four years previous.
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For Ki Deuk Hyun, assistant professor in the journalism department at Grand Valley State University, being an international faculty member in the U.S. takes some getting used to.
Campus Sustainability Week at Grand Valley State University will start Friday with the fourth annual Sustainability Champions Awards Breakfast, celebrating individuals who support the ideals of sustainability both in practice and belief.
In the spirit of choosing and changing majors, GVSU alumni, faculty and students will gather in the Kirkhof Center's Grand River Room on Wednesday for the sixth annual Academic Majors Fair.
Having worked in Africa as a nurse and as a consultant for the State Department, among other assignments, Chaponniere brings a global perspective and passion for international work, said Cynthia McCurren, KCON dean and professor of nursing.
Produced by the Grand Rapids Institute for Information Democracy and co-sponsored by Grand Valley State University's LGBT Resource Center and Kutsche Office of Local History, the premiere of "A People's History of the LGBTQ Community in Grand Rapids" is scheduled for screening on Thursday.
The announcement of the new stations was coupled with a demonstration at the Pew Campus' Padnos College of Engineering and Computing on Wednesday, using GVSU's new Cheverlet Volt electric service vehicle.
11The video chat will discuss wind energy programs, which have been dismissed as a viable energy source in the U.S. Currently, there are no domestic offshore wind energy plants in the U.S.
This week Grand Valley State University's Annis Water Resources Institute will host two climate experts for seminars today and Wednesday to cover the topic of climate change.
After accurately recording wind speeds, water temperature, barometric pressure and other natural factors over Lake Michigan for 58 days, Grand Valley State University's wind research buoy was retrieved Dec. 30.
Brent Showerman lays out the same pair of socks before bed. They’re the ones he wears every race, and those shorts he wears to bed when he’s getting the socks – those are the same ones he wears the night before every race. He just missed All-American honors and finishing in the top 10 at both the GLIAC and Midwest Regional Championships last season, but for the junior runner, that taste of success has him hungry for more, even if he won’t admit it.
In the athletic world, getting one person to do something technically sound can prove challenging enough, let alone with eight crewmembers. That is the job that Grand Valley State University’s John Bancheri has with the rowing team. GVSU jump-starts its fall rowing season this month in Marietta, Ohio with the Marietta Combine, hoping to build the base of a winning year.
With a home game against Ashland University on Friday, you might expect the No. 3 Grand Valley State University women’s soccer team to be cheered on by loyal family members and friends.
Grand Valley State University soundly defeated Lake Erie College in women’s tennis on Sunday morning to close out a stellar weekend in which they went 3-0. “It’s always much nicer to start out 3-0 as opposed to 0-3,” said GVSU head coach John Black. The Lakers enjoyed a trio of 9-0 wins this weekend beating Malone College on Friday and Walsh University Saturday before closing with the 9-0 win on Sunday.
The Grand Valley State University men’s golf team showed vast improvement from Sunday’s round to close out the tournament in third place at GLIAC Fall Event in South Haven on Monday.
Grand Valley State University may best be known for its football program but it’s football’s cousin, rugby, that is catching fire. The Lakers top men’s rugby club opened its season up with a win at the University of Louisville, wining 20-14 on Sept. 15. With rival Indiana University of Pennsylvania next on the schedule for Saturday the Lakers, some grit and determination will be needed.
Even amidst a terrible season, a team can salvage a whole year with a win against their archrival. These days it appears as though Grand Valley State University has distanced the gap with its rivals.
After six seasons with Cory Whitaker as head coach, the Grand Valley State University women’s ice hockey team will be led by two former assistant coaches, now head coaches.
With foul weather outside, the Grand Valley State University women’s tennis team went inside at Ramblewood Tennis Club to finish up their weekend of matches, defeating Ashland University 6-3 on Sunday.
College sports are about more than just winning. Representing a school is the highest honor a collegiate athlete can achieve, while splitting time between the classroom and the sporting world.