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As the summer season kicks off again Grand Valley State University construction projects wont be taking a break.
Nearly 3000 Grand Valley State University students celebrated their graduation at Saturday8217s commencement ceremonies where Gov. Rick Snyder delivered the morning address and Douglas Rothwell president and CEO of Business Leaders for Michigan delivered the afternoon address.
In spite of student demonstrations requesting to remove Gov. Rick Snyder from the commencement speaker line-up the spring ceremony will continue as planned with Snyder delivering the morning address on April 27.
The administrators and staff currently occupying the basement of Grand Valley State Universitys Zumberge Library are preparing for a temporary move downtown for the 2013-2014 school year.Jim Bachmeier GVSU vice president for Finance and Administration said the offices will move out in May 2013 and return in June 2014 as soon as furniture is installed.This is part of the dominos of a few projects Bachmeier said.
Using his standard Big History approach to conceptualize humanitys place in the universe Grand Valley State University professor Craig Benjamin put GVSUs community into context at Mondays annual award ceremony.
At the persuasion of his professor Jason Michalek showcased his linguistics research at last years Student Scholars Dayand he came away wondering why hed never participated before.Michalek who graduated from Grand Valley State University in 2012 valued the experience so much that he stuck around another year to present his English research at Wednesdays SSD.
Grand Valley State Universitys Japanese Culture Association is hosting the inaugural Michigan Japanese Heritage and Culture Conference on Friday to shed light on and clear up misconceptions of the East Asian nation.Austin Knight activities coordinator for the JCA said the student organization came up with the idea to host the conference during the Asian Pacific Heritage Celebration which he said did not well represent Japanese culture.Knight said the JCA has surveyed people around campus about Japanese heritage to determine the strongest misconceptions which will be addressed at the conference.Stereotypes hes heard vary from all Japanese people being very technologically savvy to all wearing traditional silk robes.We want to show people that while it is a different culture its not an alien and foreign thing he said adding that much of Japanese culture can be found in the U.S.
The movement to cut Grand Valley State Universitys contract with Adidas has remained firm as the students behind it appealed to the Student Senate for support on Thursday.
Ulandra Reynolds found that her frustration searching for hair products is not an isolated phenomenon but a widespread grievance among African American women.
About 15 sign-wielding students marched around campus Tuesday to protest Grand Valley State Universitys recently formed contract with Adidas which has allegedly shut down a factory in Indonesia without issuing 1.8 million in severance pay to its workers.
Most people who pass by Grand Valley State Universitys Transformational Link have heard the condemning mantras of crowd-drawing preachers and religious activists whose message of justice seems to incite more jeers than repentance.
Grand Valley State University President Thomas J. Haas recently signed a memo of understanding with the Michigan Department of Veterans Affairs to establish an on-campus office for a veteran service officer to help GVSUs veterans gain access to VA health care and benefits as well as file compensation claims for service-related disabilities.
The Executive Committee of Grand Valley State Universitys Academic Senate moved March 1 to recommend approval from the UAS on a graduate council memo aimed to shorten the amount of time students spend completing a combined degree program.The memo suggests that 12 graduate level credits count toward undergraduate degree programs when students choose to pursue degrees of different levels through an integrated curriculum.
A university is often called a marketplace of ideas. Every school year brings a fresh wave of students and with it a fresh blend of political ideas social expectations academic interests and religious zeal.To promote understanding and develop well-informed students Grand Valley State University offers courses and programs for most if not all measures of diversity.
Two people were transported to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries Tuesday when their car struck a Rapid bus shortly after 6 p.m.Prior reports say the car was traveling westbound on Lake Michigan Drive near 14th Avenue in Tallmadge Township when it veered into the eastbound lane and struck the bus head-on.Capt.
For six hours a week for almost a full year 11 students from the Henry Ford Academy in Detroit toiled over their canvas panels drawing and painting and learning from a local art hero.
Though the Allendale Board of Trustees did not heavily discuss GVSU at its Feb. 11 meeting the local university has been a point of conversation over the past few months.People in town have had a little attitude about Grand Valley Township Trustee Matt Murphy said adding that the main problems tend to be with the housing needs and traffic growth.
Grand Valley State University hosted nine Midwestern colleges Feb. 14-16 for the annual Model Arab League one of 16 conferences across the U.S.
In typical fashion the Jewish Hillel group Grand Valley State University broke bread together Friday night as they celebrated Shabbat or the Jewish day of rest. But this bread passed through different hands and had a deeper significance than usual.
All that time spent procrastinating on Facebook and Twitter and any other interactive site will finally pay off for a few Grand Valley State University students.
Pictures of the Year 2012-2013
8:00 am | MBA Information Meeting: AM session
10:00 am | SAP Farm Stand
5:30 pm | MBA Information Meeting: PM Session
7:30 am | GVSU Downtown Toastmasters
11:00 am | GVSU Track & Field at NCAA Championships
5:30 pm | MBA Information Meeting: Holland
7:00 pm | Failure Lab
11:00 am | GVSU Track & Field at NCAA Championships
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