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Jewish students at Grand Valley celebrate the start of Hanukkah

Published December 9, 2012

While many students are dreaming of a white Christmas Jewish students all over Grand Valley State University prepared for the first night of Hanukkah also known as the Festival of Lights this past Saturday.



Fellowship offers new teaching opportunity

Published December 2, 2012

How does a 30000 stipend admission to a masters degree program at a participating Michigan university and a whole host of other secondary school and guidance preparation networking mentoring and support sound



Zombies take over campus

Published November 18, 2012

Grand Valley State Universitys Allendale Campus was overrun by zombies on Saturday night 8211 and lots of them.



Alumni hosts 5 Under 25 event

Published November 18, 2012

For many Grand Valley State University students graduation is right around the corner. Life after graduation can be exciting but it can also seem daunting and overwhelming at times. To help students ease their minds before exams roll around the Future Alumni Association hosted their annual 5 Under 25 event.



Educating GVSU students on Arab culture

Published November 11, 2012

On Nov. 8 and 9 Grand Valley State University students traveled to the Middle East and North Africa 8211 or at least they pretended they did.



Cloudy with a chance of Sonny

Published November 11, 2012

Students filtered into the Grand Valley State University Cook-Dewitt Center to listen to members of the Comedy Club and a special guest speaker in Cloudy with a Chance of Sonny.



Students speak out about disabilities and awareness

Published November 4, 2012

Students and faculty met in the Pere Marquette room in Kirkhof on Tuesday to participate in a QA with four Grand Valley State University students who identify and live with a disability.



Professor battles cancer, reaches out to campus support system

Published October 28, 2012

On March 27 2012 just a few days before Ingrid Johnsons birthday the phone rang. What she didnt know was that this was the phone call that was about to change her life. This phone call would be the results from her biopsy.



ACS hosts annual Bras Across the Grand

Published October 21, 2012

The Gillete Pedestrian Bridge donned bras of all shapes sizes colors and textures on Saturday in a chain of hope for the third annual Bras Across the Grand event hosted by the American Cancer Society and sponsored by St. Marys Healthcare Farmers Insurance Group and Grand Valley State Universitys Colleges against Cancer.



Colleges Against Cancer focus on raising awareness

Published October 14, 2012

Every October pink blends in with the warm oranges and yellows of fall to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month a cause that millions of Americans stand behind each year.



Take Back the Night marches against sexual violence

Published October 7, 2012

Wednesday night marked the ninth annual Take Back the Night march on Grand Valley State Universitys Allendale campus where students were encouraged and educated to stand against sexual violence.



Heels to Heal 5k raised over $7,000 for Oasis of Hope clinic

Published September 30, 2012

This past Saturday Grand Valley State Universitys Physician Assistant RPC Student Society hosted the second annual Heels to Heal Oasis of Hope 5k run walk where they raised 7823 for Oasis of Hope.



Come one, come all: Wesley Fellowship hosts weekly dinners

Published September 23, 2012

A group of college students gather around a dining table to have a home cooked meal and some good conversation every Sunday night at 5 p.m. Last week it was chicken salad rice and cake 8211 next week it could be pizza pasta or burgers. Are you hungry yet Cause youre invited.



Paleo-Olympic Games

Published September 16, 2012

Discus throwing competitions relay races and sword fighting just your average day on Grand Valleys campus.



Social Work program announces China study abroad

Published September 9, 2012

The Grand Valley State University Social Work programs Service Learning course will head to China this year Dec.



Once a Laker, always a Laker

Published August 26, 2012

Grand Valley State University wants to ensure that a students experience as a Laker doesnt stop once the cap and gown come off and the diploma is framed.



Lakers become international teachers

Published August 26, 2012

Remember that really bad day you had at school last semester Where the printer was jammed or the screen of your iPod touch was cracked