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With the real world right around the corner for about to be graduates of Grand Valley State University President Thomas J.
Starting in the fall of 2013 there will be a designated area for student commuters to park in with reduced pricing.Lisa Garringer parking systems coordinator said this area for student commuters will be located in Lot J behind the Laker Village apartments and will be able to fit 300 student commuters with a reduced cost of 50 per semester.
Grand Valley State University will be honoring and recognizing graduates crossing the stage at the April 27 commencement ceremony with GradFest and a toast with President Thomas J.
As society and the workplace become more diverse it is becoming increasingly important for people to be able to interact with one another using different languages.On April 9 Thabo Ditsele an English language specialist and sociolinguist from South Africa will be speaking at Grand Valley State University about the several languages that exist in South Africa and the significance of having minority voices recognized in society.Dan Golembeski associate professor in French modern languages and linguistics at GVSU arranged Ditseles visit.
The honors organizations at Grand Valley State University all come together to volunteer collaborate and provide leadership to the campus community.
During emergency medical situations the Grand Valley Police Department and Fire Department as well as an ambulance are often all at the scene to help.
Participating in conferences offers an opportunity for students to connect and learn from different professionals.
Many people go through their education experience without really learning different ways of thinking. But Ken Robinson an educator and author of the book The Element aims to teach people to find their creative side and passions so that they can be used for innovation and fresh ideas in the real world.
The Knowledge Market a one-stop shop where students can receive help on research writing and speech skills is holding a trial run preview from March 17-28 Sunday through Thursday from 7-9 p.m.
The issue of abortion can be very controversial and difficult for people to decide where they stand. A March 14 debate between Grand Valley State University and Michigan State University students brought about several different arguments in both support for and against abortion.
In a time where students are often strapped for cash and overwhelmed with expenses pursing alternative avenues for incomes makes sense.
This week the Muslim Student Association at Grand Valley State University will set out to inform the community about Islam as well as dispell common misconceptions often portrayed in the media during Islamic Awareness Week.
Having free and accessible tools available on mobile devices is a convenient way for students at Grand Valley State University to check things such as their grades schedules or student account balance.
As students approach graduation there are steps they can take to prepare for finding a job in their field.
As many students start to register for exams for both graduate and pre-professional schools Grand Valley State University offers a few resources that can assist in preparation.JoAnn Litton senior academic adviser for pre-professional programs at GVSU said there is currently a workshop that meets every Thursday and ends Feb.
Its that time of the year and Americans nationwide are groaning over old receipts and getting ready to file their taxes. But this year at Grand Valley State University studenst are in luck as the Voluntary Income Tax Assistantship VITA program guides them less painfully through the process.
Throughout college the stress of taking exams can seem like too much. When it gets overwhelming its important to learn different techniques on how to keep anxiety under control so it doesnt prove debilitating.The Student Academic Success Center at Grand Valley State University held a workshop Feb.
The Department of Public Safety at Grand Valley State University offers free jump-start services to students who get stranded when trying to go to their desired destinations. Paul Weaver traffic officer of the Grand Valley Police Department said that the most common causes of cars not starting is because people leave headlights on or the car battery needs to be replaced.
Grand Valley State Universitys Kirkhof College of Nursing program is competitive. So competitive that junior nursing major Julie Johnston said she didnt get into the program until the second time she applied.
Grand Valley State University is preparing for Zumberge Librarys transition to the new Mary Idema Pew Library and Learning Commons scheduled for completion this spring.Brian Merry head of operations and user services for University Libraries said the library has closed access to the downtown storage collection. Students requesting a title from storage will receive a copy borrowed from a sister institution through the interlibrary loan service.