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Located on Front Street at the southern edge of Grand Valley State Universitys Pew Campus and the west bank of the Grand River is the new L. William Seidman Center. The new building set to open May 6 is four stories high and over 127000 square feet.
As the summer season kicks off again Grand Valley State University construction projects wont be taking a break.
Located on Front Street at the southern edge of Grand Valley State Universitys Pew Campus and the west bank of the Grand River is the new L.
A recent push for the Michigan 2020 Plan by state democrats in both the House and Senate would provide a grant for all high school graduates in the state that would cover higher educational expenses for any of Michigans public universities.
Grand Valley State University will once again bring intercultural competence to the forefront when it hosts a conversational session next week discussing stereotypes biased language and why people use them.Regina McClinton professor of liberal studies and inaugural director of the Intercultural Training Certificate will host the event called Brown Bag Lunch and Learn Series A Conversation about Intercultural Competence.The session will also discuss how individuals can become aware of their biases and improve their communication skills.When we use offensive hurtful language intentionally or unintentionally we not only hurt those to whom we are speaking we damage our work environment and also devalue and disrespect ourselves McClinton said.
With one nay and four abstentions the University Academic Senate of Grand Valley State University approved slight changes of language in the faculty handbook concerning collegiality at its meeting April 12.The new language makes minor alterations to emphasize the positive side of collegiality and clarifies that it is not an additional criterion of faculty evaluation.
Grand Valley State Universitys academic senate unanimously approved a motion to remove the visibility of cognate requirements from program descriptions and embed those courses within the regular Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts majors.What the University Curriculum Committee and now the university senate has done was basically to fold those requirements into the major programs said Maria Cimitile assistant vice president of academic affairs.
People ranting and raving about their belief systems is nothing new. Many students have probably heard about individuals not fitting the mold of an ideology and facing the impending doom of an eternal sentencing to a place of punishment.
Grand Valley State Universitys Executive Committee of the Senate approved a motion sending the concept of faculty collegiality and its role in the faculty handbook to the University Academic Senate for discussion at its next meeting.New language attempting to clarify collegiality in section 3.02 of the faculty handbook was presented by Kurt Ellenberger chair of the Faculty Personnel Policies Committee at the ECS meeting on April 5.
An interfaith activist will lecture at Grand Valley State University next week on issues of pluralism religious freedom unethical methods used to convert individuals and freedom from religious intrusion and exploitation.Originally from India Padma Kuppa from the Detroit area will give a lecture titled Religious Freedom Predatory Proselytism and The Case for Pluralism as the 2013 Rabbi Philip Sigal Memorial Lecture.
The University Academic Senate meeting approved new language in the administrative manual for early tenure and promotion of faculty and discussed the new changes in the general education program at Grand Valley State University.
Arab culture is coming to Grand Valley State University through food music dancing and trivia during the Taste of the Arab World event hosted by the Arab Culture Club.
Culture is something everyone has been affected by. No matter where youre from or what you have learned culture has played a role. With roots dating back to 1963 Grand Valley State University has held a festival each year to raise awareness of the many different cultures and that festival officially became known as the Intercultural Festival in 2005.
Liquor law violations for 13 of Michigans public universities have dropped over the past few years but drug law violations are on the rise.Grand Valley State University had 24 on-campus arrests for drug violations in 2007 and in 2011 there were 63an increase of 162.5 percent according to data collected from the website of the Office of Postsecondary Education.
Tuition assistance programs provided by the military for active-duty service members have been temporarily suspended for the 2013 federal fiscal year as a result of sequestration.The U.S.
In a time of budget cuts and penny-pinching professors and administrators at Grand Valley State University are paid less on average but faculty members earn higher percentages of administrative salaries than those teaching at other public universities in Michigan.
Abortion the controversial issue that has been at the heart of many arguments will become the focus once again in a debate set to happen tonight.Students for Life and the Philosophy Club at Grand Valley State University will be hosting the event which will bring two Michigan State University students to Allendale to argue their opinions.Though Students for Life interacts with many religious groups it is a secular group said R.J.
Data provided by Institutional Analysis at Grand Valley State University showed discrepancies among GPAs of bachelors degree recipients for the 2011-2012 school year with race and ethnicity being a notable factor.
Remedial courses designed to help underprepared students do well in college-level courses are being reviewed at Grand Valley State University to increase effectiveness and student success.
To make transferring credits from community colleges easier Grand Valley State University established a reverse transfer agreement with Grand Rapids Community College in 2011.