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KCON signs agreement for Calvin, Hope grads

(04/11/12 8:15pm)

The Grand Valley State University Kirkhof College of Nursing has signed an agreement with Calvin College and Hope College to reserve spots in the graduate programs for qualified students. The purpose of the agreement is to encourage more students to complete a graduate nursing degree and ultimately increase the number of nurses with graduate and doctorate degrees by 2020.








GVSU's new library designed to be ‘a really big sandbox’ for students

(09/23/12 1:15pm)

The almost futuristic design of the new Mary Idema Pew library is no accident, dean of Grand Valley State University libraries told the Student Senate last week. Speaking directly to students for the first time about what the library will offer, Lee Van Orsdel said everything about the building is meant to draw students in.