It's no secret that the history of Native Americans is one that is brimming with injustices on behalf of white settlers. One of the indirect wrongdoings is the loss of historical documentation of the natives - an issue that an upcoming Grand Valley State University-related project looks to resolve.
The twang of the Wild West meets the Elizabethan writing style of William Shakespeare in the Grand Valley State University production of 'The Comedy of Errors.' As audience members take their seats for one of the 10 performances, they will not see traditional Shakespearean garb upon the stage, but instead they will witness the fashion and scenery of the Wild West.
Since its beginning, PBS has played a role in shaping our community, from television to education. Just over four years ago, they launched a program called LearningMedia, an online educational tool with various forms of state and national level content in order to further their mission of informing the public.
The Arts at Noon series is nothing new to Grand Valley State University.
Last year, Grand Valley State University posted an advertisement searching for a talented artist to become the next Artist-in-Residence. Following a handful of interviews and a campus tour, Nayda Collazo-Llorens was hired as Stuart and Barbara Padnos Distinguished Artist-in-Residence. Collazo-Llorens dabbles in all art mediums and has extensive experience in the art field.
When we think of musicians, they’re often associated with the pursuit of fame, wealth and a lifestyle of indulgence that borders somewhere between envious and repulsive. Yet, if you talk to Ryley Grayson, lead singer for the band West & Run, you’ll hear a much different tone reinforcing his ambitions.
One of the first steps toward success is being able to communicate. Grand Valley State University recognized this and decided to partner with Toastmasters International- a program dedicated to helping individuals improve their communication and leadership skills.
Every person in life has a story to tell; a unique history that sets them apart from their neighbors and friends.