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Dr. Antonia Coello Novello (14th Surgeon General of the United States)

Busting stereotypes

Grand Valley State University welcomed Dr. Antonia Novello Wednesday, Sept. 27, in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. Novello was the first woman, and the first Hispanic, to be appointed the 14th surgeon general of the U.S. Public Health Service in 1990

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Pow wow at Riverside Park on Saturday, September 9th, 2017.

Student senate votes to recognize Indigenous Peoples Day

The resolution to recognize Indigenous Peoples Day was passed at the Thursday, Sept. 21, general assembly of the Grand Valley State University student senate. The vote took place after several community members stood to speak during the public comment period, as well as several minutes of statements of support from senate members. 

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Mandy Ross

Visiting professor to showcase historical scrapbook collection

Mandy Ross, a professor from San Francisco State University, will be visiting Grand Valley State University Friday, Sept. 29, to share her vintage scrapbook collection. The scrapbooks, titled “Paper of the Past,” are a compilation of photographs, letters, diary entries and other collectives that document the stories of ordinary people between 1840 and 1950.