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Students walking on campus on Wednesday October 11, 2017.

GVSU community pushes for a fall break to fight student fatigue

The end of October is often a time when students start to feel burned out. At Grand Valley State University, students go 77 days straight from Labor Day break to Thanksgiving break. In an effort to make this long stretch easier to endure, Frederick Antczak, dean of GVSU’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS), has spent the last few years pushing for some type of fall breather. 

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Wheelhouse Talks series to feature Detroit CEO

Each year, the Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies at Grand Valley State University brings in leaders from different fields to share their philosophies and explain their paths to success as part of the "Wheelhouse Talks" series. The next edition of the Wheelhouse Talks series will take place Friday, Oct. 13, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Richard M. DeVos Center Loosemore Auditorium on the Pew Campus. Dan Varner, president and CEO of Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit, will be featured with his lecture, “Committed Leadership in Detroit.” 

GVL / Spencer Scarber Author Jeffrey Chang speaks about his book about race in America today October 9 , 2017

Visiting historian lectures on resegregation in the US

As part of Grand Valley State University’s 15th annual Fall Arts Celebration, author and historian Jeffrey Chang spoke as the distinguished academic lecturer Monday, Oct. 9, in the L.V. Eberhard Center on the Pew Campus. Chang focused on the key themes of his recent written work, “We Gon’ Be Alright: Race and Resegregation in Today’s America.”