GVL/Archive - Vice President for Inclusion and Equity Jesse Bernal reviews the results of the Campus Climate Survey Tuesday, March 22, 2016 inside of Grand Valley's Kirkhof Center.

Ready for action

Recommendations for improving the campus climate were discussed in an open forum in the Kirkhof Center Thursday, March 30, in response to the expanded findings of Grand Valley State University’s 2015 Campus Climate Survey.

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Checks and balances

People can quickly get into a heated argument when they’re talking about politics, especially when the person they’re talking to has opposing views as them. Although on a national platform, the presidential election is over, there are still debates and politicking happening on Grand Valley State University’s campus.

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GVL/Kevin Sielaff - The Cook Carillon Tower and Grand Valley's central campus intersection is pictured on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017.

Delta Upsilon fraternity shut down at GVSU

An email was sent out to various members of the Greek community Thursday, March 16, warning students to be thoughtful about how they talked about the closing of the Delta Upsilon chapter at Grand Valley State University. Since the official announcement, the decision to close down a GVSU fraternity has spread to local and state-wide media stations.

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GVL / Luke Holmes - President T. Haas introduces the keynote speaker in the Fieldhouse Arena on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

21st Century Michigan Education Commission releases recommendations for state school systems

The 21st Century Michigan Education Commission has now concluded and has produced a report containing 32 recommendations pertaining to Michigan’s education system. The chairman of the commission, Grand Valley State University President Thomas Haas, said the recommendations outlined in the report are necessary to save Michigan from its current low-ranking status in K-12 education.

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GVL / Luke Holmes - Megan Buchman (left) and Madeline Madison (right) practice giving shots to test dummies in the Center for Health Sciences building downtown on Monday, Sept. 26, 2016.

Student Nurses' Association wins national award

Nursing involves years of training and study, a love for helping others and an appreciation for life. For Jamie Platt, the president of the Grand Valley State University Student Nurses’ Association (SNA), having the SNA recognized for its members’ hard work and dedication demonstrates the organization members’ willingness to serve their surrounding community.

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GVL / Emily Frye 
Student senate senator Sean O'Melia on Nov. 19th.

'Meet the Candidates'

From national and state elections, to student-governing body elections at universities, it's important for voters to get to know their candidate and understand their platforms and what they are campaigning about. With this in mind, Grand Valley State University's student senate is hosting a "Meet the Candidates" event Wednesday, March 22, at 9 p.m. in Kirkhof Center's Pere Marquette Room.

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