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Campus Life Night to host more than 450 organizations
Photo: Kevin Sielaff

GVL/Kevin Sielaff Campus Life Night takes place Sept. 13 on the grounds of parking lot H at Grand Valley's Allendale campus.

Campus Life Night to host more than 450 organizations


ASHLYN KORIENEK | 08/23/16 2:46pm

While the summer break is dwindling down to a mere week, new students are arriving at Grand Valley State University for Laker welcome week events to start making connections and learn about what the campus has to offer.


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 Laker Kickoff sees changes for 2016

Laker Kickoff sees changes for 2016

For the incoming class of 2020, the Laker Traditions team has prepared the Laker For a Lifetime Kickoff event to celebrate a new journey at Grand Valley State University Aug. 24.

According to the coordinator for this tradition, student Julia Sturvist, who has planned a Hawaiian-Luau theme for the event, “this is the first time freshmen have no boundaries.”

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Convocation to welcome class of 2020

Convocation to welcome class of 2020

As summer comes to a close and students trade in their beach bags for backpacks, there are many Laker welcome events happening around Grand Valley State University’s campuses.

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GVSU Surplus Store to hold open hours

GVSU Surplus Store to hold open hours

As advocates of sustainability, Grand Valley State University has adopted several methods over the years to reduce their environmental footprint. That’s why the GVSU Surplus Store was created.

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 GV students to work international film festival in France

GV students to work international film festival in France

Acting as one of the most prominent faculty-led and student sanctioned event management programs internationally, Grand Valley State University selected 16 Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM) students to attend the 69th annual Festival de Cannes.

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GV Saxophone studio spreads their love of music

GV Saxophone studio spreads their love of music

Traveling around the state, performing for young music students and answering some outrageous questions, the saxophone studio at Grand Valley State University is continuing their work this summer with an outreach tour for elementary school, middle school and high school band programs.

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Occupational program transitions special needs students

Occupational program transitions special needs students

Independence is often viewed as a vital factor to surviving day-to-day life. To each individual, this concept is understood differently. For the young adults in the Community Transition Campus program, gaining independence is the key component in shaping their futures.

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