Laker Life briefs 3/15/18

The Nonprofit Graduate Student Organization at Grand Valley State University is set to kick off the season with the Networking Over Dinner event on Friday, March 16, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the DeVos Center’s University Club (Room 107C).

GVL / Sara Carte

Opioid panel to discuss experiences, effects of drugs

Opioid addiction is not a discriminatory disease. It crops up in both cities and suburbs, oblivious to the different demographics of its victims. Universities Allied for Essential Medicines (UAEM) is hosting a panel to discuss stigmas and the opioid epidemic at 6 p.m. in the DeVos Center Loosemore Auditorium on Thursday, March 22.  


Laker Life briefs 3/1/18

As part of the winter 2018 Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Celebration, the Grand Valley State University Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) will be hosting a workshop centered on addressing and managing microaggressions on Monday, Mar. 12, from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Kirkhof Center, Room 2215/2216. 

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Dinner to raise funds for Haitian students to attend GVSU

Through the Padnos International Center (PIC), Grand Valley State University offers several study-abroad programs, one of which is a four-week program in Haiti. On the flip side, the PIC has also been working to bring Haitian students to GVSU. To raise funds for these students to study abroad at GVSU, a Haitian dinner event is set for Sunday, Feb. 25, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Glenn A. Niemeyer Learning and Living Center Multipurpose Room.