Though Michigan law prohibits individuals under the age of 21 from purchasing, consuming or possessing alcohol, the Grand Valley State University Police Department (GVPD) and university administration are aware of a very key fact about college campuses: Underage drinking and recreational drug use are occurring.
Playing off the term “lake effect,” the new Grand Valley State University ad campaign “Laker Effect” is highlighting the ways in which the university and its students are making a lasting impact on the greater community.
Since 2010, Grand Valley State University has produced more than 750,000 pounds of recycled materials and more than 500,000 pounds of compost. With the annual RecycleMania competition kicking off on Feb. 7, GVSU community members hope to generate even higher numbers than ever before.
On a rainy Jan. 27, Rapid buses operated as usual, taking students, residents and commuters alike all over Grand Rapids and the surrounding areas like any other day. What sets that bleak day apart from others, though, are the protests that occurred at Rapid Central Station.
Multiple patent winner, James Wolter, a retired professor from Grand Valley State University and avid inventor, received a second patent on Feb. 2 for his latest invention. This invention is crucial to combatting what he calls “dirty power practices” and creating a sustainable way to use energy
Presidential hopeful and Ohio Gov. John Kasich will hold a town hall campaign event at Grand Valley State University on Feb. 15. The event will take place beginning at 9:45 a.m. in the Pere Marquette Room of the Kirkhof Center, located on GVSU's Allendale Campus. The event is sponsored by the GVSU College Republicans club.
With the amount of high school graduates declining in the state, Grand Valley State University is looking to help new students overcome a series of challenges when applying to colleges.