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GVSU creates new Peace Corps recruiter position
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GVL / Courtesy - GVNow Mario Amaya, a 2013 Grand Valley graduate who volunteered for the Peace Corps.

GVSU creates new Peace Corps recruiter position


DREW HOWARD | 02/11/16 12:23am

Grand Valley State University officials are in the process of filling a new Peace Corps campus recruiter position that will serve as a resource for students interested in joining the service organization.


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GVPD highlights the importance of substance control

GVPD highlights the importance of substance control

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.

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New Briefs: GVSU introduces 'Laker Effect' campaign ad

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.

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Granting wishes

Granting wishes

Most children involved in the Make-A-Wish foundation ask to go to Disney World or meet their favorite celebrity. Randall Wallace, however, knew that his wish could mean more than a warm vacation or a handshake.

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RecycleMania competition promotes less waste

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.

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GVSU students participate in Rapid busing protests

GVSU students participate in Rapid busing protests

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.

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Retired GVSU professor receives solar energy patent

Retired GVSU professor receives solar energy patent

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

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Gov. John Kasich to speak at GVSU

Gov. John Kasich to speak at GVSU

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.

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