News briefs 8/31/17

Holly Cole, a graduate of Grand Valley State University, will serve as the new director of grants and programs at the Grand Haven Area Community Foundation. 

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Students leaving class in the Honors College on Monday, August 28th, 2017.

Frederik Meijer Honors College to delay filling director position

The Frederik Meijer Honors College at Grand Valley State University has chosen not to start a search committee for replacement of the former director of the honors college, Jeff Chamberlain, for the fall of 2017. Instead, the Honors College has decided to name Roger Gilles, a writing professor at GVSU with experience in administration, interim director for two years, until a number of “internal affairs” are dealt with.  

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IT Help Desk worker, Cody Chinn, helps students in the Mary Idema Pew Library on Tuesday, August 29, 2017.

Working overtime

While most Grand Valley State University students and staff lessen their workload during the summer months, GVSU’s information technology department intensifies its task force by utilizing the summer months as an opportunity to rejuvenate various devices around campus.   


News briefs 8/28/17

Grand Valley State University students Matt MacGregor and Zach Darmofal teamed up with three other Michigan college students and Comfort Research to send a 2.27-pound “Big Joe” bean bag chair into space.