GVL / Courtesy - Madalyn Slubowski
The GV team and our faculty champion, Prof Lane

GVSU students reflect on Stanford innovation fellows program

Four Grand Valley State University students traveled to Stanford University over spring break to participate in the University Innovation Fellows (UIF) program at the Stanford design school (d.school). The four students, Dean Geschiere, Madalyn Slubowski, Meredith Filter and Haley Jennings, were selected as part of a rigorous training program leading up to the event and were among the 250 students taking part in this year’s events.  


News briefs 3/29/18

On Tuesday, March 27, Grand Valley State University announced the presentation times for the final four candidates for the dean of students and vice provost position.  

GVL/Hannah Zajac— James Robilotta gives a speech about leadership in the Grand River Room on Thursday 27 Mar 2018.

Author speaks on 'leading imperfectly'

At Grand Valley State University, there are students who have made this campus their adoptive home. To many, this might mean becoming a member of the Greek community, joining a campus organization or making friends with your neighbors in your dorm.  

GVL / Courtesy - Padnos International Center

GVSU alumni event coming to Chicago

The Padnos International Center at Grand Valley State University is excited to be hosting the GVSU Global Laker Alumni Event in Chicago on Thursday, March 29. This event has seen massive success in West Michigan, and the PIC is eager to take it to a new location and reach even more Lakers, GVSU study-abroad alumni, international alumni and friends.  


Gas line turned off after leak at Kistler Living Center

There was a small gas leak at Kistler Living Center on the Allendale Campus Tuesday, March 27. The leak was from a one-inch line outside the building and possibly related to a water leak. Residents were evacuated as a precautionary measure only. DTE was on the scene to turn off the line. No one was injured as a result of the incident. UPDATE: DTE has shut down the line, and residents are being allowed back into the building.

GVL / Hannah Hill
Student Senate meeting took place Thursday, March 15, 2017.

Student senate elections underway

Fifty-three Grand Valley State University students are running in the student senate election this year. Voting will be conducted online at www.gvsu.edu/studentsenate, and students may vote for up to 10 candidates of their choice from Monday, March 26, at 8 a.m. to Monday, April 1, at 11:59 p.m. 

GVL / Sara Carte
Chase Dolan speaks at the Campus Life Summit in the Mary Idema Pew Library on Friday, March 23.

Search for new dean of students down to four

As the end of the 2017-18 academic year approaches, the Grand Valley State University student senate continues to work on finishing projects and preparing for the transition to a new body. The general assembly on Thursday, March 22, had an agenda full of important information.