As Grand Valley State University begins to look ahead to the upcoming fall semester and the return of the bulk of its students, the university is also looking even further into the future. The university is finalizing its developmental plan for 2016-2021, as the current developmental plan will end in 2015.JUL 7
Grand Valley State University is currently involved in a pending lawsuit in which two students are suing the university for what they feel was a wrongful accusation of academic dishonesty. The two students, Ashley Short and Erin Jurek, were taking MTH 345, Discrete Mathematics, together in the summer of 2013 when their professor accused them of working together on a take-home exam. JUL 7
Over the 2013-2014 academic year, Grand Valley State University students and faculty watched the old Zumberge library transform into the new Zumberge Hall.JUN 2
According to a recently-released survey by the American Association of University Professors, Grand Valley State University’s full-time professors are paid an average of $96,800.
Among the 14 public universities in Michigan that participated in the survey, GVSU ranked 10th.
The University of Michigan Ann Arbor ranked first in the state, with an average salary of $156,900.
Nationally, the average increase of salaries from the 2012-2013 school year to the 2013-2014 was 2.2 percent.JUN 1
Though the vast majority of Grand Valley State University students have headed home for the summer, there is still plenty to do around and on GVSU’s campus this month. Here are just a few ideas of things to do in May to make sure the summer starts off with a little fun. MAY 3
On April 7, the Niemeyer Honors College multipurpose room was full of a smell near and dear to all college students’ hearts: pizza. APR 13
When the average person thinks of a typical sorority girl, they generally draw upon the images of sororities they see in movies and pop culture. That image usually is of a young, blond, Caucasian girl. APR 6
“I stand before you this evening a proud African-American transgender woman. From a working class background, raised by a single mother, I stand before you an artist and an actress, a sister and a daughter…” MAR 23
Laverne Cox, known for her role on the hit Netflix original series, “Orange is the New Black,” and her status as a transgender woman of color, spoke before a packed room on Tuesday at Grand Valley State University. MAR 19
Laverne Cox, a transgender woman of color and a star of the hit Netflix original show, “Orange is the New Black,” will speak at Grand Valley State University on Tuesday in the Eberhard Center room 215. While the event is not ticketed, seats are expected to fill quickly. MAR 16
While the vast majority of students at Grand Valley State University are preparing for a relaxing week off at home or enjoying warmer weather, the men of Alpha Tau Omega are beginning their 160-mile on-foot trek from Kirkhof Center up to Traverse City. FEB 26
After the long and relentless winter Grand Valley State University has struggled through, the GVSU geology department is planning to warm up a little with its annual chili cook-off competition today. FEB 23
If students walked into the Kirkhof Center on Jan. 29, they might have been confused by a sight not native to the student center. Locks of hair scattered the floor by the 2020 Information Desk, and by evening, the tiles were covered with the stuff. FEB 2
Though 2014 began nearly a month ago, the Grand Valley State University Asian Student Union is getting ready to celebrate the Chinese New Year tomorrow. JAN 29
Seeing someone under the age of 17 is a bit of a rarity on the Grand Valley State University campus, but GVSU is about to welcome a group of students far younger than the average college student. This weekend, GVSU will host the siblings and family members of its students during the annual Sibs & Kids weekend. JAN 19
With more than 300 registered student organizations at Grand Valley State University, it can be difficult to decide what type of clubs to join — let alone know what kinds are offered. One club that some are unaware of is You Beautiful Black Woman, also known as YBBW. JAN 17
The Olde World Music club will be holding its first official concert of the year on Dec. 6 with holiday favorites such as “Hark! The Herald Angel Sings” and “Deck the Halls.” DEC 4
For some, the Holocaust has become little more than a series of facts to be remembered for exams. “Kindertransport,” a play presented by the Grand Valley State University theater department, re-humanizes the Holocaust by depicting the lasting effects it could have had on not just an individual but an entire family. NOV 20
This semester’s graduating Dance majors will be performing their final recital this Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center room 1600 as part of their capstone class. NOV 20