Grand Valley State University

Just get over it: GVSU graduate shares Title IX experience with no closure

by (drewdamron)

Submitted 05-06-2015 under OPINION

[Trigger warning: This article contains a story of rape.] Investigations into Grand Valley State University (GVSU)’s alleged mishandling of Title IX procedures have lead to the Department of Education just recently informing Sara Chittenden...

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GVSU’s Change U to focus on collective climate justice

by (Yeldellc)

Submitted 04-06-2015 under NEWS

According to the West Michigan Environmental Action Council’s (WMEAC) Climate Resiliency Report, underserved, low-income and minority population areas will be disproportionately affected by climate change in Grand Rapids. Change...

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4th annual Women and Environment Symposium explores environmental justice issues, solutions

by (Yeldellc)

Submitted 03-23-2015 under NEWS

The Women and Environment Symposium hosted by  the West Michigan Environmental Action Council (WMEAC) and Grand Valley State University aspires to educate, to inspire and to motivate participants to act. This year’s theme centered...

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Two Detroit poets to bring new stories to Grand Rapids

by (mackenziebush13)

Submitted 02-13-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Michigan poets Jamaal May and Tarfia Faizullah are visiting Grand Rapids to share their work and talk about their craft in a two-for-one writers event at Grand Valley State University (GVSU) on the evening of Monday, February 16. "This is part...

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Grand Valley Ford team "goes further"

by (lisadebone)

Submitted 11-24-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

The ancient giants are almost completely wiped out. For decades, humans have been destroying them, attacking them with axes and taking them down by the thousands. This may sound like a fairytale. Unless you know that the ancient giants are in fact...

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NPO Showcase: GVSU Master of Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership

by (GRTV)

Submitted 10-15-2014 under NONPROFITS

This segment of NPO Showcase features Salvatore Alaimo, Assistant Professor for Grand Valley State University's School of Public, Nonprofit and Health Administration. Dr. Alaimo joins us in studio to discuss the School's new curriculum, a...

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Security director examines proposed panhandling restrictions

by (Sara Ransom)

Submitted 08-08-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

For the past five years Russell Wolff has had many experiences with panhandlers on the Grand Valley State University (GVSU) Pew Campus and the surrounding area. "It’s a public university; panhandlers are welcome to come on our campus,...

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Story Matters: Isaac Murray turns love of Grand Rapids into poetry

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 06-19-2014 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. While at various ArtPrize venues throughout the event, The Rapidian's Story Matters...

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Greener Grads launches cap and gown recycling program

by (erictank)

Submitted 05-20-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

A new Grand Rapids based startup is emphasizing sustainability in an industry that has typically contributed to the throw-away culture of modern America. Graduation gowns, a keepsake item, have a one time purpose. Once the graduation ceremony is...

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Reading with the Stars program encourages young readers

by (Community Liter...)

Submitted 03-21-2014 under NONPROFITS

Liz Aschwege has a passion for sharing her love of reading. Her program, Reading with the Stars, is a partnership between local college students and athletes and area elementary schools. Teams from Aquinas College, Grand Valley State University, and...

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