GVSU signs lease at Downtown Market

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 12-23-2013 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Downtown Market, an all-new destination for local food innovation, education and experimentation, announced that Grand Valley State University has signed on to lease space from the Market. Grand Valley faculty and students working...

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Experience Grand Rapids' new program seeks to reach out to visitors

by (valeriegreer)

Submitted 12-11-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapids, the second largest city in Michigan, has annual success from ArtPrize and has been crowned “Beer City USA” of 2013. These achievements bring more visitors and tourists.  Experience Grand Rapids (ExperienceGR), a...

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Grand Rapids Teens Fight to Stay 'Above the Influence'

by (TRiO Educationa...)

Submitted 10-30-2013 under NONPROFITS

Close to 100 students from various West Michigan schools flooded various grocery and party stores with one purpose in mind: Stop adults from purchasing alcohol for minors. On Saturday, October 26, Kent County Prevention Coalition brought students...

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Poetry and sculpture collaboration installed for ArtPrize

by (empichot)

Submitted 09-18-2013 under NEWS

This year at ArtPrize one can expect to find a little haven from all the chase enusing art enthusiasm. Right in front of the main entrance of GVSU's Eberhard Center, near the Blue Bridge and at the heart of it all is a quiet place where visitors...

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Grand Valley professor breaks down educational borders

by (Waltonm)

Submitted 08-29-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Whether teaching, writing or organizing film festivals, Zulema Moret is constantly busy. The Argentine-born Grand Valley professor has had a hand in many diverse programs including prayer walks and recently an educational nonprofit, Plaza...

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Serving the nonprofit that serves nonprofits

by (Waltonm)

Submitted 07-22-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

The truth is that it’s not easy to run a nonprofit. There are many administrative difficulties that the outside observer might not realize. Tera Qualls, project manager at the Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University,...

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Local professor to tell story of philanthropy in upcoming film

by (Waltonm)

Submitted 07-18-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

What is philanthropy? It's a deceptively complicated question, but one that Salvatore Alaimo, a Grand Valley professor of public, nonprofit and health administration, sets out to answer. His upcoming documentary “What is Philanthropy...

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GRIL U participants teens graduate from college

by (GR Initiative f...)

Submitted 05-10-2013 under NONPROFITS

In a time where many of our urban teens are known to drop out of high school, GRIL (Grand Rapids Initiative for Leaders) is proud to announce the college graduations of three of our GRIL U teen leadership program graduates! Mario Adkins graduated...

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Activists perform in That Takes Ovaries! this weekend

by (GVSU Womens Center)

Submitted 03-19-2013 under NONPROFITS

Eighty Grand Valley State University students, faculty, staff and community members are involved with the GVSU Women’s Center second annual performance of "That Takes Ovaries! Bold Women, Brazen Acts." Taking place this Friday,...

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GVSU student achieves prestigious level in Balanced Man Program

by (mattrussell)

Submitted 01-29-2013 under NEWS

The brothers of the Michigan Kappa Chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon are proud to announce that Tyler Kinch of Grand Valley State University (GVSU) has achieved the highest level of the fraternity’s Balanced Man Program: Fellow. Kinch, a junior...

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