gvsu

Local Trans Students Awarded $10,000

by (Grand Rapids Tr...)

Submitted 06-29-2020 under NONPROFITS

For the 2020-2021 academic year, Grand Rapids Trans Foundation (GRTF) is thrilled to award a total of $10,000 to six brilliant Grand Rapids students. Since its inception in 2015, GRTF has proudly awarded over $40,000 in scholarships to...

[read more]

Make the arts part of your stay-at-home routine

by (Kaufman Interfa...)

Submitted 04-22-2020 under NONPROFITS

Today we begin introducing you to some of the Kaufman Interfaith Institute staff who are working to expand our programming.  Allison Egrin, our newest member, graduated from GVSU last December with majors in both marketing and dance. She also...

[read more]

COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Friday, April 3 updates

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 04-03-2020 under NEWS

As of 3pm today, the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Kent County has risen to 136. The number of COVID-19-related deaths in the county remains at two. Statewide, there has been an increase of 1953 cases to a grand total of 12,744, with 479...

[read more]

Grand Rapids Downtown Market generated $31 Million in new economic activity for Kent County in 2017

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 05-02-2019 under PLACE-MATTERS

The Grand Rapids Downtown Market has become a destination for hundreds of thousands of people since its opening, and a new study, released today by Grand Valley State University, estimates the overall economic impact caused by the Market to be more...

[read more]

Getting the support he needs at Veterans Upward Bound

by (gvsuveterans)

Submitted 04-02-2019 under NONPROFITS

Orlando Santiago needed all the support he could get when he transferred from Muskegon Community College to Grand Valley State University (GVSU). Orlando joined Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) in September 2018, and the staff helped him with the...

[read more]

How Veterans Upward Bound is helping veterans stay focused on their goals

by (gvsuveterans)

Submitted 02-21-2019 under NONPROFITS

Roberto Amaya first heard about Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) when a dear friend sent him a link to the website. After reading about the program, it didn’t take him long to make a decision. “Obviously, I liked what I read, and joined,...

[read more]

Helping fellow veterans through Veterans Upward Bound

by (gvsuveterans)

Submitted 12-14-2018 under NONPROFITS

William Vanderslik has been involved with Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) since April 2018. He joined VUB to help fellow veterans with their educational and career goals, and also because he liked the social aspect to the program. “I wanted to...

[read more]

COAST program brings together community members, students to increase understanding, advocacy for disability rights

by (Lizzie Kazmiers...)

Submitted 08-28-2018 under OPINION

Disability Advocates of Kent County is an organization specializing in a number of services to improve the lives of people with disabilities throughout the Grand Rapids area. In recent years they have partnered with Grand Valley State University...

[read more]

GVSU alum returns home to speak about investigative journalism's role in the Larry Nassar case

by (jproth1)

Submitted 03-27-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

A large group of people gathered in Grand Valley State University's Loosemore Auditorium on Monday, March 26, 2018 to hear GVSU 2005 School of Communications graduate and award winning Indianapolis Star journalist Marisa Kwiatkowski speak. It...

[read more]

Grand Rapids Neigborhood Summit keynote speaker to discuss going 'beyond a seat at the table'

by (Stacy Stout)

Submitted 02-20-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

The Grand Rapids Neighborhood Summit 2018 is pleased to welcome Rasheda L. Weaver, PhD as the keynote speaker for this year’s event. This year’s summit will be on Saturday, March 3, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Grand Valley State...

[read more]

Browse