Items Tagged with 'Grand Valley State University'


A tale of two economic engines

GVSU revisits 70-year-old study that compares GR and Flint’s civic well-being.

April 15, 2016
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Size does matter when it comes to business environment and the relationship it has with civic well-being and social capital. Read More

Sustainability is a way of life on Grand Valley’s campuses

Multiple programs indoctrinate students as soon as they arrive.

April 15, 2016
Almost from the second incoming students set foot on campus at Grand Valley State University, they are entering an environment that puts a special emphasis on — the environment. Read More

Street Talk: A driving dialogue

Fashion sense.

April 8, 2016
Transit, a hot topic in the region, will take a new conversational path later this week as the 2016 Public Transportation and Universities Conference rolls into Grand Rapids. Read More

Collegiate teams secure $40K for entrepreneurial ideas

April 6, 2016
Sustainability and alternative transportation ideas landed the top prizes at the annual MWest Challenge competition. Read More

City approves agreements with GVSU and Belknap Lookout

University moving ahead with plans to build a health professions facility.

February 12, 2016
A workgroup representing three separate entities has come together to compromise on future development in Belknap Lookout. Read More

Students, Spectrum partner on med devices

Biomedical engineering students are more adept at bringing products to market.

February 5, 2016
A partnership between Grand Valley State University and Spectrum Health Innovations could lead to new medical devices and startup companies. Read More

Health care leaders focus on healthy lifestyles in 2016 forecast

January 15, 2016
Decreasing chronic illness will be one of the most important avenues to decreasing future health care costs, according to health care leaders who participated in Grand Valley State University’s ninth annual West Michigan Healthcare Economic Forecast. Read More

Academy connects mentors with future leaders

Program creates ‘ethical and effective leaders for the 21st century.’

January 8, 2016
For nearly a decade, the Peter C. Cook Leadership Academy has connected student fellows with members of the local community to provide mentorship as students learn how to become ethical and effective leaders for the 21st century. Read More

Health care summit presents industry forecast

January 8, 2016
Chronic illness, jobs and Medicare will be at the forefront of discussions among health care leaders in the region this year. Read More

Universities are in the Money

January 6, 2016
Two West Michigan universities are ranked among the top improving high-value institutions in the nation. Read More