Items Tagged with 'Grand Valley State University'


University wins diversity award

September 26, 2019
A university in the region has received a diversity award. Read More

Kent parks contribute $33M impact

Report shows 1.4 million people visited at least one of the county’s 42 parks, greenspaces or regional trails.

September 20, 2019
A new report shows Kent County parks generated more than $33 million in economic activity last year and created 317 jobs. Read More

Report tabs Allendale among top rental rates

National study finds student housing greatly impacts market of college town.

August 23, 2019
West Michigan is generally a more affordable place to rent compared to the rest of the country, but Allendale’s status as a college town causes its rental rates to jump above the national average. Read More

New president shares vision for GVSU’s future

Philomena Mantella aims to ‘drive learner outcomes, relevance and lifetime value.’

July 19, 2019
Grand Valley State University’s new president took office July 1 and recently shared her vision for its future. Read More

Academy builds foundation for tech-minded students

BizStream boot camp exposes visitors to the world of coding and web development.

July 12, 2019
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) A local company is providing young people with an opportunity to learn about the technology industry. Read More

Entrepreneurs open to-go ware branding shop

Couple spins disposable containers branding company out of fry stand business.

July 5, 2019
The founders of a local fry stand have moved into a new line of work, thanks to demand from fellow entrepreneurs for the personalized to-go ware they had created for their business. Read More

The Rapid unveils Laker Line

New 60-foot articulated shuttle expected to improve stop times between GVSU’s Allendale and downtown campuses.

June 7, 2019
The Rapid, along with members of local, state and federal government, last week unveiled the Laker Line, a new bus rapid transit system servicing riders between Walker and Grand Rapids. Read More

University partnership allows fast-track master’s degree

June 7, 2019
A partnership between universities in the region allows students to earn bachelor’s and master’s degrees in comparative religion in five years. Read More

Experts say wage hike won’t have big effect

Michigan’s minimum wage rate scheduled to hit $12.05 by 2030.

April 12, 2019
Over the next decade, the minimum hourly wage in Michigan will see a nearly $3 increase. Read More

Universities remain proactive in data protection

Growth of online courses means more opportunities for data breaches.

March 22, 2019
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) The internet has made it easier for students to take classes, but there are risks involved. Read More