Items Tagged with 'Grand Valley State University'


Students develop electric swing for girl with special needs

GVSU assistant professor of engineering Mahdi Norouzi and engineering students organized project.

December 13, 2019
A group of engineering students at Grand Valley State University recently delivered a custom-built electric swing to help a girl with special needs. Read More

GVSU launches entrepreneur program

77 IdeaLab will teach students how to grow an idea into a business.

November 22, 2019
Grand Valley State University is about to launch its first semester of a coaching program for student entrepreneurs. Read More

GRCC, MSU partner on medical entry

Students who qualify will have early assurance opportunity for admission to College of Human Medicine.

October 25, 2019
A new agreement gives Grand Rapids Community College students a clearer pathway to completing a medical degree at the MSU College of Human Medicine. Read More

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