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07/04/2019
Happy Fourth of July 2019

Happy Fourth of July, Lakers! Have a fun and safe day celebrating America's 243rd birthday. ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

07/02/2019
Summer Adventures 2019

Whether youโ€™re in Allendale or miles away studying abroad, we want to see what youโ€™re doing this summer!

Sign-up to takeover our Instagram Story or Snapchat for a day โžก๏ธ gvsu.edu/s/14I ๐Ÿ“ฒ

We're extending a big Laker welcome to President Philomena Mantella! ๐Ÿ‘‹ She began her first day at Grand Valley meetin...
07/01/2019

We're extending a big Laker welcome to President Philomena Mantella! ๐Ÿ‘‹ She began her first day at Grand Valley meeting new colleagues and touring the Allendale Campus. (๐Ÿ“ธ: Amanda Pitts)

Do you plan in advance? Or are you more of a last-minute packer? 50 days to go! ๐Ÿ“ฆ
06/30/2019

Do you plan in advance? Or are you more of a last-minute packer? 50 days to go! ๐Ÿ“ฆ

Leader. Educator. Expert selfie taker. ๐ŸคณWhile preparing to retire from Grand Valley, T-Haas reflected on his legacy, ...
06/27/2019
Servant Leader - President Haas on his relationship with students, his legacy and the future

Leader. Educator. Expert selfie taker. ๐Ÿคณ

While preparing to retire from Grand Valley, T-Haas reflected on his legacy, bond with students and what is to come.

After 13 years at Grand Valley, countless selfies with students, visits to Lansing to meet with legislators and handshakes with new graduates, President Thomas J. Haas looks ahead at retirement.

Hello, summer! We've been waiting for you. ๐Ÿ˜โ˜€๏ธ (๐Ÿ“ธ: Valerie Wojo)
06/26/2019

Hello, summer! We've been waiting for you. ๐Ÿ˜โ˜€๏ธ (๐Ÿ“ธ: Valerie Wojo)

Healthy habits make for a healthier lifestyle: Grand Valleyโ€™s public health department partnered with a local communit...
06/25/2019
Eat Better, Move More, Smile Often - Wellness camp targets data-driven needs

Healthy habits make for a healthier lifestyle: Grand Valleyโ€™s public health department partnered with a local community to address the health needs of 2,500+ residents. ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ‘Ÿ

Public health faculty and students have teamed with a community group in Lowell to offer wellness camps for elementary students.

06/24/2019
Student Athletes Study Abroad in Spain 2019

In between classes and commitment to a sport, studying abroad became a reality for a group of Grand Valley student athletes.

These Lakers can check studying abroad off their #GVBucketList after spending two weeks in Spain. ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ

Wishing a happy first day to all Lakers beginning second session #GVSUmmer classes! โ˜€๏ธ
06/24/2019

Wishing a happy first day to all Lakers beginning second session #GVSUmmer classes! โ˜€๏ธ

06/23/2019
Lakers in Spain 2019

Grand Valley student athletes coming in for a landing! Lakers studying abroad for the first time spent two weeks immersed in Spainโ€™s culture. ๐Ÿ›ฌ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ

More about the program and important dates for next year โžก๏ธ http://gvsu.edu/s/14r

It's #NationalSelfieDay! ๐Ÿคณ Show us your Grand Valley selfies. ๐Ÿ‘‡
06/21/2019

It's #NationalSelfieDay! ๐Ÿคณ Show us your Grand Valley selfies. ๐Ÿ‘‡

We CAN'T WAIT for more sunshine! Happy first day of summer, Lakers. โ˜€๏ธ๐Ÿ–๐Ÿ’™
06/21/2019

We CAN'T WAIT for more sunshine! Happy first day of summer, Lakers. โ˜€๏ธ๐Ÿ–๐Ÿ’™

Grand Valley has been nationally recognized by Excelencia in Education as an inaugural recipient of the Seal of Excelenc...
06/20/2019
GVSU one of nine institutions recognized for Latino student success

Grand Valley has been nationally recognized by Excelencia in Education as an inaugural recipient of the Seal of Excelencia. ๐ŸŽ‰

The Seal recognizes an institutionโ€™s high level of commitment and effort to serve Latino students successfully.

Award recognizes an institution's high level of commitment to serve Latino students successfully.

The Jamie Hosford Football Center is named in memory of a Grand Valley Football alumnus who became the first athlete in ...
06/20/2019
Expanded Hosford Football Center called 'home win'

The Jamie Hosford Football Center is named in memory of a Grand Valley Football alumnus who became the first athlete in GVSU history to receive 12 varsity letters and win All-American honors in two sports.

More than 400 people celebrated the dedication of Grand Valley's renovated football center June 19.

Under a grant from W.K. Kellogg Foundationโ€‹, Grand Valley has partnered with Battle Creek Public Schools to help provi...
06/18/2019
Middle school girls will explore flight, engineering concepts at camp

Under a grant from W.K. Kellogg Foundationโ€‹, Grand Valley has partnered with Battle Creek Public Schools to help provide middle and high school students a pathway to careers in health care and education.

The highlight of camp is Fly Night, when campers fly a radio-controlled plane they built.

06/17/2019

The second session of #GVSUmmer begins next week! There's still time to register โžก๏ธ http://gvsu.edu/summer

Why take summer classes? ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿ‘‡

Orientation is in full swing and we are SO excited to have all the #GVSUBound Lakers officially join us on campus! (๐Ÿ“ธ...
06/13/2019

Orientation is in full swing and we are SO excited to have all the #GVSUBound Lakers officially join us on campus! (๐Ÿ“ธ: Rachael Mooney)

06/12/2019
#GVSUmmer Beach Party

Enjoy summer AND get ahead or catch up on your degree! Registration is open now for in-person, online and hybrid #GVSUmmer classes. โ˜€๏ธ๐Ÿ–

Second session begins June 24 โžก๏ธ http://gvsu.edu/summer

06/11/2019
#GVLakerEffect - Dorian Thompson

Political science major Dorian Thompson made it his goal to meet and take a selfie with every presidential candidate running in 2016.

His #GVLakerEffect? Bringing unity to the United States. ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

๐ŸŽถ Let me tell you about my best friend. ๐ŸŽถ #NationalBestFriendDay
06/08/2019

๐ŸŽถ Let me tell you about my best friend. ๐ŸŽถ #NationalBestFriendDay

06/06/2019
#GVSUmmer Underwater Louie

Want to get ahead on your degree or check off gen-ed classes? Second session of #GVSUmmer begins June 24, and itโ€™s not too late to sign up!โ˜€๏ธ

Registration open now ๐Ÿ‘‰ gvsu.edu/summer

Leaders on the playing field and in the community: GVSU Lakers student athletes raise money to help Make-A-Wish Michigan...
06/04/2019
Student athletes raise money for wish kids

Leaders on the playing field and in the community: GVSU Lakers student athletes raise money to help Make-A-Wish Michigan grant wishes. #GVLakerEffect ๐ŸŒŸ

Led by the Student Athlete Advisory Committee, Grand Valley athletes have raised $10,000 or more in each of the past three years for Make-A-Wishยฎ Michigan.

The Rapid's new Laker Line will begin running in August 2020, replacing the current Route 50 and connecting the Allendal...
06/03/2019
Haas, Mantella tour new Laker Line bus

The Rapid's new Laker Line will begin running in August 2020, replacing the current Route 50 and connecting the Allendale Campus to downtown Grand Rapids. ๐Ÿš

Officialsย toured a new Laker Line bus. The Laker Line will replace Route 50 in August 2020.

05/30/2019
#GVSUmmer 2019

Lakers: Registration for the second semester of #GVSUmmer is open now! Sign up for classes โžก๏ธ gvsu.edu/summer

โ˜€๏ธ Stay on track
โ˜€๏ธ Get ahead (check off some gen eds!)
โ˜€๏ธ Take online, in-person or hybrid classes

Want to run faster? A Grand Valley researcher suggests technologically advanced shoes can improve speed for elite and re...
05/28/2019

Want to run faster? A Grand Valley researcher suggests technologically advanced shoes can improve speed for elite and recreational runners โžก๏ธ gvsu.edu/s/138 ๐Ÿ‘Ÿ๐Ÿ’จ

05/27/2019
Memorial Day 2019

On this Memorial Day, Grand Valley remembers those who died serving our country.

05/22/2019
GVSU TRiO Students in Chile

Viva Chile! Watch the adventures TRiO Student Support Services at GVSU students had while studying abroad. ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑ

Lakers who have studied abroad: Where did you go? ๐Ÿ‘‡๐ŸŒ

05/21/2019
#GVSUmmer Laker Louie

Catch up or get ahead on your degree while enjoying all West Michigan has to offer this #GVSUmmer! โ˜€๏ธ๐Ÿ˜Ž

Registration is open now โžก๏ธ http://gvsu.edu/summer

What a fantastic experience for students!
05/17/2019

What a fantastic experience for students!

Last week, 39 Lakers from 11 countries gathered in Amsterdam aboard one boat to share their Grand Valley State University pride.
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟโš“๏ธ๐Ÿ’™

P.S. Bonus points if you can spot President Haas...๐Ÿ‘€

Incoming President Philomena Mantella will soon make the move to West Michigan. What things should she add to her GVSU B...
05/14/2019

Incoming President Philomena Mantella will soon make the move to West Michigan. What things should she add to her GVSU Bucket List? Leave a suggestion in the comments! ๐Ÿ‘‡

A partnership between Grand Valley, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and Battle Creek Public Schools will increase regional a...
05/13/2019
Grant from W.K. Kellogg Foundation enables GVSU to partner with BCPS

A partnership between Grand Valley, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and Battle Creek Public Schools will increase regional access to higher education programming, expanding the path to higher education options in Battle Creek.

Grant will provide middle, high school students with pathways to careers in health care, education.

05/12/2019
Mother's Day 2019

Wishing a Happy Motherโ€™s Day to all Laker moms! ๐Ÿ’™

Lakers: Today at 5 p.m. is the deadline to add or register for first six and 12 week courses. โžก๏ธ www.gvsu.edu/regist...
05/10/2019

Lakers: Today at 5 p.m. is the deadline to add or register for first six and 12 week courses. โžก๏ธ www.gvsu.edu/registrar

05/09/2019

Ready for another Grand Valley-theme DIY project? Follow these steps to create your own mason jar magnet. ๐Ÿ–Œ๐ŸŽจ

05/08/2019
#GVLakerEffect - Antony Salazar

Meet Antony Salazer, a marketing and international business major. To him, being a Laker means sharing knowledge and helping others grow to achieve their goals. ๐ŸŒŸ #GVLakerEffect

This #TeacherAppreciationDay and every day, we are thankful for the amazing faculty members at Grand Valley. ๐Ÿ“๐ŸŽ
05/07/2019

This #TeacherAppreciationDay and every day, we are thankful for the amazing faculty members at Grand Valley. ๐Ÿ“๐ŸŽ

Orientation for the Class of 2023 kicks off today! Welcome home, new Lakers. #GVSUBound
05/07/2019

Orientation for the Class of 2023 kicks off today! Welcome home, new Lakers. #GVSUBound

Happy first day of spring/summer classes, Lakers! Time to learn and soak up the sun. โ˜€๏ธ
05/06/2019

Happy first day of spring/summer classes, Lakers! Time to learn and soak up the sun. โ˜€๏ธ

The force is strong at Grand Valley today. #MaytheFourth
05/04/2019

The force is strong at Grand Valley today. #MaytheFourth

Find out if a Grand Valley alumnus and his business partner receive an offer for their invention when they appear on the...
05/03/2019
Alumnus featured on Shark Tank May 5

Find out if a Grand Valley alumnus and his business partner receive an offer for their invention when they appear on the television show Shark Tank. #GVLakerEffect

A Grand Valley alumnus will appear on Shark Tank to sell an idea. The episode airs Sunday at 10 p.m.

05/02/2019
President Haas' Final Commencement

After his final commencement as president, T-Haas and his wife Marcia Haas were honored for their 13 years of service to Grand Valley. ๐Ÿ’™ #TBT

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