“I love the interactions that I have with my classmates and professors.” - Caylie Peet '16 (HTM), Guest Relations Coordinator at San Juan Island Inn
Engaging with our communities since 2004
The College of Community and Public Service builds vibrant communities through scholarship, research, and collaboration. Our accomplished faculty and staff members have a wide range of expertise in the arenas of public service, philanthropy, human welfare, hospitality and tourism, and health administration, providing students a dynamic learning experience and empowering communities with quality research and data.
Our College of Community and Public Service Johnson Center for Philanthropy Community Research Initiative (CRI) now handles the Youth Community Data Center (YCDC).
The Grand Valley campus community is mourning the death of James (Jim) Edwards II, a former executive director of the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy, who died June 27.
July 22, 2016
Faculty and students from three departments are researching tourism in Grand Haven.
July 20, 2016
The Michigan Cares for Tourism project received the 2016 Governor's Award for Innovative Tourism Collaboration.
July 15, 2016
More than 30 staff members and interns from Grand Valley�s Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy took part in an all-day volunteer trip to Camp Blodgett July 11.
June 28, 2016
The Grand Valley campus community is mourning the death of James (Jim) Edwards II, a former executive director of the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy, who died June 27. He was 51.