Major Priorities

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Major Priorities for this campaign are the most critical strategic needs in the broad goal areas of opportunity, achievement, and relevance. Also view our Additional Needs programs that directly benefit students and our community and address specific ongoing needs.

Opportunity

Students studying.

Greatest Needs in Financial Aid
Provide additional funding where it is most needed in scholarships and financial aid for students. Learn more.                                                                           

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Student at the library.

Academic Merit Scholarships
Support scholarships that are primarily based on academic achievement to attract and retain talented students.                                                                            

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Students studying.

Need-Based Scholarships
Support scholarships that are primarily based on financial need through supplements to federal grants and support for moderate income students.

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Achievement

Students at graduation.

Greatest Needs for Student Success
Support greatest needs in any of Grand Valley's student success programs. Learn more.                                                

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Student with stethoscope in nursing classroom.

Experiential Learning
Provide high-impact experiences for students such as internships, co-ops, and clinical placements.

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Student networking at Career Fair.

Leadership Development
Support enhanced and expanded student leadership opportunities.                                                           

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Student with professor in Language Resource Center.

Student Support Services
Enhance and expand student support programs including academic advising and career counseling. 

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Relevance

Aerial photo of campus.

Greatest Needs for Academic Relevance 
Support the greatest needs for academic programs, centers, and capital projects to meet changing employment needs. Learn more.                                                               

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Rendering of Center for Interprofessional Health

Health Campus Expansion/Center for Interprofessional Health
This facility will maximize interaction between students across programs, learning on state-of-the-industry simulation and technology. Learn more.

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Rending of the Innovation Design Center for Engineering.

Innovation Design Center for Engineering
The Innovation Design Center will bring together college, companies, and community to serve our region and be a catalyst for innovative partnerships. Learn more.                                          

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Dance student being aided by instructor.

Enhanced Performing Arts Space and Programs
Support materials, equipment, instruments, and enrichment opportunities for performing arts students. Learn more.

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Student meeting with peer tutor.

Academic Programs and Centers 
Support the highest priorities for academic programs and academic centers. Learn more.                                                                                                                     

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Professor speaking to student.

Named and Endowed Faculty Positions
Support faculty positions of highest priority across all academic programs and units. Learn more.                                                                                                                                     

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