Spring 2018

'A place where all of me is welcome'

The Division of Inclusion and Equity may be housed on the fourth floor of Zumberge Hall, yet its reach touches nearly all aspects of living, working and learning at Grand Valley.

Spring 2018|Feature


Read article College dropout surprised with degree

College dropout surprised with degree

John Records Landecker can look back on a storied career as a radio broadcaster, entertaining millions of listeners around the U.S. and Canada for more than 50 years.

Spring 2018|Feature

Read article Laker Lineage

Laker Lineage

Lakers represent all 50 states and 84 different countries; and for many, being a Laker is all in the family.

Spring 2018|Feature

Read article Bringing medical device inventions to market

Bringing medical device inventions to market

On a top level of the Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences, a group of students and staff members can be found building and testing new product ideas that could better human health and well-being.

Spring 2018|Feature


Wasting no time

Lakers teach Lakers how to recycle, compost

Spring 2018|Sustainability


Read article From Allendale  to Arendelle

From Allendale to Arendelle

Alumna spreads smiles throughout the world skating with Disney on Ice

Spring 2018|Arts

Read article Thrill of the chase

Thrill of the chase

Student hunts severe storms to help improve advance warning systems

Spring 2018|Q & A

Read article Training, triumph, and toenails

Training, triumph, and toenails

Extreme endurance a lifestyle for marathon man

Spring 2018|Off the Path


Fencers build community

Like many of the 50 club sport options, the fencing club offers members an immediate community.

Spring 2018|Focal Point / Behind the Lens


Read article 2017-2018  Alumni Awards

2017-2018 Alumni Awards

The Distinguished Alumni Award, Outstanding Educator Award, Alumni Service Award, and Young Alumni Award are presented annually by the Alumni Association.

Spring 2018|Alumni Feature

Read article Family, Grand Valley and pizza: a recipe for success

Family, Grand Valley and pizza: a recipe for success

While still a student at Grand Valley, Davide Uccello, '13, started a business with his older brother, Dan. Dan was 24 and Davide was just 19.

Spring 2018|Alumni Profile

Read article The bottom line: great value

The bottom line: great value

Layna, '13, and Andrew, '13, Buthker both earned master's degrees in taxation and work for Plante Moran. The public accounting firm is one of many corporations that match employee gifts.

Spring 2018|Giving