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Lunch forum identifies new themes for Inclusion and Equity in GVSU’s Strategic Plan

McKenna Peariso

July 5, 2018

Grand Valley State University has continued to update its 2016-2021 Strategic Plan with an emphasis on Inclusion and Equity. Several of the themes listed under this section of the plan were identified during a lunch forum held th...

‘Ditch the Bed’: Local salon provides safe alternative to tanning beds, campaigns for change

Jenna Fracassi

April 19, 2018

With no end in sight to Michigan’s winter weather, many people find themselves reminiscing on warmer days and missing their suntanned skin. This desire to look tan is particularly prevalent among college-aged women, many of...

Kent County Animal Shelter euthanasia rate among highest in state

Drew Schertzer

April 19, 2018

The Kent County Animal Shelter (KCAS) euthanized 2,002 animals in 2017. That number constitutes one of the highest euthanasia rates in Michigan. Year after year, KCAS's euthanasia rate continues to be two to three times higher th...

GVSU tentatively approved for bump in state funding

Devin Dely

April 19, 2018

Grand Valley State University may be a little closer to reaching its goal for state funding.  In March, GVSU President Thomas Haas and members of student senate took the fight to Lansing, where they spoke in front of Michig...

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