​Campus staff member passes away

Grand Valley State University regrets to inform that Christine Hernandez, procurement services assistant, passed away on Feb. 14 at the age of 50.

Hernandez, who lost her life to cancer, began her career at GVSU in 2004. She was known for her efforts in the COT Development Committee as well as her volunteer work with WGVU Public Media, the Grand Rapids Civic Theater and the Fit the Mitt program where she served as a mentor to international students.

A service for Hernandez is planned for 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 21 at St. Isidore Catholic Church, located at 628 Diamond Ave. Those wishing to attend a visitation should arrive between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m.