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GVL Staff

‘That Takes Ovaries!’ seeking submissions

The Women’s Center at Grand Valley State University is looking for submissions for their production of “That Takes Ovaries!”

Stories of women who have committed bold and brazen acts submitted by GVSU community members are now being accepted and will be included in the final production.

Submissions are due by Nov. 1 and should be no longer than 750 words. Stories can be submitted in any format.

Submit stories to [email protected] with “Play Submission” in the headline.

“That Takes Ovaries!” will be performed Feb. 9 and 10.

G.I. Jobs magazine names GV military friendly

Grand Valley State University has been named “A Military Friendly School” by G.I. Jobs magazine for the third consecutive year with over 450 veterans enrolled for the fall semester.

The 2012 list of Military Friendly schools includes the top 20 percent of universities, colleges and trade schools that have programs in place that make it easy for veterans to enroll along with programs for veterans and military spouses. The complete list is online at

For more information about veterans at gvsu, visit

Former GV president Murray to speak Wednesday

Former Grand Valley State University President Mark Murray will speak to the GVSU community as the second speaker to present in the Wheelhouse Talks, produced by the Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies.

On Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. in the Kroc Community Center, 2500 S. Division Ave in Grand Rapids, the current president of Meijer Inc. will talk about his experiences as president of GVSU and as president of Meijer, Inc.

The Wheelhouse Talks is a monthly speaker series consisting of local and state leaders who what to share their views about philosophy, experience and leadership.