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GVL Staff

Andy Dillon to visit GV

Andy Dillon, state treasurer and former speaker of the Michigan House of Representatives, will be the next speaker at the Wheelhouse Talks, sponsored by Grand Valley State University’s Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies.

Dillon is a member of Gov. Rick Snyder’s cabinet and previously ran for governor as a Democrat after serving as Speaker of the House.

Dillon’s presentation will take place on Feb. 1,from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at the Kroc Community Center, 2500 S. Division, Grand Rapids. RSVP for the event at

CSLC hosting volunteer, internship fair

Nearly 50 organizations will be at Grand Valley’s Non-profit Volunteer and Internship Fair today from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Henry Hall Atrium. The Muscular Dystrophy Association, Grand Rapids Creative Youth Center and West Michigan Refugee Education and Cultural Center will be among the groups at the event, which is free and cosponsored by Career Services.

GV named Newsmaker of the Year

Grand Valley State University was named Newsmaker of the Year by the Grand Rapids Business Journal for its contribution to the economy of West Michigan. The award was given to GVSU for its building projects involving the Mary Idema Pew Library and the new Seidman College of Business.