GVSU receives award for promoting health, fitness

Grand Valley State University has been chosen to receive a Governor’s Fitness Award for its commitment to promoting healthy lifestyles for students, faculty and staff members. The university will receive a diamond-level award in the Very Large Workplace category. Workplace and individual awards will be presented on April 24 in Detroit. The Governor’s Fitness Awards is an annual event hosted by the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness, Health and Sports and the Michigan Fitness Foundation. GVSU offers many different health and wellness programs, including a farmers’ market, group exercise classes, stress management courses and an employee assistance program.