Condom cupcakes, kinky karaoke during Sex Ed Week spark controversy at Grand Valley State University
It was the kinky karaoke and condom cupcakes portion of Grand Valley State University’s Sex Ex Week that initially raised eyebrows. Then people started looking at the entire week of sex education events.
Death of Grand Valley State student ruled accidental
ALLENDALE, Mich. – The death of an 18-year-old Grand Valley State University student whose body was found last month on campus has been ruled accidental, caused by hypothermia. DeRosa, a first-year student from Royal Oak, was found dead by a runner Dec. 12 near sports fields on the Allendale campus. Grand Valley spokeswoman Mary Eilleen Lyon said an investigation showed DeRosa had attended several social gatherings. Grand Valley State is in western Michigan, near Grand Rapids. Read back: Officials identify body found on Grand Valley State University campus as first-year student from Royal Oak
Officials identify body found on Grand Valley State University campus as first-year student from Royal Oak
ALLENDALE, Mich. – Dozens are mourning the sudden loss of Grand Valley State University first-year student Taylor DeRosa. DeRosa’s body was found on Dec. 12 by a jogger near the athletic field on the university’s Allendale campus. Police are investigating her death as suspicious. PREVIOUS: Police investigating suspicious death after body found on Grand Valley campusThe manner of death is not being revealed at this time. Anyone who has information is asked to call the Grand Valley State University Police Department at 616-331-3255.
Police investigating suspicious death after body found on Grand Valley campus
I offer my deepest condolences to the student’s family and friends. I want to assure you that we have every resource devoted to the investigation and in support of our campus community. The Grand Valley State Police Department will have additional staff working on the Allendale Campus for the remainder of the weekend. The Grand Valley State Police Department and the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office, with assistance from the Michigan State Police Crime Laboratory, are aggressively investigating this incident. Philomena V. Mantella, Grand Valley State University president
Grand Valley State University students ordered to ‘stay in place’ after COVID-19 outbreak
Students at Grand Valley State University in Allendale Township have been ordered to “stay in place” for 14 days following more than 600 COVID-19 cases. More info here from GVSU:Today, the Ottawa County Department of Public Health (OCDPH), in cooperation with the university, will issue a ‘Staying in Place’ order impacting GVSU students living and studying in Allendale Township. Since opening, there have been more than 600 cases of COVID-19 confirmed among students, according to the Ottawa County Health Department. Grand Valley State University is just the latest college campus to get hit with a COVID-19 outbreak. Related: All MSU students asked to self-quarantine after school confirms 300+ COVID-19 casesMore News
Fall sports canceled for Northern, Grand Valley State, Wayne State, more Michigan universities due to virus
The Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletics Conference (GLIAC) announced Wednesday that all fall sports are suspended until 2021 amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. A number of Michigan colleges and universities are impacted by the conferences suspension: Davenport University, Ferris State University, Grand Valley State University, Lake Superior State University, Michigan Technological University, Northern Michigan University, Northwood University, Saginaw Valley State University and Wayne State University. Plans to provide fall teams with competition opportunities during the spring semester are a priority for the league. Other GLIAC member schools include: Ashland University, Purdue University Northwest and the University of Wisconsin Parkside. The MAC is among the leagues hoping to play some semblance of a season in the spring, depending on the state of the pandemic.
University working to get more students to work as nurse practitioners in rural Michigan areas
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Grand Valley State University is working with two Michigan health care systems to graduate more students who will work as nurse practitioners in rural or underserved areas. The effort is boosted by a four-year, $2.8 million federal Advanced Nursing Education Workforce Grant for the school's Kirkhof College of Nursing. The effort involves McLaren Health Care and Mercy Health Muskegon. The grant will support 15 qualified students. Copyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Flashpoint 3/12/17: Gov. Snyder's 21st Century Education Commission
Updated: 11:21 AM, Mar 12 2017 Published: 11:21 AM, Mar 12 2017Digging deep on the report from Governor Snyders 21st Century Education Commission with Commission chair and President of Grand Valley State University Thomas Haas. Then a roundtable of education experts give their take on the recommendations. Guests this week include :Thomas Haas, chair of the 21st Century Education Commission, and President of @GVSURoundtable: