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1 hr ago | MLive.com

Grand Rapids school board moves new Museum School forward for next year

Aiden Smith, Alex Mcdonald, Ella Morton, and Isobel Vankuiken take a look at a computer in an exhibit as part of the Immer5e program at Grand Rapids Public Museum on Nov. 14, 2013.

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Related Topix: Grand Rapids, MI, Ferris State University

5 hrs ago | MLive.com

New principal, personnel changes at Byron Center Charter School as students head back-to-school

A new principal is leading the school for the first time in 17 years after Tom Kruzel, who formerly held the position, retried this summer.

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Related Topix: Byron Center, MI

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Lansing State Journal

Engagement: Thomas Sullivan & Cori Shek

Thomas Christopher Sullivan and Cori Louise Shek along with their parents, Paul and Mary Pat Sullivan, Jessica Hale and Steven Shek are pleased to announce their engagement.

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Related Topix: Grand Rapids, MI

MLive.com

Professor to examine fear of death at GVSU lecture

A professor from Skidmore College will discuss the human fear of death during an upcoming lecture at Grand Valley State University.

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Related Topix: Skidmore College

Fri Aug 29, 2014

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Campuses with International students or travel prepped for Ebola outbreak

There might not be any current cases of the disease in America right now but the Ebola virus outbreak in Africa might not be as far away as it seems.

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Related Topix: Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

MLive.com

Meet the teacher: Orchard View and Oakridge have plenty of new faces

With the start of a new school year, MLive and the Muskegon Chronicle asked area school districts to share information about new staff members.

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Related Topix: Muskegon, MI, Education Etc., Northview, MI, Grand Rapids, MI

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Raffle to help GVSU student Chandler McBride lead an independent life

As students gear up for the school year, Grand Valley State University Student Chandler McBride and family are working around the clock to raise donations for next week's raffle.

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Related Topix: Grand Rapids, MI

MLive.com

Michigan charter school authorizers propose own system for oversight, academic-based closures

The Michigan Council of Charter School Authorizers on Friday announced plans to establish a voluntary accreditation system, and the state Department of Education - which recently put 11 authorizers on an "at risk" list for possible suspension - signaled interest in helping fine-tune the proposal.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Michigan Government

MLive.com

Why Grand Rapids lags behind other metro areas in attracting foreign college students

There's no shortage of colleges and universities in Grand Rapids. Across the city, you'll find a large public university, a Big 10 medical school and several small, private religious colleges.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Cornerstone University, Calvin College

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Grand Valley Lanthorn

News Briefs: Study abroad first step meeting

The Grand Valley State University Student Senate will meet today from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in Room 2204 in the Kirkhof Center.

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MLive.com

Kevin Ricco hired as new director of renewable energy center in Muskegon

Kevin Ricco has been selected as the new director of Grand Valley State University's facility located at 200 Viridian Drive on the banks of Muskegon Lake.

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Related Topix: Muskegon, MI, Allegan County, MI

Grand Valley Lanthorn

GVSU partners with Grand Rapids Public Schools

Grand Valley State University has been working closely with the Grand Rapids Public Schools to create the Grand Rapids Public Museum School, opening in the fall of 2015.

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Related Topix: Ferris State University, Grand Rapids, MI

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Grand Valley Lanthorn

LGBT resource center gears up for new students

As Grand Valley State University students and faculty adjust to a new semester, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Resource Center is planning events to welcome new and returning students back to campus.

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Related Topix: Transgender, Gay/Lesbian

Grand Valley Lanthorn

GVSU celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

September is a month full of opportunities as Grand Valley State University students are finally getting settled in and establishing their home away from home.

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Related Topix: Coeducational Fraternities, Fraternities, Sororities, Sigma Lambda Gamma, Immigration Reform

Grand Valley Lanthorn

Renovations to Au Sable brings students together

During the first week of class, students at Grand Valley State University are starting to get acquainted with the newly renovated Au Sable Hall.

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Related Topix: Au Sable, MI

Tue Aug 26, 2014

MLive.com

DeVos Foundation $212,500 grant supports efforts to improve outcomes in after-school programs

File photo of Renna Laughlin helping Elijah Casler, work on assignment as part of the Camp Fire USA summer program at Grand Rapids Kent Hills Elementary July 25, 2012.

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Related Topix: Grand Rapids, MI

MLive.com

See how Grand Rapids business districts stack up using new GVSU interactive tool

Jeremy Pyne scanned over the interactive map of Grand Rapids. With the click of his mouse, he pulled up reams of data on the area surrounding the Wealthy Street corridor.

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Related Topix: Grand Rapids, MI, Wyoming, MI, Kentwood, MI

Mon Aug 25, 2014

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

5 Things to know for Monday, August 25

Muskegon Heights Public School Academy will open its doors to students today, but as a year-round school with four weeks off for summer vacation and one-week breaks throughout the school year.

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Related Topix: Muskegon Heights, MI, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Grand Rapids, MI

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Grand Valley Lanthorn

News Briefs: Laker for a Lifetime video premieres at Convocation

The Grand Valley State University Multicultural Cohort Program will host its first meeting of the year on Aug. 26 at 5 p.m. in room 2263 in the Kirkhof Center.

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Grand Valley Lanthorn

Heading in the right direction

Last week, Grand Valley State University kicked off the year with Convocation. Many people around campus spoke to give new and returning students advice on having a successful academic year, including President Thomas Haas, Provost Gayle Davis, University Academic Senate Chair Karen Gipson, Student Senate President Andrew Plague and several others.

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Related Topix: Opinion

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