Academics Beyond the Classroom
In order to enhance student learning, the Division of Student Services develops programming that includes specific learning outcomes for students. Based on the Liberal Education & America’s Promise (
*Foundations and Skills for Lifelong Learning
*Intercultural Knowledge and Competence
Eighty-two percent of students surveyed in the 2011 Student Life Survey indicated that “encouragement by a professor” was a major factor in deciding to attend out-of-class programs. I encourage you to make students aware of the range of co-curricular activities available to them on campus, and to consider incorporating one of more of these programs into your own course syllabi. Select programs are highlighted in this brochure, and more details can be found year-round at www.gvsu.edu/abc.
H. Bart Merkle
Vice Provost and Dean of Students
Page last modified December 6, 2012