Sustainable Community Development Initiative
After a year and a half of research, fundraising, and numerous cross-discipline discussions, Grand Valley’s fir... more
Our mission is to provide Grand Valley administration, faculty, staff, students, and community stakeholders with the required skills and capabilities to become better stewards and responsible global citizens in the workforce, communities, and family life. This site will guide you to information and resources, helping you to become more involved with sustainability efforts at Grand Valley State University and around the world.
Announcing the Campus Consciousness Challenge!
The environmental non-profit group REVERB is now accepting applications for a $10,000 grant! The funds will be used to execute projects that combat environmental challenges.
Click here for more information and/or to submit your proposal.
New Course Offering
Wicked Problems of Sustainability
In this course, students will work with the wider GV community and our community partners to tackle specific interdisciplinary problems of sustainability.
More information (including class dates and contacts) is available here.
Applied Global Innovation Initiative
Monthly events, Grand Valley State University - Meijer Campus (Holland, MI)
Through product innovation that is interdisciplinary, intercultural, and innovative in approach, the Applied Global Innovation Initiative (AGII) empowers individuals (communities, faculty, staff, and students) to address challenging environmental, economic, and social issues facing the world’s poorest populations.
More information regarding this organization (AGII) and its events is available here.
Sprout Lab: Growing Your Agribusiness Idea
January 8 - 10, 2014 (Saginaw Valley State)
8am - 5pm
Sprout Lab, sponsored by Grand Valley State University’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and Saginaw Valley State University, is designed to help people with innovative agribusiness ideas find the resources needed to develop their ideas and business concepts. Sprout Lab will offer three-day workshops in November and January, providing guidance from industry experts and resource information.
Sustainable Agriculture Project Farm Stand
Wednesdays, 10am - 1:30pm
Allendale campus, Transformational Link
Stop by the Sustainable Agriculture Project (SAP) farm stand to purchase fresh, organic produce and learn more about the SAP. Available crops include: Parsnips, radishes, beets, lettuce, spinach, kale, and chard. For more information, please visit the SAP website or GVSU's events calendar.
Grand Valley offers meatless meals at The Connection, Fresh Food Company, Kleiner, River Landing, and at the downtown Pew Campus as part of the nation-wide Meatless Monday initiative. The movement promotes education and a wider range of options as help to reduce meat consumption in order to improve personal heath and the health of the environment. Click here for more information.
Page last modified December 3, 2013