Nearly 700 donors, faculty, staff, students and friends of the university attended the August 28 dedication.
Crowdfunding business opportunities through sites like Kickstarter, IndieGoGo and GoFundMe are becoming more common for upstart companies, but crowdfunding needs to be done right to be effective and not violate government regulations.
The ceremonial start of the academic year began August 28 with speakers giving advice to new students about getting connected and studying hard in order to make the most of their college career.
Family Owned Business Institute Scholar in Residence will discuss innovating through tradition.
An opening reception for "Dusk to Dusk: Unsettled, Unraveled, Unreal" will take place September 10 on the Allendale Campus.
Halftime performances will include today's hits, spy themes, The Sound of Music, a Veteran's Day tribute and more.
Grand Valley's Surplus Store, which resells used university inventory to increase sustainability and reduce landfill waste, will hold a sale Saturday, August 29 from 8 a.m.-noon.
More than 600 students, alumni, faculty and staff members helped new and returning students move in August 23-27.
More than 50 K-12 leaders from local school systems attended the first Design Thinking Summit on the Pew Grand Rapids Campus August 25.
Ann Dilley, jewelry and metalsmithing student, registered as a Laker in 1979.