Grand Valley State University facts for kids
|Grand Valley State University|
|Motto||Educating students to shape their lives, their professions, and their societies.|
|President||Thomas J. Haas|
|Academic staff||837 full-time|
|Location||Allendale, Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States|
|Campus||Allendale campus: suburban 1,280 acres (5.2 km2)
Pew Grand Rapids campus: urban 33 acres (0.13 km2)
Grand Valley State College (1960–1973) (1983–1987)Grand Valley State Colleges (1973–1983)
|Sports||Lakers. 9 men's varsity teams, 10 women's.|
|Colors||Blue, Black, White|
|Mascot||Louie the Laker|
Grand Valley State University is a public university in Allendale, Michigan. It is close to Grand Rapids, Michigan. The university was established in 1960. It has other campuses in Downtown Grand Rapids and in Holland. It also teaches classes at local community colleges at Muskegon and Traverse City.
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