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Major Priorities

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Major Priorities for this campaign are the most critical strategic needs in the broad goal areas of opportunity, achievement, and relevance. Also view our Additional Needs programs that directly benefit students and our community and address specific ongoing needs.

 
 
 

Opportunity

 
 
 

Greatest Needs in Financial Aid

Greatest Needs in Financial Aid
Provide additional funding where it is most needed in scholarships and financial aid for students. Learn more.                                                                           

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Academic Merit Scholarships

Academic Merit Scholarships
Support scholarships that are primarily based on academic achievement to attract and retain talented students.                                                                            

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Need-Based Scholarships

Need-Based Scholarships
Support scholarships that are primarily based on financial need through supplements to federal grants and support for moderate income students.

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Achievement

 
 
 

Greatest Needs for Student Success

Greatest Needs for Student Success
Support greatest needs in any of Grand Valley's student success programs. Learn more.                                                

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Experiential Learning

Experiential Learning
Provide high-impact experiences for students such as internships, co-ops, and clinical placements.                                                

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Leadership Development

Leadership Development
Support enhanced and expanded student leadership opportunities.                                                           

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Student Support Services

Student Support Services
Enhance and expand student support programs including academic advising and career counseling. 

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Relevance

 
 
 

Greatest Needs for Academic Relevance

Greatest Needs for Academic Relevance 
Support the greatest needs for academic programs, centers, and capital projects to meet changing employment needs. Learn more.                                                               

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RJF Hall

Health Campus Expansion/Raleigh J. Finkelstein Hall
Support Raleigh J. Finkelstein Hall, the first step in the expansion of the university's health campus. Learn more.                                       

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Seymour & Esther Padnos College of Engineering and Computing Expansion

Seymour & Esther Padnos College of Engineering and Computing Expansion
Support the expansion of facilities and educational experiences for the Engineering program. Learn more.                                           

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Performing Arts

Improved Performing Arts Space
Support materials, equipment, instruments, and opportunities for performing arts students. Learn more.

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Academic Programs and Centers

Academic Programs and Centers 
Support the highest priorities for academic programs and academic centers. Learn more.                                        

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Named and Endowed Faculty Positions

Named and Endowed Faculty Positions
Support faculty positions of highest priority across all academic programs and units. Learn more.

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