Day: October 4, 2018

Online/Hybrid Faculty at GVSU to Celebrate National Distance Learning Week with Breakfast


To celebrate National Distance Learning Week and to recognize faculty at Grand Valley State University, the eLearning and Emerging Technologies team, along with the Pew Faculty Teaching and Learning Center and GVSU University Libraries, organized a breakfast on Wednesday, November 7.

We know how much work it takes to develop and teach quality online/hybrid courses, and in honor of this work, a breakfast was held for celebration, some time for reflection and connection with others, and thinking about the future!

  • WHAT National Distance Learning Week / Faculty Appreciation Breakfast
  • WHEN – 8:30 am until 10:00 am on Wednesday, November 7, 2018
  • WHERE – University Club / Pew Campus
  • WHY – For an informal meet, greet, and eat to appreciate YOU, our online and hybrid teaching faculty.

Thank you to the 40+ faculty who attended the breakfast. Here are a few photos from the event!


GVSU provides flexible learning options to meet students’ needs through online and hybrid courses. Distance education is expanding at the University, with enrollment increasing by 15% since last Fall, with over 5,300 students. 17% of students are now enrolled in at least 1 online or hybrid course. Students enrolled in distance education at GVSU are mostly located in Michigan, with students also residing in Arizona, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Utah and other areas around the world!

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