The WMU Grand Rapids campus serves approximately 1,500 students offering primarily graduate-level programs in business, engineering, health and human services, education, and counseling. The expansion of the building was needed to accommodate future growth of these educational programs.
Tremendous growth of GVSU’s nursing and health professions programs called for an expansion of the existing Cook DeVos Center for Health Sciences building located in the “Medical Mile” of downtown Grand Rapids.
The design and construction of the Daniel and Pamella DeVos Center for Interprofessional Health project responds to the tremendous growth of GVSU’s academic programs in the Kirkhoff College of Nursing and the College of Health Professions.
The existing pedestrian bridge spanning the Grand River in downtown Grand Rapids needed rehabilitation to continue serving as a popular tourist destination during Art Prize and a scenic location for wedding ceremonies and photographs.