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University Communications

Who we are:

University Communications is a unit of the University Relations Division. We provide a variety of services and products to tell the Grand Valley story to audiences within the university and those reached through the mass media. Our services include:

Approval from an executive officer is required for live webcasting and video services. When a request is submitted, UComm will review the video project and contact the requester for more information.

University Communications products include:

  • Forum: A newsletter for faculty and staff members and retirees.
  • GVNow: Video features like "Around Grand Valley" and daily campus news reports are a part of this online publication.
  • Grand Valley Magazine: Quarterly magazine for the Grand Valley community that includes profiles, features, research news and news about alumni and campus events.
  • Videos: UComm produces convocation and commencement videos, along with special projects, as approved by an executive officer.
  • Success Stories: These items, located on the Grand Valley homepage, tell the unique accomplishments of students, faculty and staff members, and alumni.
  • Sources Guide: This guide is an online topical arrangement of faculty and staff members who can serve as sources for reporters looking for commentary on breaking news stories or subjects for features.

For marketing planning, website development, print pieces, or advertising, please contact Institutional Marketing.

New on GV Now

Photo of pianist Boris Slutsky

Internationally acclaimed pianist to perform during honorary recital

March 29, 2017

Boris Slutsky will perform during the Baum Series Recital April 2.

Photo of Kristofer Pachla

Alumnus named new director of Regional Math and Science Center

March 27, 2017

Kristofer Pachla, '08 and '09, will begin his new role on April 17.

headshot of Lisa Feurzeig

Three GVSU faculty members earn Core Fulbright Scholar awards

March 27, 2017

Three faculty earned Fulbright Scholar awards to teach or conduct research for a semester overseas.


Forum will detail myGVSU Campus Climate recommendations

March 27, 2017

Action plans related to the myGVSU Climate Survey results will be discussed at a March 30 forum.

Trevor Fairfield, center, with President Haas and family.

Students recognized for saving woman's life

March 24, 2017

Students rushed to pull a woman from a burning car, an act authorities said saved her life.

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