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.

New on GV Now

Michael Buble gives tickets to LipDub crew

Michael Buble gives tickets to LipDub crew

July 23, 2014

Michael Buble gave free concert tickets to GVSU grads and Clark Retirement Community.

S3 Summer Showcase set for Tuesday

S3 Summer Showcase set for Tuesday

July 22, 2014

Jessica Janecke spent her summer monitoring runners on a tricked-out treadmill; Kevin Joffre analyzed reading habits of teen mothers. This is not usually how an average student spends the summer months.

President joins Chillin' For Charity cause

President joins Chillin' For Charity cause

July 22, 2014

President Thomas J. Haas and others attending the NCAA Division II meetings in Indianapolis joined in the Chillin� For Charity cause.

GVSU hosts international chemistry conference

GVSU hosts international chemistry conference

July 22, 2014

More than 1,300 chemistry educators are expected to attend the Biennial Conference on Chemical Education at Grand Valley, August 3-7.

Teens learn health professions at camp

Teens learn health professions at camp

July 18, 2014

Area teens explored health professions at a summer day camp sponsored by two university departments.

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