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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.

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Grand Valley ranked as a 'Best College'

Grand Valley ranked as a 'Best College'

August 29, 2016

Washington Monthly ranked Grand Valley as a "Best Bang for the Buck" in the Midwest.

TRIO program earns five-year federal grant

TRIO program earns five-year federal grant

August 29, 2016

TRIO Educational Talent Search earned a $1.7 million grant to expand services to GRPS students.

Dedication held for new living center

Dedication held for new living center

August 26, 2016

The Holton-Hooker Learning and Living Center provides unique features to amplify student success.

Laker Effect prominent during opening ceremonies

Laker Effect prominent during opening ceremonies

August 26, 2016

The campus community felt the Laker Effect at two opening events that kicked off the academic year.

Watch President Haas' faculty/staff address live

Watch President Haas' faculty/staff address live

August 26, 2016

Watch President Haas' annual presentation live from Cook-DeWitt here.

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