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

Four living centers renamed

Four living centers renamed

September 03, 2015

Construction has begun on the new housing and academic building on the Allendale Campus.

GVSU partners with Grand Rapids Mini Maker Faire

GVSU partners with Grand Rapids Mini Maker Faire

September 02, 2015

Grand Valley will host innovators and makers during the second annual Grand Rapids Mini Maker Faire.

It's On Us video to play at halftime of football game

It's On Us video to play at halftime of football game

September 01, 2015

Grand Valley's first home football game of the 2015 season will highlight a sexual assault awareness campaign through a video featuring student and campus leaders.

Weeknight football game causes parking changes

Weeknight football game causes parking changes

August 31, 2015

The Laker football team will open its 2015 season at home on Thursday, September 3, against Southwest Baptist University.

Student art exhibit showcases the power of technology and surveillance

Student art exhibit showcases the power of technology and surveillance

August 31, 2015

"Terms of Service" will be on display in the Calder Arts Center through September 15.

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