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

MEDC president says Michigan is comeback state

MEDC president says Michigan is comeback state

September 18, 2014

Michael Finney, president and CEO of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation was the guest speaker for the Peter F. Secchia Breakfast Lecture.

GVSU teams with local and international youth for Animation Collaboration

GVSU teams with local and international youth for Animation Collaboration

September 18, 2014

Animation Collaboration can be seen as an official ArtPrize entry in the Urban Institute of Contemporary Art (UICA) in Grand Rapids.

KCON offers flu vaccination clinics

KCON offers flu vaccination clinics

September 17, 2014

The GVSU Family Health Center will offer flu vaccination clinics for students, faculty and staff members and their dependents and retirees through September. (Updated list below.)

Meetings focus on community as classroom

Meetings focus on community as classroom

September 17, 2014

Beginning Sept. 19, a series of colloquia with faculty and staff members, along with community partners will explore community as a classroom.

New School Psychology graduate program launches

New School Psychology graduate program launches

September 17, 2014

The Psychology department will host an open house on September 24 at the Alumni House and Visitor Center to introduce the new school psychology program.

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