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

Faculty and staff sketches

Faculty and staff sketches

June 29, 2015

Faculty and staff members in the news, or those who have given presentations or had articles published are listed below.

Shinsky to serve as interim dean

Shinsky to serve as interim dean

June 25, 2015

John Shinsky, longtime professor of education, will serve as interim dean of the College of Education beginning July 1.

Surplus Store to hold summer sale

Surplus Store to hold summer sale

June 25, 2015

The Surplus Store at Grand Valley will be open for a special sale Saturday, June 27.

Spin class to benefit Farmers Market

Spin class to benefit Farmers Market

June 24, 2015

Proceeds from a 90-minute class spin class next week will benefit the GVSU Farmers Market.

International Carillon Concert Series begins June 28

International Carillon Concert Series begins June 28

June 24, 2015

The annual concert series kicks off at 8 p.m. on the Allendale Campus.

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