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

Time-lapse video documents Class of 2018 photo shoot

Time-lapse video documents Class of 2018 photo shoot

August 28, 2014

A time-lapse video captures the Class of 2018 photo shoot, when thousands of new students gathered in Lubbers Stadium August 21.

New Music Ensemble CDs featured on iTunes Classical

New Music Ensemble CDs featured on iTunes Classical

August 28, 2014

Two CDs recorded by the Grand Valley State University New Music Ensemble are being featured this week on the front page of iTunes Classical.

Campus Life Night set for Tuesday

Campus Life Night set for Tuesday

August 28, 2014

Thousands of students are expected at Campus Life Night September 2 in parking lot C.

MAREC workshop will focus on agri-business

MAREC workshop will focus on agri-business

August 27, 2014

The Michigan Alternative and Renewable Energy Center will host a half-day seminar September 3 that will focus on renewable energies and how they apply to the agri-business industry.

Grand Valley ranked as a Best College

Grand Valley ranked as a Best College

August 27, 2014

Washington Monthly ranked Grand Valley 30th in the nation in the "Best Master�s Universities" category for its contribution to the public good.

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