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

Volleyball wins, finals webcast Saturday night

Volleyball wins, finals webcast Saturday night

November 21, 2014

Grand Valley's volleyball team defeated Ferris State Friday night to advance to the finals of the NCAA Midwest Regional Tournament.

Student jewelry exhibit combines art and geology

Student jewelry exhibit combines art and geology

November 21, 2014

"Cut, Ground, Formed and Fabricated" will be on display in the Mary Idema Pew Library exhibition space November 25-December 15.

Michigan Instruments donates test lungs

Michigan Instruments donates test lungs

November 21, 2014

Students in nursing and health professions programs will have opportunities to learn respiratory care using state-of-the-art training and test lung devices donated by a company that developed the �Michigan Lung.�

Program preps health professions students for college

Program preps health professions students for college

November 20, 2014

Kyra Hull arrived at Grand Valley with a full resume that highlighted her experience in health professions.

Interfaith event to celebrate Thanksgiving season

Interfaith event to celebrate Thanksgiving season

November 20, 2014

The 15th annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebration takes place November 24 at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Grand Rapids.

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