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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.

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Winter gear

Winter gear drive supports refugees

January 19, 2017

Items collected during the drive will be donated to Bethany Christian Services.

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Final provost candidate discusses future challenges, successes

January 19, 2017

The last provost candidate discussed future academic challenges and achievements on campus.

Julie Metty Bennett seated for a portrait.

Environmental policy expert kicks off 2017 Wheelhouse Talks

January 19, 2017

�Julie Metty Bennett will discuss leadership at a Wheelhouse Talk on January 20 at 4 p.m.

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Grand Valley names new dean of University Libraries

January 19, 2017

Annie Bélanger will begin her role at Grand Valley in June.

Paul Isely at the 2016 Colliers West Michigan Economic and Commercial Real Estate Forecast event.

GVSU economist to unveil local findings

January 19, 2017

Paul Isely will release results of his annual survey of the regional economy January 26.

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