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

Historians earn awards, recognition from GVSU Kutsche Office

Historians earn awards, recognition from GVSU Kutsche Office

March 30, 2015

Three historians earned honors from the Kutsche Office of Local History during the annual Local History Roundtable March 26 at the Grand Rapids Public Library.

Arts at Noon concludes with Todd Reynolds

Arts at Noon concludes with Todd Reynolds

March 30, 2015

The hybrid musician will perform Wednesday, April 1 at noon in the Cook-DeWitt Center.

New director selected to lead Meijer Office of Fellowships

New director selected to lead Meijer Office of Fellowships

March 30, 2015

Elizabeth Lambert has been selected to serve as the new director of the Meijer Office of Fellowships.

Graduate students win first place in business competition

Graduate students win first place in business competition

March 27, 2015

Anand Muthusmy and Marty Gurry earned top honors in the ACG Cup competition.

Faculty publishes translations of rare classical texts

Faculty publishes translations of rare classical texts

March 27, 2015

Diane Rayor's "Sappho: A New Translation of the Complete Workds" includes two new poems discovered in 2014.

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