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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.

New on GV Now

A portrait of Cameron Saghaeipour

Grand Valley student first to earn scholarship for study abroad in Tajikistan

June 29, 2017

A Grand Valley student is making GVSU history as the first student to study abroad in Tajikistan.

Photo of Allendale Community Field Day participants.

Field day teaches community about West Michigan natural history

June 28, 2017

The annual Allendale Community Field Day encourages outdoor education and environmental awareness.

The cover page of the philanthropic character of communities report by the Johnson Center

GVSU researchers use new method to explore giving traits of specific communities

June 27, 2017

Johnson Center researchers are using new research methods to help define philanthropic traits.

A portrait of Ambassador Carla Hills

Ambassador Carla Hills to receive GVSU's Hauenstein Fellowship Medal

June 26, 2017

Ambassador Carla Hills will receive the Hauenstein Fellowship Medal on July 13 at 7 p.m.

group photo in front of pond

Zumberge's son addresses reunion participants

June 26, 2017

Two surprises were in store for the Class of 1967 who participated in their 50th reunion.

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