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

Citizens United and unlimited spending: Is free speech really free?

Citizens United and unlimited spending: Is free speech really free?

January 28, 2015

A debate will focus on rights of free speech of corporations and the rights of free speech of individuals, along with the disparity in political spending in the U.S.

Students receive award for anti-human trafficking work

Students receive award for anti-human trafficking work

January 27, 2015

The International Justice Mission won an award for efforts to raise awareness about human trafficking.

 Grand Valley names vice president for Inclusion and Equity

Grand Valley names vice president for Inclusion and Equity

January 27, 2015

President Thomas J. Haas has named Jesse M. Bernal vice president for Inclusion and Equity.

Arts at Noon series spotlights violinist Walter Verdehr

Arts at Noon series spotlights violinist Walter Verdehr

January 26, 2015

Verdehr will perform Wednesday, January 28 at noon in the Cook-DeWitt Center.

Events will celebrate Asian American heritage

Events will celebrate Asian American heritage

January 26, 2015

A variety of events are planned to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander heritage at Grand Valley.

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