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

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.

Partnership Showcase highlights community engagement

Partnership Showcase highlights community engagement

January 26, 2015

The Partnership Showcase will be held January 30 in the Mary Idema Pew Library.

Registration open for women and environment symposium

Registration open for women and environment symposium

January 26, 2015

Environmental justice is the theme of the fourth annual Women and the Environment Symposium, set for February 25.

Grants receive top Urban League award

Grants receive top Urban League award

January 26, 2015

George Grant, Jr. and Beverly Grant received the 2015 Drum Major Award.

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