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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Grad student represents Arab Region at UN

Grad student represents Arab Region at UN

August 04, 2015

Shatha Abusrour contributed to the discussions at the United Nations Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

Business trends: Growth returns to normal

Business trends: Growth returns to normal

August 04, 2015

The economic growth rate in West Michigan has returned to normal, according to Brian Long in the Seidman College of Business.

GVSU to host international library innovation conference

GVSU to host international library innovation conference

August 04, 2015

"Re-think it: Libraries for a New Age" will take place August 10-12 on the Allendale Campus.

Haas FaceTimes with student stationed in Middle East

Haas FaceTimes with student stationed in Middle East

August 04, 2015

A student stationed in the Middle East received a special phone call from President Thomas J. Haas.

Teaching circle set for CRP

Teaching circle set for CRP

July 31, 2015

The Community Reading Project will host a Teaching Circle on the selection, "Citizen," on August 11 at the Alumni House.

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