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

GVSU political expert evaluates primary results

GVSU political expert evaluates primary results

February 10, 2016

Erika King said Hillary Clinton must re-evaluate messaging, while Donald Trump may face more attacks.

Campus will celebrate Darwin Day with activities

Campus will celebrate Darwin Day with activities

February 10, 2016

Grand Valley will celebrate its first Darwin Day February 11-12 with two days of events, including a keynote presentation, art exhibit, faculty and student presentations.

Arts at Noon presents percussion, piano duo

Arts at Noon presents percussion, piano duo

February 10, 2016

Percussionist Chris Sies and pianist Jani Parsons will perform February 17 in Cook-DeWitt Center.

Kasich to visit campus

Kasich to visit campus

February 10, 2016

Republican presidential candidate John Kasich will speak at a town hall meeting at Grand Valley Monday, February 15.

GVSU helps students apply for financial aid

GVSU helps students apply for financial aid

February 09, 2016

College-bound students and their families can get help applying for financial aid during College Goal Sunday, February 14.

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