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

Engineering course concludes with annual regatta

Engineering course concludes with annual regatta

July 30, 2015

A room in the Keller Engineering Labs building was transformed into a sailboat competition July 29.

Engineering students graduate, showcase industry-sponsored projects

Engineering students graduate, showcase industry-sponsored projects

July 30, 2015

More than 75 engineering students will join alumni who are helping to drive the state's economy with their STEM degree.

Faculty to discuss challenges of interpreting translated texts

Faculty to discuss challenges of interpreting translated texts

July 29, 2015

"Literature in Translation" will take place August 5 at 6:30 p.m. in Grand Rapids.

21st annual Summer Film Project wraps production

21st annual Summer Film Project wraps production

July 28, 2015

"The Lens" filmed for six consecutive days around West Michigan.

Summer Scholars, McNair Scholars ready for showcase

Summer Scholars, McNair Scholars ready for showcase

July 28, 2015

Twenty-five students in the Student Summer Scholars (S3) program and 16 McNair Scholars will present research on topics ranging from muscle performance to operettas in the 1880s to genetic variations in bats during the annual Student Summer Scholars Showcase.

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