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

Zumberge Hall receives LEED Silver Certification

Zumberge Hall receives LEED Silver Certification

October 20, 2014

James H. Zumberge Hall has been awarded LEED® Silver status by the U.S. Green Building Council.

Day of celebration recognizes Grand Valley founders

Day of celebration recognizes Grand Valley founders

October 20, 2014

The campus community will celebrate the founding of Grand Valley during a day of events and activities October 23.

Fall Arts Celebration presents Gallim Dance

Fall Arts Celebration presents Gallim Dance

October 20, 2014

The contemporary dance company Gallim Dance will perform October 27, as part of Fall Arts Celebration.

Dog breeding education event set for October 20

Dog breeding education event set for October 20

October 20, 2014

Representatives from PAWS With A Cause will speak to students about dog breeding and training.

Policy experts to debate higher ed funding model

Policy experts to debate higher ed funding model

October 17, 2014

Two experts on public policy will discuss how Michigan funds higher education at a �Coffee House Debate� hosted by the Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies.

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