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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

Mentor-mentee relationship continues after high school

Mentor-mentee relationship continues after high school

December 07, 2016

A Grandville High School graduate received a warm Laker welcome into the pre-med program.

Panel: opioids can be gateway drugs

Panel: opioids can be gateway drugs

December 06, 2016

Panelists discussed opioid abuse in the area and how police and agencies are battling the epidemic.

ScholarWorks downloads reach new record

ScholarWorks downloads reach new record

December 06, 2016

Senior projects by Meijer Honors College students have been downloaded 69,000 so far this year.

Students win national business competition

Students win national business competition

December 05, 2016

Four Seidman College of Business students took first place at the Bowersox Supply Chain Challenge.

Cook Carillon Tower tours, holiday concert planned

Cook Carillon Tower tours, holiday concert planned

December 05, 2016

The Grand Valley community is invited to tour the tower from 1:30-3 p.m. on December 6.

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