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.

New on GV Now

Speaker will discuss Latino cultural influence

Speaker will discuss Latino cultural influence

September 29, 2014

Community organizer Rosa Clemente will give a presentation about Latino influence on current and future American life.

Women's Commission begins Conscious Conversations

Women's Commission begins Conscious Conversations

September 29, 2014

Each month, Grand Valley�s Women's Commission will host "Conscious Conversations," a general meeting that will begin by discussing a different, current topic.

Grand Valley will see record number of K-12 students visit ArtPrize

Grand Valley will see record number of K-12 students visit ArtPrize

September 29, 2014

More than 2,500 students from 23 Grand Valley State University-authorized charter schools will get a chance to take in ArtPrize thanks to a six-day program called ArtPrize Education Days, hosted by Grand Valley�s Charter Schools Office.

GVSU again named a Best College Buy

GVSU again named a Best College Buy

September 29, 2014

For the 19th year in a row, Grand Valley has been named one of America's 100 Best College Buys by Institutional Research and Evaluation, Inc.

Fall Arts Celebration welcomes Scott Simon as distinguished lecturer

Fall Arts Celebration welcomes Scott Simon as distinguished lecturer

September 29, 2014

Simon presents "Professional Journalism in a DIY Age" on October 6.

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