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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

A portrait of Ambassador Carla Hills

Ambassador Carla Hills to receive GVSU's Hauenstein Fellowship Medal

June 26, 2017

Ambassador Carla Hills will receive the Hauenstein Fellowship Medal on July 13 at 7 p.m.

group photo in front of pond

Zumberge's son addresses reunion participants

June 26, 2017

Two surprises were in store for the Class of 1967 who participated in their 50th reunion.

Campers racing their solar-powered cars under the Transformational Link sculpture.

Camp teaches students benefits of renewable energy

June 23, 2017

More than 40 middle school students participated in the Energizing Our World camp June 20-22.

Rep. Bill Huizenga stands behind a podium in congress.

Congressional delegation touts 50th anniversary of Grand Valley's first graduates

June 23, 2017

Two of Michigan's congressional representatives recognized the first Lakers for a Lifetime.

four women holding certificates

Nursing students earn Mary Free Bed scholarships

June 23, 2017

Four KCON students earned scholarships from Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital.

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