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

Jazz Night concludes Shared Passion exhibit with evening of music and art

Jazz Night concludes Shared Passion exhibit with evening of music and art

October 23, 2014

Three student jazz ensembles will create an evening of music and art during Jazz Night on Thursday, October 30 from 5:30-7 p.m.

Padnos Art-in-Residence to speak on art practices

Padnos Art-in-Residence to speak on art practices

October 22, 2014

Nayda Collazo-Llorens will discuss mark making among other topics on October 29 in Loosemoore Auditorium on the Pew Grand Rapids Campus at 7 p.m.

LA-based Latin group to share stories through music

LA-based Latin group to share stories through music

October 22, 2014

Las Cafeteras, a Latin alternative band from East Los Angeles, will give a performance at Grand Valley October 27.

Open enrollment continues through November

Open enrollment continues through November

October 21, 2014

The 2015 annual benefits open enrollment period runs October 21-November 5.

Octubafest celebrates brass as solo instruments

Octubafest celebrates brass as solo instruments

October 21, 2014

Octubafest concerts take place October 24, 26, 29 and 30 at 7:30 p.m. in the Van Solkema Recital Hall.

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