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

Cancer Warriors hold kick-off meeting

Cancer Warriors hold kick-off meeting

September 23, 2014

Grand Valley's Cancer Warriors will host its kick-off meeting on Thursday, September 25.

"The Comedy of Errors" takes Shakespeare Festival to the Wild West

"The Comedy of Errors" takes Shakespeare Festival to the Wild West

September 23, 2014

Public performances of "The Comedy of Errors" will held on September 26 and October 2, 3, and 4.

GVSU pics make 'Best Colleges in Photos'

GVSU pics make 'Best Colleges in Photos'

September 23, 2014

Pictures taken by Grand Valley photographers were selected for U.S. News and World Report's Best Colleges in Photos.

Farm Club to host Harvest Party

Farm Club to host Harvest Party

September 23, 2014

The campus community is invited to the Sustainable Agriculture Project for a half-day of harvesting September 26.

GVSU, University of Michigan ArtPrize collaboration

GVSU, University of Michigan ArtPrize collaboration

September 22, 2014

"River Tattoo" will be on display at the Eberhard Center during ArtPrize, September 24 - October 12.

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