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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.

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woman in front of chalkboard

Summer research participants prepare for showcase

July 21, 2017

Nearly 40 students will present research at the Summer Scholars Showcase on Tuesday, August 1.

President Thomas J. Haas and Marcia Haas

Renovated Performing Arts Center gets new name, increased support

July 21, 2017

The Thomas J. and Marcia J. Haas Center for Performing Arts will be dedicated August 25.

Elisa Salazar

New work life consultant brings varied social work background

July 20, 2017

Elisa Salazar brings a vast social work background to her new role as work life consultant.

Students taste fresh tomatoes at their class at the university's Sustainable Agriculture Project.

High school students experience university life at GVSU summer enrichment camp

July 19, 2017

Nearly 100 high school students are completing five days of intensive college preparation.

Shukri Bana

Seven GVSU alumni named semifinalists for Fulbright ETA grants

July 18, 2017

Seven GVSU alumni have been selected as semifinalists for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.

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