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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

Math-in-movies event to highlight creative side of mathematics

Math-in-movies event to highlight creative side of mathematics

September 29, 2016

"How Mathematics is Making Hollywood Movies Better" will take place October 5.

Laker soccer takes over Lubbers Stadium Friday

Laker soccer takes over Lubbers Stadium Friday

September 29, 2016

The soccer team will take over Lubbers Stadium September 30, 7 p.m. Admission is free for students.

Grand Valley receives grant to study 8th grade math curriculums

Grand Valley receives grant to study 8th grade math curriculums

September 28, 2016

The three-year research project recently received funding from the National Science Foundation.

Traverse City centralizes educational leadership program

Traverse City centralizes educational leadership program

September 28, 2016

Adding educational leadership centralizes the program for northern Michigan residents.

Entrepreneurs, collaboration make West Michigan work

Entrepreneurs, collaboration make West Michigan work

September 27, 2016

Birgit Klohs, president and CEO of The Right Place, said four pillars make West Michigan unique.

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