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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

Maria Cimitile has been named provost and executive vice president for Academic and Student Affairs.

Grand Valley State names new provost

April 26, 2017

Maria Cimitile has been named provost and executive vice president for Academic and Student Affairs.

The Graduate School recognized more than 50 graduate students with Dean's Citation Awards during a celebration April 14.

Grad students honored with Dean's Citation Awards

April 26, 2017

The Graduate School recognized more than 50 graduate students during a celebration April 14.

headshot, Sylivia Mupepi

Nursing professor selected for Carnegie African fellowship program

April 25, 2017

A KCON faculty member earned a fellowship from the Carnegie African Diaspora program.

Entrepreneurial students from Grand Valley won nearly every top category at the 2017 MWest Challenge

GVSU teams take top prizes at MWest Challenge

April 25, 2017

GVSU entrepreneurial students won nearly every top category at the 2017 MWest Challenge.

Repairs are being made to the Cook Carillon Tower on the Allendale Campus.

Clock tower repaired during summer

April 25, 2017

Repairs are being made to the Cook Carillon Tower on the Allendale Campus.

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