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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

Clingerman to attend Hartford Foundation institute

Clingerman to attend Hartford Foundation institute

May 25, 2016

The executive director of The Bonnie Wesorick Center for Health Care Transformation was among 20 U.S. scholars selected to participate in the Hartford Change AGEnts Initiative Policy Institute in Washington, D.C.

Grand Valley to launch new innovation hub and co-working space

Grand Valley to launch new innovation hub and co-working space

May 25, 2016

Grand Valley is opening a new co-working space in its business innovation center located in downtown Muskegon.

Saxophone quartets teach, perform for thousands of students

Saxophone quartets teach, perform for thousands of students

May 25, 2016

Three student saxophone quartets performed for about 2,400 young musicians at 18 schools around Michigan in April and May.

Engineering alumnae will start doctorate programs this fall

Engineering alumnae will start doctorate programs this fall

May 24, 2016

A group of women in engineering will take what they learned at Grand Valley to develop research at doctorate programs across the U.S.

Alumna named Michigan Teacher of the Year

Alumna named Michigan Teacher of the Year

May 20, 2016

Tracy Horodyski has been named the 2016-17 Michigan Teacher of the Year.

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