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

Baseball vs. Hillsdale to be webcast live

Baseball vs. Hillsdale to be webcast live

April 29, 2016

Grand Valley's baseball team will take on Hillsdale in a doubleheader that will be webcast live April 30 at 1 p.m.

Former Coast Guard commandant Loy awarded Hauenstein Fellowship

Former Coast Guard commandant Loy awarded Hauenstein Fellowship

April 29, 2016

Grand Valley's Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies awarded one of the university's most prestigious honors, the Col. Ralph Hauenstein Fellowship medal, to Adm. James Loy, a former commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard.

GVU Foundation marks 50 years

GVU Foundation marks 50 years

April 29, 2016

Jim and Donna Brooks were honored for their service to the Grand Valley University Foundation.

GVSU reports regional impact of $780 million

GVSU reports regional impact of $780 million

April 29, 2016

The annual economic impact that Grand Valley State University has on the region is estimated at $780 million.

Grand Valley, Rockford Public Schools sign early college agreement

Grand Valley, Rockford Public Schools sign early college agreement

April 29, 2016

Through a new partnership with Grand Valley, Rockford High School students can take college courses in a health professions program without leaving their school.

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