About Grand Valley Magazine

Established in fall 2001, Grand Valley Magazine is published quarterly. The general interest magazine is sent free of charge to the entire campus community: students and their parents, faculty and staff members, alumni, legislators, donors and other friends.

The stories that appear in Grand Valley Magazine serve as an informative and effective way to showcase the university's values through its successes. Through feature stories, campus news and engaging photographs, the magazine brings campus stories to life. Stories are written and photographs taken by staff members in the University Communications office. Staff members in Institutional Marketing design the publication.

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Mary Eilleen Lyon

Associate Vice President for University Communications, Executive Editor

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Michele Coffill

Editor and Writer

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Dottie Barnes

Contributing Editor and Writer

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Nate Hoekstra

Contributing Editor and Writer

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Matthew Makowski

Contributing Editor and Writer

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Leah Twilley

Contributing Editor and Writer

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Bernadine Carey-tucker

Photo Editor and Contributing Photographer

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Elizabeth Lienau

Photography Coordinator and Contributing Photographer

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Amanda Pitts

Senior Photographer and Contributing Photographer

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Bill Cuppy

Creative Director, Video and Multimedia

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Dave Lefurge-Mcleod

Videographer

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Tony Packer

Videographer

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Susan M.k. Howard

Alumni Editor

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Sherry Bouwman

Editorial and Circulation Assistant

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Matt Mclogan

Vice President for University Relations

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Christine O'Brien

Sr. Graphic Designer

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Stephanie Aikens

Graphic Designer

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John Zerfas

Sr. Graphic Designer

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Alexianna Mundy

Production Artist

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Dave Poortvliet

Web Manager

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Brent Swisher

Sr. Web Developer