School of Communications


Communications faculty takes interdisciplinary style to Meijer Honors College

Melba Vélez Ortiz said applying for a faculty position in the honors college felt like being called 'home to the mothership.'

May 18, 2021


Winter semester graduates will be honored at ceremony, celebration

More than 3,030 students have qualified to participate in Grand Valley's Winter Semester Commencement ceremony.

Apr 27, 2021


GVSU mourns death of film and video program founder

Barbara Roos also served as associate director of the School of Communications.

Apr 7, 2021


Faculty and staff sketches

Faculty and staff members who have given virtual presentations or had their research published are detailed.

Dec 17, 2020


GVSU debate expert: Final presidential debate had much-needed infusion of order, allowing voters to learn more

Carl Brown, assistant professor communication studies, said he and his students expand their discussions on proper debating techniques to analysis of the current atmosphere.

Oct 23, 2020


Starts and stops on path to degree: Successful business owner spurred to reenroll after receiving letter

When Rob Alway received his Grand Valley diploma in the mail, it meant more to him than something to display in an office. Alway's diploma represented a completion of a 30-year-journey.

Oct 7, 2020


Faculty and staff sketches

University news briefs, along with faculty and staff members who have given presentations or written articles are detailed below.

Aug 3, 2020


Remote learning stories: Multimedia journalism faculty members pivot students to story of a lifetime

Jeff Kelly Lowenstein and James Ford guided their students' shift in coverage.

Jun 1, 2020


Their 'red carpet event': Advertising faculty, students gear up for Sunday's Super Bowl commercials

Robin Spring, assistant professor of communications, enjoys dissecting ads with students. The Advertising Club also plans to live tweet during the game.

Jan 31, 2020