University Communications

GVSU's 60th anniversary: Share your favorite campus memory

The story of Grand Valley is best told by the people who have lived, worked and learned at the university.

Mar 19, 2021


A look back: GVSU's most memorable stories of 2020

In 2020, as Grand Valley joined the world in grappling with the COVID-19 crisis, the university also created more education opportunities for a wide range of learners while reaffirming its commitment to student-centered research and community engagement.

Dec 22, 2020


National photography association best practices: students represented authentically in materials feel sense of belonging

When students see themselves represented authentically in college and university marketing materials, they view themselves as valued by that institution and have a sense of belonging.

Oct 15, 2020


Campus news site GVNext and events calendar get digital updates

Grand Valley's digital campus news site, GVNext, along with the campus events calendar have undergone a recent digital redesign that provides a more user-friendly experience to Grand Valley's audiences.

Jul 16, 2020


HR offers support during Stay-at-Home order, UComm offers photo, video tips

Human Resources is working to make the disruption to work and home life caused by COVID-19 less stressful with resources for appointing officers, supervisors, employees and parents.

Apr 10, 2020


GVSU photographers hosting national conference

Nearly 100 university photographers from across the country are exploring the Allendale and Grand Rapids campuses to sharpen their skills and learn from nationally known photographers.

Jun 17, 2019


Double the Laker Effect at Twin Day

Here's a little-known fact: there are 117 sets of twins, five sets of triplets and one set of quadruplets enrolled at Grand Valley this year.

Mar 22, 2018


New issue of Grand Valley Magazine offers diverse content

Trying to coordinate the members of 20 different student organizations for a photoshoot was a lot like herding cats. The results are featured in the winter issue of Grand Valley Magazine. Watch a video that goes behind the scenes to see how the Kirkhof Center photo was coordinated to highlight Campus Life Night 2.0, a recruitment event.

Mar 5, 2018


Tour the Cook Carillon Tower December 5

The Cook Carillon Tower is a focal point of the Allendale Campus, standing at 100 feet to the top of its spire. The Grand Valley community is invited to tour the massive structure on December 5 from 1:30-3 p.m. Tours will be facilitated by Julianne Vanden Wyngaard, university carillonneur, and light refreshments will be served.

Dec 4, 2017


Students sought for university photo shoots

Photos are used for university print and online materials. Students can sign up at www.gvsu.edu/photoparticipate.

Jun 14, 2017