University Communications

Spring issue of GVM debuts immersive digital platform, tells stories of origins

Stories in the spring issue focus on beginnings and are presented on a new digital platform.

Mar 13, 2024

Mary Eilleen Lyon retiring from GVSU

After a 20-year career leading University Communications at Grand Valley, Associate Vice President Mary Eilleen Lyon is retiring March 17.

Mar 17, 2023

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