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, copy style guide or advertising, please contact Institutional Marketing.

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The November 1 event will feature music, a dinner buffet and cash bar.

GVSU to host attempt to create world record periodic table

The public is welcome October 19 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Kelly Family Sports Center.

More than 230 employers registered to attend fall career fair

Students and alumni will have the opportunity to meet employers at the Career and Internship Fair.

Campus partners will host OER symposium

University Libraries will host a symposium on October 24 focused on Open Educational Resources.

Hundreds of students volunteer during national Make a Difference Day

More than 250 volunteers participated in the nationýs largest day of community service.

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