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.

New on GVNow

School of Communications students earn recognition

Students in multimedia journalism and advertising/public relations earned awards.

Vigil held to remember victims of New Zealand shootings

About 100 students, faculty and community members gathered March 21 to honor the victims.

Grand Valley student to represent Michigan in national program

A student will represent Michigan in a national festival in Washington, D.C.

Campus women to be recognized at annual awards ceremony

In addition to awards and scholarships presented, Marcia Haas will be recognized.

Speaker for Big Data event to focus on artificial unintelligence

Keynote speaker Meredith Broussard will talk about how computers misunderstand the world.

Harris to discuss diversity in STEM in upcoming Mosaic Lecture

Event is March 26, 7 p.m., at Loutit Lecture Hall.

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