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

GVSU researcher receives environmental award for PFAS work

Rick Rediske, a researcher at GVSU's Annis Water Resources Institute, will receive an award Oct. 25.

Money raised during Battle of the Valleys will go to student food pantry

Grand Valley will raise donations for Replenish, located in the Kirkhof Center.

Grand Valley's Muskegon Innovation Hub is hosting its annual Community Open House on October 25.

Grand Valley's Muskegon Innovation Hub is hosting its annual Community Open House on October 25.

Symposium to explore access to open educational resources

The 2018 Open GVSU Symposium will take place October 22 on the Allendale Campus.

Student cohort strengthens interfaith conversations on college campuses

The interfaith interns program includes students from five local colleges, including Grand Valley.

GVSU, GRPS and industry leaders to establish hospitality academy

The Academy of Hospitality and Tourism Management will open in fall 2019 at Ottawa Hills High School

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