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.

Our products:

  • Forum: A newsletter for faculty and staff members and retirees.
  • GVNext: The university's online newsroom and information source, which includes daily campus news reports, a daily newsletter, and multimedia news features. GVNext is also the home to stories about the Laker Effect.
  • Grand Valley Magazine: Quarterly magazine for the Grand Valley community that includes profiles, features, research news and news about alumni and campus events.
  • Videos: The video team of University Communications serves the needs of University Administration, University Communications, Institutional Marketing and university-wide initiatives, promotion, recruiting and newsworthy events.
  • For marketing planning, website development, print pieces, copy style guide or advertising, please contact Institutional Marketing.

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Judith Essemiah competes in the hammer throw

Lakers hosting NCAA Division II track and field championships

The men's track and field team looks to defend its national title as the 2022 NCAA Division II Men's and Women's Outdoor Track and Field Championships begin on May 26.

May 24, 2022

GVSU wrestling coach Joey Simcoe poses for a photo.

Joey Simcoe named as men's wrestling head coach

Simcoe will lead the Lakers after spending 11 seasons as the head wrestling coach at Tiffin University, where he guided two wrestlers to NCAA Division II national titles and coached 15 All-Americans.

May 23, 2022

A group of people standing behind a table with produce for sale

Farmers Market to return to GVSU following a two-year hiatus

After a two-year pause, the GVSU Farmers Market will return on June 8. The full market will be held once a month in parking lot G on the Allendale Campus and is co-hosted by the Office of Sustainability Practices and Human Resources.

May 23, 2022

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