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.
  • 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: UComm produces convocation and commencement videos, along with special projects, as approved by an executive officer.
  • For marketing planning, website development, print pieces, copy style guide or advertising, please contact Institutional Marketing.

New on GVNext

Student Scholars Day goes virtual; more than 100 presentations set

The 24th annual Student Scholars Day will be presented virtually Wednesday, April 8.

GVSU expert describes local economy 'like a train wreck in slow motion'

Brian Long said it's too early to assess the full impact of COVID-19 on the local economy.

Knowledge Market assists students through online consultations

The Knowledge Market is prepared to assist students as they finish their semester remotely.

President Mantella holds first in a series of virtual Laker town hall meetings

President Mantella led a virtual town hall meeting April 6 to discuss the impact of COVID-19.

Remote learning stories: Scott Harman finds ways to help students hone acting skills virtually

Classes include perfecting monologues and online discussion groups about acting theory.

The importance of the Grand River and efforts to protect it will be the subject of virtual presentation

The presentation, "Past and Present Effects of Dredging the Grand River" is set for 7 p.m. April 9.

View More GVNow Stories

Page last modified November 12, 2019