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, or advertising, please contact Institutional Marketing.

New on GV Now

Baseball doubleheader webcast live Saturday

Baseball doubleheader webcast live Saturday

April 17, 2015

Grand Valley's doubleheader against the University of Findlay on April 18 will be streamed live online.

MAREC to host workshop on solar development

MAREC to host workshop on solar development

April 17, 2015

Individuals interested in learning about solar development in Michigan are invited to a free workshop May 5 at the Michigan Alternative and Renewable Energy Center in Muskegon.

Superior Awards recognize superior student work

Superior Awards recognize superior student work

April 16, 2015

A group of students were honored for their exceptional advertising and public relations work during the Superior Awards April 14.

Grand Valley named a 'Green College' for sixth year

Grand Valley named a 'Green College' for sixth year

April 16, 2015

Grand Valley has been named one of the country's most environmentally responsible colleges by The Princeton Review for the sixth year in a row.

Screening set for 2014 Summer Film Project

Screening set for 2014 Summer Film Project

April 16, 2015

"Lucky Jay" will premiere April 24 at 7 p.m. at Celebration! Cinema North in Grand Rapids.

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