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

Arts at Noon series hosts Crispin Campbell Quartet

Arts at Noon series hosts Crispin Campbell Quartet

October 31, 2014

The 37th season of Arts at Noon continues Wednesday, November 5 at noon on the Allendale Campus.

GRPS students attend class inside a balloon

GRPS students attend class inside a balloon

October 31, 2014

Students at Stocking Elementary School attended class in a hot air balloon, sponsored by WGVU Public Media and the College of Education.

GVSU students take top prizes at advertising competition

GVSU students take top prizes at advertising competition

October 31, 2014

GVSU students made up three of the four winning teams during the annual competition on October 30.

Student Senate will host campus forum

Student Senate will host campus forum

October 31, 2014

University administrators will serve as panelists during a Campus Forum that will give students opportunities to ask questions about sexual assault and violence, bias incident protocol, and free speech.

Fair trade coffee focus of upcoming lecture

Fair trade coffee focus of upcoming lecture

October 31, 2014

Chris Treter, director of Higher Grounds Trading, will discuss the global impact of fair trade coffee on November 5.

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