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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

A photo from a past EqualiTEA event. This year's event will take place March 20.

Grand Valley celebrates Women's History Month

February 28, 2017

Many events are planned at Grand Valley to celebrate March as Women�'s History Month.

A student plays violin at Washington-Parks Academy.

New scholarship created for GVSU students who teach in Detroit

February 28, 2017

GVSU students who do their student teaching at a Detroit GVSU charter school can earn a scholarship.

Joshua Brewer, a police officer in Evansville, Indiana, formed Uniting Evansville.

Alumnus forms Uniting Evansville

February 27, 2017

Joshua Brewer, '07, a police officer in Evansville, Indiana, formed the group, Uniting Evansville.

Patrick Farris

Alumnus develops treatment plans as medical dosimetrist

February 27, 2017

Patrick Farris works as a medical dosimetrist at Mayo Clinic, helping patients receiving radiation.

logo for Health Forum events

Health Forum event will detail Zika virus

February 27, 2017

Panelists will discuss the Zika virus and its impact locally and globally during an event March 3.

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