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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

The cover art for "What is Philanthropy" which is a film produced by GVSU faculty member Salvatore Alaimo.

Faculty-produced documentary on philanthropy now available

November 17, 2017

A documentary on philanthropy that was produced by a Grand Valley faculty member is now available.

About 100 first-generation students were celebrated November 8 in the Kirkhof Center.

Celebration held for first-generation students

November 16, 2017

About 100 first-generation students attended the First Annual First Generation College Celebration.

President Haas, right, and Greg Hill, vice chancellor of the University of Sunshine Coast (USC) in Australia, signed a new five-year agreement to extend the partnership between the two universities.

GVSU signs new agreement with University of Sunshine Coast

November 16, 2017

President Haas and Vice Chancellor Greg Hill signed a five-year agreement to extend a partnership.

Bard to Go performing in the Bahamas.

Bard to Go introduces students, communities in the Bahamas to Shakespeare through performances

November 16, 2017

Bard to Go performed at the Shakespeare in Paradise Festival in the Bahamas in October.

Rhoda Klomega, left, and Katarina Samardzija each won $10,000 at the 2017 Dolphin Tank Entrepreneur You Business Plan and Pitch Competition November 9.

Students win first prize for business ideas

November 15, 2017

Two Grand Valley students won $10,000 at the Entrepreneur You Business Plan and Pitch Competition.

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