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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

Students testing their hover craft during a Science Olympiad competition.

1,200 local students compete in STEM challenges during annual Science Olympiad

March 19, 2018

More than 60 local schools were represented by student competitors during the event.

student in chemistry lab

Biochemistry major selected for Posters on the Hill competition

March 19, 2018

Uyen Pham, a junior majoring in biochemistry, has had a great month.

President Thomas J. Haas

President Haas to speak at education policy summit

March 19, 2018

Haas will join other education leaders March 23 at "The Solutions Summit: An Educated Michigan."

Eleanor Bartosh

IBM leaders to discuss company's design thinking approach during upcoming event

March 19, 2018

"IBM Design Thinking: Activating Design Thinking at Scale" will take place March 29.

Eberhard Center

Genomic medicine is focus of colloquy and conference

March 19, 2018

The annual Medical Ethics Colloquy and preceding conference will focus on genomes.

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