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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

Photo of the Bard to Go cast

Grand Valley Shakespeare Festival honors the Bard's legacy with multiple events

September 22, 2017

The Grand Valley Shakespeare Festival will offer multiple events September 29-November 4.

A photo of the National Voter Registration Day logo.

Mobile registration unit to visit campus on National Voter Registration Day

September 22, 2017

The unit will be set up September 26,10 a.m.-4 p.m., Cook Carillon Tower on the Allendale Campus.

Photo of Kyle Scherr

Expert to dissect psychology of police interrogations during Carey Memorial Lecture

September 22, 2017

Kyle Scherr will discuss why innocence can still lead to injustice during his September 27 lecture.

A photo of campus during the fall season.

Grand Valley again named a green college by Princeton Review

September 22, 2017

Grand Valley has been named one of the country's most environmentally responsible colleges.

Soccer, football games to be streamed live on ESPN

September 21, 2017

Grand Valley's soccer and football teams will have weekend games streamed live on ESPN.

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