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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

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Laker volleyball takes on Wayne State Tuesday on ESPN

September 19, 2017

The Laker volleyball team takes on Wayne State Tuesday at 7 p.m. on ESPN.

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ArtPrize Nine to kick off with Laker Marching Band, GVSU Dance Co.

September 18, 2017

The ArtPrize Nine kickoff event will take place September 20 at 7 p.m.

The Wall That Heals, a half-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., will be on the Allendale Campus September 20 as a starting point as it travels to Fifth Third Ballpark.

The Wall That Heals on Allendale Campus

September 18, 2017

Escort of The Wall, a half-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, will start on campus.

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Volleyball, soccer games to be broadcast live on WatchESPN

September 14, 2017

Three volleyball and soccer games will be broadcast this weekend on WatchESPN.

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Panel will discuss freedom of speech, civil discourse

September 14, 2017

The FTLC event will focus on the role of faculty members and boundaries of free speech in class.

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