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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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Grand Valley basketball teams play at DeltaPlex tonight, also on ESPN3

January 18, 2018

Grand Valley's basketball teams will take on opponents from Lake Superior State Univ. on Jan. 18.

group at garden planting

Research proposals sought for Sustainable Agriculture Project

January 18, 2018

Projects must be in collaboration with students and related to some aspect of food systems.

woman at podium

Newsome: string of events led to taking down Confederate flag

January 17, 2018

Newsome gave a keynote address January 17, continuing MLK Commemoration Week activities on campus.

woman receiving award

Nominations sought for Venderbush award

January 17, 2018

The Dean of Students office is seeking nominations for the Kenneth R. Venderbush Leadership Award.

Perugino String Quartet

Grand Rapids quartet to kick off Arts at Noon winter concert series

January 17, 2018

The Arts at Noon series continues January 24 with the Perugino Quartet.

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