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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

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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First woman surgeon general to discuss Hispanic heritage

September 21, 2017

Antonia Novello's presentation will take place September 27, 1-2:30 p.m., in the Kirkhof Center.

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Staff member will appear on '60 Minutes' with Oprah

September 21, 2017

Jennifer Allard's participation in a focus group turned into the celebrity connection of a lifetime.

Photo of Renee Zettle-Sterling and Jen Townsend

Professor educates about a common, but overlooked artistic process through new book

September 21, 2017

Renee Zettle-Sterling collaborated on the book with Jen Townsend, a New York City-based artist.

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GVSU Lakers take on SVSU Cardinals during 15th Battle of the Valleys

September 20, 2017

Proceeds will go to the Laker Children's Fund, established to assist groups that work with children.

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