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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

headshot, Victor Strecher

Presenter at Wesorick Lectureship will discuss purposeful life

March 16, 2018

Victor Strecher will discuss living a purposeful life after he thought his world had ended.

Christa Wright as Nickles/Lucifer (left) and Kevin McCasland (right) as Mr. Zuss/God in "J.B."

Performances of "J.B." to question traditional views of mankind and religious belief

March 16, 2018

Performances of "J.B." will take place March 23-31.

WGVU Public Media

WGVU to address racial disparities through community engagement

March 15, 2018

The Kellogg Foundation provided a grant for workshops on civic engagement for community leaders.

group of people in front of movie cutout of The Black Panther

Student takes on the #BlackPantherChallenge

March 15, 2018

One Grand Valley student used the movie "The Black Panther" as an opportunity to give back.

Dorothy A. Johnson sitting at a desk

Community philanthropist funds innovation

March 15, 2018

The Johnson Center has received a generous gift from namesake Dorothy A. Johnson.

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