GVSU Theatre Students Travel for Stratford Shakespeare Festival

On October 11th twenty two Grand Valley theatre students along with Professors Bell and Libman attended the Stratford Shakespeare Festival to see the production of The Beaux’ Stratagem. This production is a restored comedy, which coincides with Professor Bell’s class on Restoration Comedy Dramaturgy. Most of the students that attended were in Professor Bell’s class … Continue reading GVSU Theatre Students Travel for Stratford Shakespeare Festival

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Videos on Dr. Solomon’s Carey Memorial Lecture and Dialogue with Professor Anton

The 4th Annual James W. Carey Memorial Lecture featuring Dr. Sheldon Solomon from Skidmore College took place on September 17th. If you were unable to attend the lecture of “Afraid of the Dark: Humanity at the Crossroads”, it touched on the human fear of death and how it effects human behaviors, feelings, and thoughts. The … Continue reading Videos on Dr. Solomon’s Carey Memorial Lecture and Dialogue with Professor Anton

GVSU Professor Wins Award for Film Premiered in Chicago

GVSU assistant professor Marie Ullrich directed the film The Alley Cat that premiered in Chicago at the 50th Chicago International Film Festival where it won The Chicago Award. The Alley Cat depicts a girl leaving an alley cat race (an underground bike messenger race) to go on a spontaneous journey through the streets of Chicago. … Continue reading GVSU Professor Wins Award for Film Premiered in Chicago

GVSU PRSSA Chapter Travels to Washington D.C. for National Conference

From October 9th through the 14th nine GVSU Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) members traveled to Washington D.C. for the annual PRSSA National Conference. This year’s conference had the theme of Intersections: The Meeting Place of Communications and Culture. The conference was held in the Omni Shoreham Hotel. The large space accommodated the … Continue reading GVSU PRSSA Chapter Travels to Washington D.C. for National Conference

Creative Circus Executive Director Visits GVSU Campus

Yesterday evening in Loosemore Auditorium David Haan, executive director for the Creative Circus, visited campus to talk to students about what the Creative Circus has to offer advertising students. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, the Creative Circus has a two-year program that will help generate portfolios for students. Haan explained that employers are now asking “What … Continue reading Creative Circus Executive Director Visits GVSU Campus

Current & Former GVSU Professors Create Documentary called “From Somewhere Else: Media and Transnational Communities”

On Monday, October 13th at 6 p.m. there will be a premiere screening of the documentary “From Somewhere Else: Media and Transnational Communities” in the Seidman College of Business in 1008 Room B. The documentary was created by Vandana Pednekar-Magal, a journalism professor at Grand Valley, and Keith Oppenheim a former GVSU broadcasting professor. The … Continue reading Current & Former GVSU Professors Create Documentary called “From Somewhere Else: Media and Transnational Communities”

GVSU Distinguished Alumnus is Coming to Campus for Lighting Design Event

Grand Valley alumnus Paul Collins (Master of Science in Communication 2008) will be returning to campus as part of the Alumni-in-Residence program on October 9th through the 11th. The Alumni-in-Residence program allows one distinguished alumni to come and stay for several days once every one or two years. Collins is coming to coming to Grand … Continue reading GVSU Distinguished Alumnus is Coming to Campus for Lighting Design Event