GVSU Speech Lab One of 13 to Earn National Certification

Tthe Grand Valley Speech Lab has earned national certification from the National Association of Communication Centers. GV's Lab is now one of only 13 oral communication centers in the nation to earn this distinction. "Being nationally certified means that our consultant training program, staff handbook, and operating procedures meet the nation's most rigorous standards," said Carl Brown, … Continue reading GVSU Speech Lab One of 13 to Earn National Certification

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Recent Theatre Grads Accepted into Prestigious MFA Programs

Two recent GVSU Theatre graduates have been accepted into prestigious Master of Fine Arts programs. Chad Marriott (BS, Theatre, 2015) and Cody Robison (BA, Theatre, 2015) will begin their graduate work in the Fall of 2015. Marriott will enter the Master of Letters/Master of Fine Arts in Shakespeare and Performance (MLitt/MFA) at Mary Baldwin College … Continue reading Recent Theatre Grads Accepted into Prestigious MFA Programs

Faculty Earn ‘Eclipse Awards’ for Film Projects

The School of Communications had a good showing at the local Eclipse Awards recently. The Eclipse Awards recognize the best in film, video and television in West Michigan. Here's a list of faculty winners: Animation Workshop Group won the Animation category for their work on Animation Collaboration.  The Animation Workshop Group includes Deanna Morse, Suzanne Zack, … Continue reading Faculty Earn ‘Eclipse Awards’ for Film Projects

First ‘Remembering Shakespeare’ Scholarship Recipients Named

Gilbert and Patricia Davis endowed a new scholarship this year in honor of Shakespeare. Theatre students Justin Mackey and Kimberly Griggs are the first recipients. Justin Mackey, who will be a senior, was the primary recipient.  He excels in a variety of areas and never backs off from work or a challenge.  He is always … Continue reading First ‘Remembering Shakespeare’ Scholarship Recipients Named

170 Film/Video Alumni Return to Campus for Reunion

In celebration of 40 years of film and video at Grand Valley State University, film and video production faculty and the Film/Video and Arts & Media Alumni Chapter of the Alumni Association hosted a reunion at the L. William Seidman Center on May 2 which gathered 170 alumni from around the country. The reunion also … Continue reading 170 Film/Video Alumni Return to Campus for Reunion

Professors Roos, Winegar Retire

Professors Barbara Roos (Film & Video Production) and Roy Winegar (Advertising and Public Relations) have retired at the end of the Winter 2015 semester. Roos has bachelors and master's degrees in Anthropology from the University of Michigan. In 1978 she joined the faculty at GVSU in what was then called William James College, one of … Continue reading Professors Roos, Winegar Retire

NSAC Team Comes Close, Finishes 9th in Nation

Grand Valley's National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC) team finished‎ ninth in the national yesterday at a semi-final presentation. The team had previously placed first in the district competition, which gave them the chance to compete to go on to the national competition in Las Vegas. However, only the top 8 teams get to advance. "I … Continue reading NSAC Team Comes Close, Finishes 9th in Nation