National Radio Hall of Fame Inductee Discusses Five-Decade Broadcast Career

For a time in the 1970s, John Records Landecker was among the most listened-to voices in the country. As the nighttime DJ for Chicago radio station WLS, Landecker's voice was broadcast over a 50,000-watt clear channel signal to millions across the country. Landecker was 25 years old, and his career was just getting started. WLS … Continue reading National Radio Hall of Fame Inductee Discusses Five-Decade Broadcast Career

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Alumni in residence Chad Ghastin visits GVSU, shares knowledge and experience

  Giving a public speech, visiting classes, working with faculty, attending the Dean’s Alumni Luncheon, socializing with student organizations and cheering on GVSU at the football game, Alumni in Residence Chad Ghastin spent his visit to GVSU sharing his experiences, knowledge, and passion for the university. Ghastin graduated from GVSU in 1998 with a degree … Continue reading Alumni in residence Chad Ghastin visits GVSU, shares knowledge and experience

Theatre Alum Earns Masters In French

Rodel Salazar (BA Theatre 2003) was awarded his Masters of Art in French at Wayne State University this past May (2015). His concentration on French political, philosophical and cultural identity in 20th century France highlighted the Existentialist and Absurdist movement of Sartre, Ionesco, Camus and Beckett. Salazar has continued his theatre work since his move … Continue reading Theatre Alum Earns Masters In French

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

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

Ad-PR Students Recognized for ‘Superior’ Work

The third annual Superior Awards were held this week to recognize the outstanding work done by Advertising and Public Relations students in their various classes. The Superior Awards are named for the fact that the Advertising and Public Relations program, one of 8 major programs in the School of Communications, is in Lake Superior Hall … Continue reading Ad-PR Students Recognized for ‘Superior’ Work

Alumna Shares Experience Doing Social Media for Coke During Super Bowl

Josie Goldberg, a graduate of the Advertising and Public Relations program, returned to GVSU from Portland, Oregon on Friday, January 16, to share from her experience working in the social media "war room" representing Coca-Cola on social media during recent Super Bowl events. The event was a joint event of the Advertising and Public Relations … Continue reading Alumna Shares Experience Doing Social Media for Coke During Super Bowl