Advertising & PR Professor Presents Research to Nonprofit Professionals

A significant part of the work of a nonprofit organization is fundraising, which means communicating with prospective donors about the organization. While this might seem like a straightforward informational transaction, research published by Professor Tim Penning of the School of Communications' Advertising and Public Relations major reveals new insights into what donors themselves might be … Continue reading Advertising & PR Professor Presents Research to Nonprofit Professionals


James W. Carey Memorial Lecture 2016 Video

The 6th Annual James W. Carey Memorial Lecture featuring Dr. John Lyne from the University of Pittsburgh took place on Sept. 19, 2016. If you were unable to attend the lecture “Metaphors We Die By: How Patterns of Communication Can Become Deadly," you can watch it here:  

“Connected” exhibit features School of COM work

Featuring work from students and faculty from the communications department, the new exhibit in the Mary Idema Pew Library is an interactive space focusing on helping students at GVSU feel connected. Located on the atrium level of the library, the exhibit showcases watercolor paintings of various GVSU students along with quotes from each respective student … Continue reading “Connected” exhibit features School of COM work

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

Theatre Honor Society to Host Team at Relay for Life

The GVSU Theatre Department's honor society, Alpha Psi Omega, is hosting a team at the 2015 Relay for Life on Friday, April 10. The team will be attending as fundraisers, caregivers, survivors, and warriors. If you are interested in signing up, donating, or dedicating a luminaria, visit APO's Relay for Life page. Email Jake Jager with any questions.

Professor Discusses 2015 Shakespeare Festival

Professor Karen Libman was featured on the WGVU Morning Show to talk with host Shelley Irwin about the 2015 Shakespeare Festival. The festival will be kicked-off by a children's summer camp called "Will Power." The feature performance this year is William Shakespeare's All's Well That Ends Well, and will be directed by Karen Libman. You can listen to the … Continue reading Professor Discusses 2015 Shakespeare Festival

Photography Seniors to Hold Exhibition

The GVSU School of Communications photography seniors will be showcasing their work from April 14-25. Penultimate, a free photographic exhibition featuring thirteen individual photographers’ unique visionary works. On Thursday, April 16 from 5-7 PM there will be a celebratory reception open to the public for viewing the photographers’ latest works. The reception will be held in the Performing … Continue reading Photography Seniors to Hold Exhibition