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

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GV Theatre joins the Ghostlight Project  

Grand Valley Theatre will join artists and communities nationwide in participation with the Ghostlight Project.   Across the country, members of the theater community - from Broadway to regional theaters to high schools and colleges and community theaters - have come together to launch the project. Inspired by the tradition of leaving a "ghost light" on in a … Continue reading GV Theatre joins the Ghostlight Project  

SoC faculty and staff receive service awards

For their time spent working at Grand Valley State University, several members of the School of Communications were recently honored with Service Awards.  The awards were given out at Grand Valley's Service Award and Holiday Gathering on Dec. 1. Receiving the 10-year Service Award: Affiliate Professor of Advertising & Public Relations John Stipe, Associate Professor … Continue reading SoC faculty and staff receive service awards

Professor Roger Ellis wins educational theater award

Roger Ellis, professor of theatre at Grand Valley State University will be awarded the Michigan Educational Theatre Association's Standing Ovation Award. The award is presented to a member of the theater community who has given unconditionally to the theater students of Michigan and high school students in particular. Director of the Michigan Educational Theatre Association … Continue reading Professor Roger Ellis wins educational theater award

SoC faculty and student visit White House in honor of College Radio Day

Assistant Professor Len O'Kelly and Senior Journalism Student Meghan McBrady were invited to the White House on Oct. 27 in connection with College Radio Day. The sixth annual College Radio Day occurs this year on Friday, Nov. 4 . The day is a celebration of the medium of college radio and hundreds of stations from around … Continue reading SoC faculty and student visit White House in honor of College Radio Day

Professor publishes ‘The Chilean Chronicles’

Jeff Kelly Lowenstein, assistant professor of multimedia journalism at Grand Valley State University published a book titled "The Chilean Chronicles: Moments and Memory Forty Years After The Pinochet Coup." The book is a compilation of writings from his 2013 semester as a Fulbright Scholar at Diego Portales University in Santiago.  It covers the eruption of memory before … Continue reading Professor publishes ‘The Chilean Chronicles’

GV professor elected to amateur theater world congress

Roger Ellis, a theatre professor at GVSU was elected to represent the American Association of Community Theatre at the meeting of the world congress for the International Amateur Theatre Association. The International Amateur Theatre Association is a global organization that works to promote understanding and education through theater.  The organization has 60 member nations and hosts … Continue reading GV professor elected to amateur theater world congress