School of Communications to undergo reorganization

Provost Gayle R. Davis has announced a reorganization of the eight programs within the School of Communications. Davis said the changes will better meet and support the educational needs of students, faculty and staff; the reorganization will take effect prior to the 2017-18 academic year. The following changes will take place in August: The Theatre program … Continue reading School of Communications to undergo reorganization

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GVSU master’s student interviews Donald Trump in Grand Rapids

Donald Trump, Republican presidential candidate, made a surprise visit to the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum and WZZM 13 News Anchor Jennifer Pascua was able to conduct an exclusive interview.  Pascua is currently working on her master's degree at GVSU. Trump was in Michigan for a day of campaigning when he made an appearance on … Continue reading GVSU master’s student interviews Donald Trump in Grand Rapids

School of COM Magazine, PRSSA President Win PRoof Awards

The annual report/magazine of the School of Communications and the student president of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) both earned PRoof Awards from the West Michigan Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (WMPRSA). Expressions, the annual report and magazine of the School of Communications, won a Gold PRoof Award in … Continue reading School of COM Magazine, PRSSA President Win PRoof Awards

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

Ad/PR Student Named PRWeek Student of the Year

Grand Valley State University Advertising and Public Relations senior Daltyn Little has been named the 2015 PRWeek Student of the Year. Little was required to create a theoretical campaign on fuel-cell technology for Toyota, this year's competition sponsor. Her campaign included a five-page campaign plan, two pages of supporting material and an educational video explaining fuel … Continue reading Ad/PR Student Named PRWeek Student of the Year

Alumnus Is Partner in New Firm Specializing in Corporate Films

Dustin Foster, a graduate of the Film and Video Production major, has returned to Grand Rapids after a decade working elsewhere to set up a post-production company that specializes in corporate films. Foster's partner in the company, called Chop and Hue, is Daniel Wiltshire. The two worked together at a company in Lansing before starting … Continue reading Alumnus Is Partner in New Firm Specializing in Corporate Films

Superior Awards: a success

On Wednesday, February 26 the School of Communications hosted the 2014 Superior Awards in the multipurpose room of the Mary Idema Pew Library. This annual competition allows Advertising and Public Relations students to enter their classroom campaigns for a chance to win cash. The objective of the Superior Awards is to reward hard work and … Continue reading Superior Awards: a success