Professor and Students Prepare for Journalism Conference in South Africa

The 10th Global Investigative Journalism Conference will have a Laker flair this year: Assistant Professor of Multimedia Journalism Jeff Kelly Lowenstein will be accompanied to the prestigious event with two Multimedia Journalism majors. Kelly Lowenstein is taking seniors McKenna Peariso and Eric Deyo to the event, which is being held November 16 to 19 in … Continue reading Professor and Students Prepare for Journalism Conference in South Africa

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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

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: https://vimeo.com/200212746  

Grand Valley Lanthorn staff wins 12 MPA awards

The Grand Valley Lanthorn staff won 12 awards in the 2016 College Better Newspaper Contest sponsored by the Michigan Press Association. Audra Gamble, who was editor in chief and graduated in the fall, won 4 writing awards, the most of any single college journalist in the state. The GV Lanthorn competes in Division I with … Continue reading Grand Valley Lanthorn staff wins 12 MPA awards

GV students form new club: The Animation Guild

Animation is the process of bringing something man-made to life, giving it action.   A new club called The Animation Guild is being brought to life at Grand Valley State University to give students interested in animation a common space and to help students gain more experience in the technique. “By forming a club and building … Continue reading GV students form new club: The Animation Guild

GV students win student media awards for TV, radio

GVSU students won several awards at the Michigan Association of Broadcasters Student Media Awards.  This year, student radio and television both were recognized with awards for news programs for the first time in their histories. TV awards: Hard news - Honorable Mention: "GVSU Walkout Protest" - Blair Thompson, Regan Blissett, Kyle Bindas, Montez Fennick News … Continue reading GV students win student media awards for TV, radio

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