Marketing and Community Relations


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Got News?

If you have made a professional presentation to an external audience:
Contact the Marketing and Community Relations Office as soon after the presentation as possible.

We will need to know:
  • Employee’s name, title, department
  • Employee’s town of residence
  • Title of presentation
  • Date of presentation
  • Full name of organization to whom presented (clearly specify if organization is a chapter of a larger organization)
It is also helpful to know any discipline-specific media that might be interested in this news and where the employee earned his/her college degree(s). Alumni newsletters are effective news outlets!

If you have been published:
Contact the Marketing and Community Relations Office one month before the expected publication.

We will need to know:
  • Employee’s name, title, department
  • Employee’s town of residence
  • Title of article or book
  • Name of magazine/journal or publishing company
  • Expected date of publication
  • Circumstances surrounding publication (i.e., selected from a competition, submitted to a peer review board, etc.)
It is also helpful to know any discipline-specific media that might be interested in this news and where the employee earned his/her college degree(s). Alumni newsletters are effective news outlets!

If you have received an award:
Contact the Marketing and Community Relations Office upon written notification of the award by the grantor.

We will need to know:
  • Employee’s name, title, department
  • Employee’s town of residence
  • Name of award; criteria for award
  • Organization bestowing the award
  • Event (name, date, location) at which award will be presented, if applicable
  • Context of award (only recipient, chosen from among ## nominations, etc.)
It is also helpful to have a copy of the correspondence notifying the recipient of the award. This helps us ensure accuracy.

You have been elected or appointed to a leadership position:
Contact the Marketing and Community Relations Office upon written notification of the election/appointment.

We will need to know:
  • Employee’s name, title, department
  • Employee’s town of residence
  • Position to which elected
  • Length of term, including date takes effect
  • Organization (clearly specify if a chapter of a larger organization
It is also helpful to have a copy of the correspondence notifying the recipient of the election. It is understood that written notification is not always possible, but it is preferred.

If you know of a student who has received an award:
Contact the Marketing and Community Relations Office upon written notification of the award by the grantor.

We will need to know:
  • Student’s name, program of study
  • Student’s town of residence
  • Name of high school, if graduated within the last five years
  • Name of award; criteria for award; organization bestowing the award
  • Event (name, date, location) at which award will he presented, if applicable
  • Context of award (only recipient, chosen from among #4 nominations, etc.)
It is also helpful and necessary that we have the student’s expressed permission to publicize the award. Permission in writing is best.

If you know of a student who has been published:
Contact the Marketing and Community Relations Office one month before expected publication.

We will need to know:
  • Student’s name, program of study
  • Student’s town of residence
  • Title of article or book
  • Brief summary of article or book
  • Name of magazine/journal or publishing company
  • Expected date of publication
  • Circumstances surrounding publication (i.e., selected from a competition, submitted to a peer review board, etc.)
It is also helpful and necessary that we have the student’s expressed permission to publicize the honor. Permission in writing is best.


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