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Redesigned IUP Website Launched

A redesigned iup.edu website launched Monday, November 14.

Upcoming Changes to the CMS Website: Workflow/Publishing and Access

Upcoming changes for the month of October to publishing and access in the CMS in preparation for the relaunch of the website.

Changes in CMS Website Workflow for Wednesday, September 28, and Thursday, September 29

As a reminder, there will be a disruption in workflow this week on Wednesday, September 28, and Thursday, September 29. During these two days, editing access in the CMS will be limited and no updates will be published.

Website and Professional Portrait Dates for Faculty and Staff

If you are seeking a new or updated professional headshot for the website or for a conference program, MarCom has scheduled headshots sessions on these days.

Nominate Alumni to Be Profiled on IUP.edu

We need your help! The new IUP website, which launches in fall 2022, will feature mini-profiles of successful alumni in a variety of fields, workplaces, and locations. Nominate an alumnus or alumna for a mini-profile. We are especially interested in featuring alumni who graduated within the last 10 years.

Website and Professional Portrait Dates for Faculty and Staff

If you are seeking a new or updated professional headshot for the website or for a conference program, MarCom has scheduled headshots sessions on these days.

Changes to “IUP Now” Schedule, CMS Workflow During Spring Break

There will be changes to the publication schedule of “IUP Now” and workflow submission deadlines the week of spring break.

Website and Professional Portrait Dates for Faculty and Staff

MarCom shares dates and times available for professional portraits for faculty and staff.

Changes to IUP Now, Website Workflow for Winter Break

Due to the winter break, there will be changes to the publication schedule of IUP Now and workflow submission deadlines the weeks of December 20 and 27.

MarCom Wins Four Education Digital Marketing Awards

A website, two videos, and a digital publication produced by the Division of Marketing and Communications in 2021 have won four Education Digital Marketing Awards.

Changes to IUP Now, Website Workflow for Thanksgiving Week

Because of the Thanksgiving holiday, there will be changes to the publication schedule of IUP Now and workflow submission deadlines on the website the week of November 22, 2021.

New IUP Commercials Invite Prospects to “Get in the Grove”

IUP has three new commercials airing on TV and cable, as well as online, in various markets across Pennsylvania.

Students Needed to Appear in New IUP Commercials

Current IUP students (both undergrad and graduate) are invited to work as paid extras in several commercials being filmed on campus next week. Pay is $16/hour with a guarantee of at least four hours.

“IUP Now” Break, Website Migration

The IUP Now newsletter will have a post-semester break, corresponding with the Ektron content management system “freeze” and content migration. The newsletter’s last issue before the break will be Wednesday, May 12. It will resume publication Wednesday, May 26, on a reduced summer schedule.

Get Paid for Your Opinions

The Division of Marketing and Communications is recruiting undergraduate students for two, one-hour focus groups. Each participant will receive a $20 Amazon gift card in return for their participation.

Important Dates and Information for the Upcoming CMS Migration

The iup.edu website’s move to a new content management system is scheduled to begin in May and conclude in June. 

Marketing and Communications Wins Awards for Print, Video, and Design Work

Marketing productions by the Division of Marketing and Communications in 2020 have won nine regional and national awards. Take a look at the winning work.

Help IUP, Win Prizes: Join the MarCom Student Advisory Team

Advisory Team members provide honest opinions on IUP’s current and future marketing materials.

Changes to Workflow, IUP Now Schedule for Winter Break

Because of the winter break, there will be changes to the publication schedule of IUP Now and workflow submission deadlines on the website starting December 18, 2020, through early January.

Changes to Workflow, IUP Now Schedule for Thanksgiving Week

Because of the Thanksgiving holiday, IUP Now will cease publication after the Monday, November 23, issue, and workflow will end at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 24. Workflow and the regular schedule of IUP Now will resume on Monday, November 30.

Introducing Cascade CMS, IUP's Upcoming Content Management System

In the coming months, IUP will transition from our current content management system, Ektron, to Cascade CMS by Hannon Hill.

SECA 2020 Campaign Nears Its Close

With the campaign coming to a close Friday, October 23, state employees still have time to pledge support for any of approximately 1,000 charities through the State Employee Combined Appeal.

Introducing IUP Now

The Division of Marketing and Communications is pleased to announce the IUP Now newsletter, the long-awaited replacement for IUP Daily and the Beak. We launch on Monday, October 5. Information sessions for web maintainers and other interested employees will be held throughout this week.

Website Workflow Interruption, October 1-2

Web maintainers: There will be limited workflow/approvals for CMS submissions on Thursday and Friday, October 1 and 2. News items and events will be prioritized for review and approval, but other submissions will be held until Monday. 

SECA 2020: Great Things Happen When We Come Together for Those in Need

This year's State Employee Combined Appeal provides all state employees with the opportunity to donate to any of approximately 1,000 charities. Donations can be made via a recurring payroll deduction, a one-time payroll deduction, or a one-time check or money order.