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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.

Adding Events to Diversity, Homecoming, and Other Calendars

When you post events to your office or department calendar, be sure to add them to the appropriate university calendars as well, including the Diversity Events and the Homecoming Events calendars.

Magazine Explores Path to “Next Corner” with COVID-19

President Michael Driscoll details IUP’s ongoing work during the global pandemic, while members of the IUP family demonstrate hometown heroics. A Culinary Arts alumna is blazing a trail in fine dining. These stories and more are in the Summer 2020 edition of IUP Magazine.

Marketing and Communications Now Hiring Student Workers for Fall 2020

The Division of Marketing and Communications seeks students to fill five or more work-from-home student worker positions.

Changes to IUP Daily Schedule for the Summer

Starting Monday, June 8, IUP Daily will move to a summer schedule and be sent on Mondays and Thursdays. The regular daily schedule will resume before the start of the fall semester. More information will be shared closer to that time.

Marketing and Communications to Hire Students for Fall 2020

This fall, the Division of Marketing and Communications will be hiring students to fill five or more student worker positions. Send us a message, and we’ll let you know when the positions are posted.

IUP Email Signature Template Now Available

As part of IUP’s ongoing brand update, the Division of Marketing and Communications has released a branded template for email signatures and a tool to make setting up your signature easy.

Will You Have a “Shadow” for Groundhog Day?

The Division of Marketing and Communications is looking for faculty or staff members that will have a “shadow” in their office/class to mark Groundhog Day. We’re also looking for folks that plan to participate in Take Your Child to Work Day, which is April 23.

Marketing and Communications Now Hiring Work-Study Students

The Division of Marketing and Communications seeks students with interests in graphic design, marketing, multimedia, social media, videography, and/or web design to fill a number of work-study positions.

Website and Professional Portrait Dates for Spring 2020

If you are seeking photos of your employees for the personnel or faculty page of your website or need a new portrait for a conference program, please contact the Brand Management team.