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Submitted by nnreimer on Wed, 09/06/2017 - 2:00pm

Jennifer Myers

Submitted by nnreimer on Wed, 09/06/2017 - 5:34pm

Jennifer MyersDirector, Communications and Marketing
403.220.3453
myers@ucalgary.ca

Contact me for:

  • strategic communications advice and planning for major initiatives
  • guidance on institutional brand and identity including processes for creating marketing materials for academic programs, engagement events and other initiatives
  • guidance on issues management or crisis communications

Heath McCoy

Submitted by nnreimer on Wed, 09/06/2017 - 5:39pm

Heath McCoy HeadshotMedia and Communications Specialist
403.220.5089
hjmccoy@ucalgary.ca

Contact me for:

  • pitching stories to journalists and external news media outlets
  • writing press releases to promote faculty of arts research, engagement activities, student experience and other news
  • training or coaching for your interview with members of the news media
  • feedback or editing of opinion editorials written by faculty for the news media
  • writing news stories for campus media including Utoday, Arts Engage, and the Faculty of Arts website
  • coordinating media events
  • guidance on media relations strategies

Caitlyn Spencer

Submitted by nnreimer on Wed, 09/06/2017 - 5:57pm

Caitlin Spencer headshotCoordinator, Calgary Distinguished Writers Program (CDWP)
403.220.8177
caspence@ucalgary.ca
cdwp@ucalgary.ca

Contact me for:

Contact me for:

  • booking the Writer-in-residence for events, public talks or readings
  • booking consultations with the Writer-in-Residence
  • general CDWP inquires

Debby Herold

Submitted by nnreimer on Wed, 09/06/2017 - 5:55pm

Debby HeroldDigital Producer
403.220.5902
darmstro@ucalgary.ca

Contact me for:

  • coaching and training department and unit website administrators in the faculty on managing technical website issues
  • including content into Arts Engage (Faculty of Arts digital newsletter)
  • creating digital collateral, image galleries, video, etc. promoting faculty events
  • problem solving and web service requests
  • creating new webpages and uploading major website content edits and revisions, solving technical issues on major website revision projects
  • advising website project teams of the technical requirements and functional capabilities of web initiatives
  • creating and implementing web buttons, image galleries, video and other website functions to promote events and initiatives on the faculty and department homepages

Nikki Reimer

Submitted by nnreimer on Wed, 09/06/2017 - 5:53pm

Nikki ReimerDigital Specialist
403.220.5620
403.612.2846 (cell)
nnreimer@ucalgary.ca

Contact me for:

  • Strategic guidance on department or unit websites
  • Guidance on creating new properties, using digital technologies including audio and video, and content creation (writing for web)
  • Strategic guidance on department or unit social media channels
  • Guidance on creating or maintaining a new social media channel

Nicola Waugh

Submitted by nnreimer on Wed, 09/06/2017 - 5:50pm

Nicola WaughCommunications and Marketing Advisor
School of Creative and Performing Arts
Department of Art
403.220.4999
nicola.waugh@ucalgary.ca

Contact me for:

  • graphic design for marketing materials (posters, brochures, banners etc.) for the SCPA season of performances and select other SCPA events and initiatives
  • social media promotion of SCPA initiatives and news
  • writing and editing publicity materials
  • writing and editing stories and content for Utoday, Arts Engage, SCPA website
  • media relations for the SCPA
  • internal communications within the SCPA
  • Art event promotions
  • Art exhibition catalogues
  • Art social media and internal communications

Media

Please direct all media inquiries to:

Heath McCoy
Media and Communications Specialist
403.220.5089
hjmccoy@ucalgary.ca

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How can we help you?

Submitted by nnreimer on Wed, 09/06/2017 - 3:56pm

I am student, faculty or staff in the School of Creative and Performing Arts

Nicola Waugh, SCPA Communications and Marketing Advisor, can assist with any of the following:

  • I want something included in a department newsletter
  • I want something to be considered for social media, or for an internal news story
  • I want my research news to be published on SCPA’s Faculty Updates page
  • I want a poster made for an upcoming SCPA event/course/talk/conference
  • I want access to UCalgary fonts, logos, images or design elements
  • I’d like to learn more about the promotional strategy for SCPA events and news

Phone: (403) 220-4999
Email: nicola.waugh@ucalgary.ca

I want to submit a story idea

Contact communications advisor Heath McCoy at 403.220.5089 or hjmccoy@ucalgary.ca.

I want to get my research into the media

Contact our media expert Heath McCoy. He can:

  • Assess the potential your story has for local or national media coverage
  • Make suggestions for getting your story onto the Faculty of Arts website and into Arts Engage (weekly Faculty of Arts e-newsletter), UToday (daily University of Calgary e-newsletter) and UCalgary Alumni Magazine (bi-annual Alumni magazine).

I want help promoting my event

  1. Contact your unit’s website administrator and ask them to post the event on your department, school or centre homepage.
  2. This event listing will automatically feed onto the Faculty of Arts events listing page, and will be included in our weekly Arts Engage newsletter
  3. To have your event shared on the campus-wide UCalgary events calendar, submit it to their events page.
  4. To have your event shared on Faculty social media accounts, contact Nikki Reimer.

Do you need print posters or digital materials to help promote your event?

Contact Creative Solutions >

I want to create a print poster, brochure, banner, or advertising campaign

The University Relations Marketing team is the central resource on campus for creative solutions, providing an efficient, cost-effective way for faculty and staff to create materials that are compelling, engaging and aligned with the UCalgary brand.

Visit Creative Solutions to learn more >

I want access to fonts, logos, images or design elements

  • Need a logo for your unit? Write to brand@ucalgary.ca >
  • Want to understand how to use University, Faculty or Department logos? Please review the Identity Basics Document – top link on the Visual Identity Standards page (log-in required)
  • Are you from the School of Creative and Performing Arts? Nicola Waugh, Communications & Mktg Advisor for SCPA, can assist you with image and design elements questions
  • Are you promoting an event where your unit is one of multiple campus entities promoting or sponsoring that event? Use the UCalgary logo, rather than several different department or unit lockups.
  • Need help developing and designing marketing materials? Contact Creative Solutions >
  • Looking for a specific image of campus? Contact Debby Herold >

I want to create a website for myself or my unit. I want to build my own website and have it hosted on UCalgary servers

  1. Fill out the Web Services website requests form (CAS log-in required).
  2. Please note that except under exceptional circumstances, externally-built websites are not able to be hosted or supported by UCalgary Information Technologies. Please contact Nikki Reimer prior to proceeding with a website build.

I need help updating my website

Submit an IT Help ticket. This will get your request into the service queue, and ensure that your request quickly reaches the correct person. Select either:

I want to create a website for my student group, club or team

  • Undergraduate students groups, clubs or teams who are sanctioned by the Student's Union can create a website on Club Hub.
  • We do not provide space for graduate clubs or clubs who are not SU-sanctioned.

I have a website emergency

A website emergency includes:

  • My site is down
  • The network servers are down
  • I can’t log in to my site
  • I’m having trouble posting something that needs to be live right now

Contacts (go to next on list if you can’t reach one):

  1. Jason Reid: (403) 220-7903 or jrreid@ucalgary.ca >
  2. Nikki Reimer: (403) 220-5620 or nnreimer@ucalgary.ca >
  3. Debby Herold: (403) 220-5902 or darmstro@ucalgary.ca >

I want to grow my social media presence, build a social campaign or create a social media account. I am active on social media and want to connect with Faculty of Arts

Please contact Nikki Reimer prior to creating any new accounts. The guiding principle for social media activities at the University of Calgary is to look for an existing channel for your content before attempting to create a new one. We have a number of existing channels within the Faculty of Arts that may be the right place for your message.

Want to grow your social media presence, or create a social media content calendar? Are you a faculty member with an active social media presence and you want to connect with Faculty of Arts?
Contact Nikki Reimer >

You can also download and review the Social Media Standards document for the University >

Faculty of Arts Website Administrators

Need help formatting something on your website? See something broken? Submit an IT Help Ticket. This will get your request into the queue, and will direct it to the right person.

Need help updating your information on a website, or want to add an event? Start with your unit web administrator >

Faculty of Arts Social Media Channels

Join the conversation! Browse the directory of Arts faculty social channels.

Want to start a social media account for your unit? Please contact Nikki Reimer first.

I want to submit my photo for Photo of the Week

I want to write and edit for digital or print communications

As a world-class institution, it is important to maintain first-rate, professional standards in our print and online publications. Our university style guide is intended to provide a definitive resource for writers, offering a consistent approach to how we present ourselves to our internal and external audiences.

Further questions? Contact Nikki Reimer >