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Our Expertise

University Communications has one overriding goal: To bring Furman’s story to the world. We do this by partnering with campus leadership, faculty, staff, students and alumni to support them in their roles and advance Furman’s vision and goals.

What are those goals? Recruiting top students. Engaging with the Furman community of current students, faculty, staff, alumni, donors and friends. And, furthering the university’s reputation and awareness locally, nationally and internationally. We’ll work with you to define your objective, tailor your message and create materials that are consistent with Furman’s brand.

We specialize in:

  • Brand planning and management
  • Leadership communications
  • Strategic communications – public relations and communications strategy and planning, copywriting and editing
  • News and media relations
  • Digital communications – web, social media, video
  • Creative services – creative strategy, art direction, graphic design, photography, broadcast production
  • Media planning and buying
  • Publications – Furman Magazine, Dins Digest and the Flusher
  • Crisis communications
  • Community and government relations in partnership with campus liaisons

Awards
  • Case Dist. III 2018-19 Grand Award in the category of Graphic Design: Book (In the Kitchen at White Oaks, Furman University)
  • Case Dist. III 2018-19 Special Merit in the category Electronic and Digital Media: (Recruitment Video: Furman University VLOG – Season 1)
  • Case Dist. III 2018-19 Award of Excellence in the category of Individual Print Advertisement (TIME Magazine Cover Wrap, We are the Ultra-Curricular Furman University)
  • Case Dist. III 2016-17 Advancement Awards for Award of Excellence in the category of Electronic and Digital: Media for Marketing/Branding Video (Furman Moments)
  • Case Dist. III 2016-17 Advancement Awards for Special Merit in the category of Programs and Projects: Media Relations Program (Furman University News Site)
  • Case Dist. III 2016-17 Advancement Awards for Special Merit in the category of Graphic Design: Specialty Piece (Furman University Admissions Postcards)
  • Case Dist. III 2016-17 Advancement Awards for an Award of Excellence in the category of Electronic & Digital Media: Online Innovation/Experimentation (Origin Stories)
  • Case Dist. III 2016 Case Circle of Excellence Awards Program Gold Award for College and University General Interest Magazines
  • Case Dist. III 2016 Case Circle of Excellence Awards Program Gold Award for Magazine Publishing Improvement
  • Case Dist. III 2015-16 Advancement Awards for Special Merit in the category of Graphic Design: Specialty Piece (Presidential Inauguration Celebration Invitations and Overall Package)
  • Case Dist. III 2015-16 Advancement Awards for Special Merit in the category of Programs and Projects: Alumni Relations Fundraising Project, Event, or Program (Dins Day: Furman University’s Giving Day).
  • Case Dist. III 2015-16 Advancement Awards for Award of Excellence in the category of Graphic Design: Editorial Design (Alumni Magazine, Spring 2015)
  • Case Dist. III 2015-16 Advancement Awards for Award of Excellence in the category of Electronic and Digital Media: Online Innovation/Experimentation (Furman University 15 for ʼ15)
  • Case Dist. III 2015-16 Advancement Awards for Grand Award in the category of Print and Digital Publications: Magazine/Tabloid Improvement (Furman University Redesign)
  • Case Dist. III 2015-16 Advancement Awards for Special Merit in the category of Electronic and Digital Media: Recruitment Website or Microsite (International Student Recruitment Page)
  • PICA 2015 Best of Category: Posters for Furman Soccer (Katherine Irvin)
  • Case Dist. III 2014-15 Advancement Awards for Special Merit in the category of Programs and Projects: Special Event (Furman University Paladin Mascot Rollout)
  • Case Dist. III 2014-15 Advancement Awards for the Grand Award in the category of Electronic and Digital: Social Media Strategy and Execution (Furman Moments: A Journey into User Generated Content)
  • Case Dist. III 2014-15 Advancement Awards for Grand Award in the category of Print and Digital Publications Annual Fund Publication (What’s the Furman Experience Worth to You?)
  • Case Dist. III 2014-15 Advancement Awards for Special Merit in the category of Electronic and Digital: Online Innovation/Experimentation (The Furman Experience Module)
  • Case Dist. III 2014-15 Advancement Awards for the Grand Award in the category of Electronic and Digital: Fundraising Video (You May Be a Furman Alum if…)
  • Case Dist. III 2014-15 Advancement Awards for Special Merit in the category of Overall Best Practice Awards: Best Practices in Communications and Marketing (Tracking Lights: A Comprehensive Campaign to Highlight Furman University’s Public Engagement)

Media Highlights

Grassroots group working to get Furman students registered to vote

A group of Furman students, along with Politics and International Affairs Professor David Fleming, is using a grassroots effort to inspire other students to register to vote. Media Source: The Greenville News

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Liberal-Arts Colleges Should Take Initiative in Defining Themselves, Survey Suggests

Furman President Elizabeth Davis was quoted in an article in The Chronicle of Higher Education that looks at how liberal arts colleges are repositioning themselves in the higher education market. Media Source: The Chronicle of...

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New report takes a critical look at Furman University

A reporter with WYFF-TV interviewed Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost George Shields about the work of Furman’s Task Force on Slavery and Justice. Media Source: WYff TV

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