Communications & Creative Services
Our office works to support the college's strategic objectives; promote successes, events and gifts associated with students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends; and advance the legacy of Senator J. William Fulbright. We also serve as a central liaison to University Relations on behalf of the Fulbright College.
Housed in the college's Office of Development and External Relations, we consult with academic and administrative units in the college, providing guidance and services for communications and creative strategic planning. Areas of expertise include but are not limited to:
- Media and public relations
- Social media strategies
- Marketing and recruitment strategies
- Writing and editing for Newswire and other communications
- Event planning and promotion strategies
- Web design, development and support
- Print design
- University brand compliance
A few quick communications resources for all faculty and staff:
Below are a few commonly requested resources that are standard for all areas and employees in the Fulbright College. This is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all resources for faculty and staff, but is a great starting point.
How to write and share your news.
Faculty and staff are encouraged to use the guide below when writing and submitting their Newswire stories.*
Editing & Review
The communications director will review and edit submitted stories before they run in Newswire. Email Andra at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions.
*It is the responsibility of the story author to understand and comply with their department's protocol prior to submitting their story.
How to create personal faculty sites for research groups, labs, events and more.
Personal faculty and lab websites are administered through University IT Services and are hosted on Wordpress. UITS can help migrate content or start your website from scratch.
Logo downloads, logo request form and usage guidelines.
Below is a zip file of the Fulbright College logo set. For departmental and other unit logos within Fulbright College, request your logo below.
All logo usage must comply with the U of A styleguide, and all branded materials must have approval from the director of creative services before going to print. Email Morgan at email@example.com for approval.
Order forms and downloads, including an editable letterhead.
Fulbright College Letterhead
- PMCS Letterhead Order Form
- Download the Digital Letterhead in Word Document format
Fulbright College Envelopes
- PMCS Envelope Order Form
Tools, resources, tips and how to get started.
All official academic and administrative units in the Fulbright College are hosted by and maintained in OmniUpdate (also called OU, or OUCampus). Fulbright College web managers can find resources, how-to's and training opportunities here.
2017 OmniUpdate User Guide - Fulbright College
A custom user guide for Fulbright College web managers. This document covers how to login, edit a page, create new pages and sections, upload images and PDFs, update assets and use snippets. It also lists a few on-campus resources.
OmniUpdate End-User Guide for OU Campus - v10
This is the ultimate user guide for OmniUpdate. It combs through every feature and option in OU, so if you find yourself struggling, please look at this valuable resource.
The University's source for web information. Find training and tutorials, sign up for the newsletter, join the Web Community Group, and attend the WebFirst Conference on July 14, 2017!
OU Campus Support Site
OU's source for web information. Find documentation and detailed explanations of the features in OmniUpdate.
How to update the personal profile data you see in a websites directory of people.
Faculty and staff can edit the information that shows up on website directories at campuswebdata.uark.edu (CWD).
- Log-in with your UARK ID and password.
- Click the "Edit" button to update your information.
- Your name, phone number, office number and other information must be changed through WebBasis. These items are marked on campuswebdata.