Communication and News
Content is vital to clarifying and promoting the University’s brand position and supports strategic goals. UCM provides professional writing and editing services for publications produced by all University departments and offices as needed. The writing style guide is AP based and is available online. Print publications include: advancement mailings and publications, admissions, college magazines and the University’s Alumni Journal.
UCM produces the online newsletter Northern Express which is delivered during the school year to alumni, parents of current students, faculty, staff and others who choose to sign up to receive ONU news. Utilizing iModules, we produce other electronic newsletters and html emails to reach our key audiences. Communication services also assists in the development of publications for special events required by various colleges and departments. UCM facilitates crisis communications, emergency text messaging to cell phone sign ups and on the Web site.
UCM coordinates media relations for the University and is the pressroom for news bureaus and reporters seeking information or experts for stories they are working on. The office sends out media releases to constituent and news outlets to inform, pitch stories and publicize news, programs and events locally, regionally and nationally. The office also serves as chief media contact for day-to-day news on campus, including sending student accomplishments to hometown news outlets and acts as the voice of the University in the event of an emergency.
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