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About the Office of Marketing and Communications

Mission

The Office of Marketing and Communications is dedicated to providing expert creative services to support and enhance the image of the Statler College. Our goal is to promote, inform and elevate the profile of the College while maintaining and making new connections with prospective, current and past students, stakeholders and partners.

Vision

Aligning our work with the mission critical priorities of the College and University, our office will solve any communications problems you may be facing. Through collaboration and innovation, each campaign and project will work cohesively with one another to enhance the brand and reputation of our College, University and West Virginia. Collectively, our team has over 50 years of experience in both higher education and private industry marketing and communications.

Team Values

Our team works as collaborative partners with units across the College and University to achieve marketing and communications goals. We will provide our services with professionalism and put a priority on customer service, respect and accountability that aligns with our University’s values.

Statler Downloads

Flying WV Icon - West Virginia University Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources

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Blue WVU branded Powerpoint template image - Please use this template to create presentations using the WVU brand.

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The WVU Brand

The staff in Marketing and Communications works with its clients to ensure all print pieces, websites, and videos adhere to WVU branding standards.

WVU Brand Center

WVU Stationery and Business Cards

WVU provides high-quality, cost-effective products and services to the University community. To order letterheads or business cards, you must log in to WVU Portal, select Mountaineer Marketplace and click on business cards and letterheads in the top left corner of the grid. A pop up window will appear with templates, please select WVU Main Campus and fill out the form with your information.

WVU Branded Products

West Virginia University Trademark Licensing protects the reputation and goodwill of West Virginia University through the control of the appearance of its name and indicia in the marketplace and elsewhere. All WVU branded products must be produced by a licensed vendor and must be approved by Trademark Licensing. All internal requests must be accompanied by the following form: Internal Request Form to Order WVU Branded Product.

Information on how to order a WVU-branded product can be found online.

Press Releases

To share exciting news such as awards, grants or research breakthroughs, please complete the press release request form. Stories chosen for a press release are done so at the discretion of the Marketing and Communications Office. Please contact Paige Nesbit at Paige.Nesbit@mail.wvu.edu if you have any questions.

eNews

Engineering E-News is an electronic newsletter sent on Wednesdays for faculty, students and staff in the Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources. Submit your news and events via our form by Tuesday at 4 p.m. Keep notices brief and include a link or email for more information.

eNews Submission Link

Calendar Event

In addition to submitting your event announcements to eNews, make sure you're also adding your event to the WVU calendar system to get the widest visibility for your event.  Read the calendar cheat sheet for specifics on submitting your event.

Photography

The Office of Marketing and Communications may provide photo services for the college and maintains a photo archive. Please contact Paige Nesbit to schedule photography services or a photo request from the archive.

University Relations Digital also provides photography services. There is a form you can fill out to request a photoshoot with UR – Digital. There is a cost associated, however, and budget approval from the Department chair is required before production can begin. Additional images may be available for purchase from WVU Photo Services, which maintains an online, searchable gallery.

Video Services

All video services should be coordinated through the Office of Marketing and Communications. Please contact Paige Nesbit for more information and to schedule a meeting. The College works with the team in WVU's University Relations/Video. There is a cost associated with video production and budget approval from the Department chair is required before work can begin.

Website Content Standards

All pages must adhere to web accessibility guidelines and WVU branding standards. For more information, contact Michelle Moirai.

WVU Web Standards
WVU Website Accessibility Guidelines

Faculty Websites

WVU has created a standardized template to allow faculty members to quickly create a faculty website that looks professional and adheres to the University's branding and accessibility guidelines. For faculty's individual research labs, your can research will be housed on your faculty website. All urls for faculty sites will follow the firstnamelastname.faculty.wvu.edu format, without exception. Learn how to request your own faculty website.

Research Websites

Research websites are available only to research centers. The WVU Research Office recognizes two types of research centers: University level Center, and College level Center. When establishing a research center in the Statler College please follow the guidelines and approval process found at the WVU Research Office website. Contact the Statler College Research office with any questions. If your recognized research office is in need of a website, please go through the Statler College Research office to start your request.

Student Organization Websites

Student organization pages coordinated by the office of Student Engagement and Leadership and designed by the student organization members. A guide for starting a website and a form for making your student organization website request is available.

Statler College, Department, and Related Website Updates

Employees should use the following form to submit content updates for review. Keep in mind that we do not have blanket access to all WVU sites, and this form should be used for updates to Statler College related websites only.

Statler College Websites Update Form

Social Media

The Statler College maintains a social media presence on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, and LinkedIn. Please contact Paige Nesbit for more information. All postings must follow WVU guidelines for social media.

Information Stations

The information stations are a digital signage network of displays strategically placed across the Downtown and Evansdale campuses in areas with a lot of pedestrian traffic. The main purpose of the information stations is campus safety. However, the stations also provide real-time information to the WVU community about a variety of subjects including daily and special events, athletics schedules, Rec Center programs, and more. University Relations has sample Information Station pages available for viewing. Please contact Paige Nesbit for more information.