UGA Brand Colors
by Jessica DeAngelis

Using your brand to tell your story

A little over five years ago, UGA underwent a brand restructure. The idea was to create a distinctive look, feel, and voice—one that people will immediately recognize as the University of Georgia. As designers, having clear and defined guidelines…
UGA 40 under 40 logo
by Danielle Bezila

Recap of successful 40 Under 40 Announcement

After the Alumni Events, Alumni Outreach and DARCOMM teams spent many months planning, pivoting and promoting, we were ecstatic to see the outstanding results from the 40 Under 40 Class of 2020 announcement on July 17, 2020. Before announcement…
Graffiti style treatment of titlecreated by Amanda Qubty
by Amanda Qubty

The Fresh Rinse of Alumni Awards AKA Celebrating honorees during a pandemic

Now this is a story all about how The Alumni Awards Luncheon got flipped-turned upside down And I’d like to take a minute Just sit right there I’ll tell you how it became an opportunity to innovate and celebrate these honorees…
Edwin Hammond in Zoomy BunchEdwin Hammond
by Edwin Hammond

Zooming Like A Boss

If you had asked me 6 months ago about Zoom, I would’ve responded with “Huh? What’s that?” These days, Zoom is a huge part of our new normal – a way for us to be virtually face to face.  It’s like we all get to be on a little Brady…
Student working on a laptop
by Clarke Schwabe

Home office improvements for the Bulldog on a budget

Remote work is going to be part of our day-to-day indefinitely, but fret not: there are lots of ways to improve your home office without breaking the bank!
Smart phone & laptopTim Bennett for Unsplash
by Caitlyn Richtman

Why a Social Media Calendar is so Important in Marketing

The UGA Alumni Association has a social presence on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram that we post on daily. This will come to no surprise to anyone who has ever worked in social media, but it can be really hard to keep all your posts in order…
dog face on foot
by Loran Posey

DAR Staff Perspectives on Working From Home

Sixty-two DAR employees responded to a survey asking about their experiences teleworking. The results speak to varied DAR perspectives on the pros and cons.
Fanning Book, Alive as Long as He LivedTyler Daniels
by Tyler Daniels

When Our Values Matter Most

I’ve been thinking a lot about our new alumni. A new breed of Bulldogs ready to take the field–a field of incredible uncertainty. We’re all feeling the weight of this tumultuous season, and our newest graduates especially are facing more…
Collaboration Spotlight: Ask Me Anything
by Michelle Versfeld

Collaboration Spotlight: Ask Me Anything

The successful Ask Me Anything series is an example of the innovative collaboration that happens between DAR units even in challenging times.
Establishing Visual Hierachy in DesignAmanda Qubty
by Amanda Qubty

Establishing Visual Hierarchy

Everything is a bit different these days, and we’re all finding ways to navigate a world that includes significantly more digital communication than before. Consider these principles of visual hierarchy before sending your next fundraising…