Staff Meeting Rut
by Katie DeGenova

Overcoming the Staff Meeting Rut

Have you ever sat in a weekly staff meeting, listening to a colleague read their to-do list, wondering what you should fix for dinner? Or, worse, have you ever LED a staff meeting and witnessed someone falling asleep? I have. A few months…
Communications Coordinators
by Elizabeth Elmore

Communications Question? Who Ya Gonna Call?

When a situation arises that could use a communications solution, DARCOMM is here for you. Here is a general guide to recruiting this team to help tackle your darkest marketing and communications demons. If you are a member of a central DAR…
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by Amanda Qubty

There Will Be Bleed (and other design terms you should know)

Sorry to disappoint everyone; this isn’t a true crime scenario. Sometimes, it can seem like designers speak their own language, and this post will break it down for you: PRINTING Bleed – In the print design world, bleed is printing that…
Proposal Toolkit Illustration
by Clarke Schwabe

Four things you can make with the Proposal Toolkit (that aren’t proposals)

The Proposal Toolkit is a powerful resource for fundraisers looking to create a polished, on-brand document to support their ask… but have you considered making flyers with the Toolkit? That’s no joke—the Proposal Toolkit was designed…
Public Administration and Policy Professor Amanda Abraham teaches a class.
by Laura Bayne

TAP: How UGA Employees Can Get More Education for Free and Why They Should

In 37 days I will walk across the stage in Stegeman and graduate with a Master of Public Administration without having to take out student loans or having spent (much) of my own money. Did you know the University System of Georgia allows employees…
by Katie DeGenova

The UGA Brand and Why it Matters

A “brand” is not just a logo, tagline or image. It’s all of those things–and more. We talk about brands a lot, but why do they matter? And how is UGA building and maintaining its brand? Why do brands matter? Brands make products or…
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by Clarke Schwabe

Conquering the Blank Page: Proposal Writing Tips

So, you’re writing a proposal—you’ve had multiple meetings with the prospect, you’ve established a rapport, you know what they’re interested in, and they know what UGA can do to help their gift make a significant impact. Great! Now,…
Alumni Weekend
by Elizabeth Elmore

How YOU Can Promote UGA's Alumni Weekend (and other big events)

In development and alumni relations, hosting alumni and donors at events can be effective in engaging attendees by allowing them to: Meet UGA administration, faculty and staff to ask questions and share insights. Meet fellow Bulldogs,…
Meet your audience where they are: Social media
by Buck Sharp

Meet Your Audience Where They Are: Social Media

TL;DR People check social media on their mobile devices regularly (often compulsively) Social media accounts are a great way to gain visibility for a business or cause Building and reaching an audience is very difficult Social media…