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…
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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…
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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…
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by Bethany Mills

Embracing the virtual world: Lessons from the UGA Career Center

Let’s take it back for a moment. It was Friday, March 13th, the last day of Spring Break for UGA students and the day when our working world completely changed. Looking back, who knew that almost three months later, we would not be back together…
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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…
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by Jason Burdette

How to protect donor payment information while working remotely

While our unique working environment is beginning to feel more normal than novel, there are business practices we need to rethink. At the top of Gift Accounting’s list is how to handle credit card information while working remotely. The…
UGA Alumni Zoom Backgrounds
by Leah Hansen

Show your Bulldog Spirit while WFH with themed Zoom Backgrounds

Let's face it. Not all of us are blessed with swanky home offices that we are happy to show off on Zoom calls. However, with Zoom, you can swap your "home office" (whatever that view may be) for a customized virtual background. For the UGA alumni…
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by Frances Beusse

5 Things to Ask Yourself before Hosting a Virtual Event while WFH

As a division, we have quickly pivoted to hosting online events, meetings and programs. Alumni Relations has hosted a few online events since working from home and, while this list isn’t exhaustive, here are a few questions we recommend you…
Mom and Babies
by Emily Munnell

Fellow DAR Colleagues Survival Tips for Working Remotely

Everyone’s challenges are a bit different and everyone approaches things in their own way, and that’s okay. But we can also learn from each other. You never know who out there needs to hear the advice you have to offer or will be comforted…
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by Emily Munnell

Say What You Mean to Say (in writing)

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a new normal. Everyone is working remotely, and turning to applications like Zoom, FaceTime and Microsoft Teams to preserve face-to-face interactions. At the same time, we are relying on written communications…