Jon Leslie, Interim Senior Associate Vice Chancellor of Strategic Communications

Keeping our momentum

July 24, 2019

I am excited to build upon the momentum created under Frances Draper’s leadership and look forward to deepening our collaborations and partnerships with campus leadership and communicators as the new academic year approaches.

Buff Portal screen captures

Are you prepared for Buff Portal’s launch to students?

July 23, 2019

Buff Portal will replace MyCUInfo as the student portal in October. Before the official launch, content owners across campus will need to update their web pages, online resources and print materials that reference the MyCUInfo student tab.

Colorado Chapter PRSA

SRC wins several 2019 PRSA Colorado awards

July 23, 2019

The Colorado Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA Colorado) recognized CU Boulder’s Office of Strategic Relations and Communications with six awards on May 2. The PRSA Colorado Awards were established to honor Colorado’s best public relations campaigns and outstanding professionals.

The E3M journey takes us from scattered to cyclical

End-to-End Student Engagement Communications Pilot Underway

Feb. 28, 2019

“What would a constituent-centered, comprehensive and collaborative communications journey look like at CU Boulder?” is the central question behind this project, which brings together a wide variety of campus partners.

U.S., Colorado state and CU Boulder flags flying at the capitol

2019 Statewide Reputation Survey: A Rebound Year

Feb. 28, 2019

This year’s annual reputational survey shows Colorado voters’ opinions of CU Boulder have improved upon previous standings.

Frances Draper

Strategic Messaging Alliance: Part Two (The Year Ahead)

Feb. 28, 2019

As we move into the heart of the spring 2019 semester, I am pleased to share that our Strategic Messaging Alliance (SMA) working group has kicked off year two of our collective effort to build a more integrated approach to campuswide communications.

Student Affairs Communications and Marketing Coordinator Jesse Peterson shows his table's communications priorities at the Fall 2018 Campus Communicators Conference

Communications Roles and Responsibilities Emerge From Conference

Dec. 3, 2018

Tabletop exercises during the campus communicators conference and SMA working group meetings in 2018 have enabled us to generate a working set of roles and responsibilities that align with the phases of audience communication engagement and help to enable our collaborations through the SMA working model.

Frances Draper

SMA Update: Recruitment and Reputation Campaigns Underway

Dec. 3, 2018

As the fall semester nears its close, I am pleased to provide an update on the efforts of our Strategic Messaging Alliance (SMA). Our team of teams has been busy! We are moving forward as agreed at our June 2018 Executive SMA meeting on undergraduate recruitment and national reputation efforts in partnership with our colleges, schools and major units.

Aerial view of the CU Boulder campus

New campus aerial available

Aug. 10, 2018

The main aerial scenic is an important part of our visual brand and is used broadly across all campus entities.

Frances Draper

Integrating our communication efforts in anticipation of the academic year

July 31, 2018

The Strategic Messaging Alliance (SMA) has been hard at work building out strategies for CU Boulder recruitment and reputation communications, in close alignment with priorities shared by our deans, vice chancellors, athletics director and senior leadership team.

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