Event, Marketing, and Communications Resources | Kent State University

Event, Marketing, and Communications Resources

Marketing Your Event

The Communications & Marketing Department for Kent State University at Geauga and Regional Academic Center handles all promotional, media relations, and advertising needs for the campus.

Event and Project Management

The most important thing to consider is your timeline. All university events should be planned well ahead for it to be successful. It should have achievable deadlines and goals.

Event Checklist:

  • Reserve a room for your event using the link below -Events and Room Request Protocol
  • Contact the marketing and communications department and communicate your marketing needs
    • At that time, a plan will be developed with you and verified via email
      • Planning consists of 
        • Deciding deliverables: Is the marketing campaign being developed around an event?
        • Developing materials: messaging, audience, etc
        • Develop Social Media messaging, timing and frequency
        • Advertising: develop campaign
        • Website copy: article, event, or additional information on a current website
    • Events will be entered into the university calendar system
    • If design assistance is needed, fill in the form below -GEARAC Design and Requests

Attached is an example of a project management form. You can recreate it in a simple excel form and fill in as needed

Event Project Management Form Example

Events and Room Requests

Be sure to follow the process for reserving a room for your event or meeting. Once you receive an email confirmation, you'll be on your way to a successful event.

Event and Room Request Protocol

graphic Design Assistance -Request form

1-Communications & Marketing is happy to assist your department with their promotion and graphic design needs.  Please make use of the online forms below to submit your request.  Should you desire a consultation prior to submitting your request, please contact Denise Milhollan at dmilholl@kent.edu. Promotions, graphic design, and print services are only available for those associated with Kent State University at Geauga and Regional Academic Center.
GEARAC Design and Print Request Form

2- INTERNAL EVENTS ONLY: If the event is internal, templates have been created for your use. Contact dmilholl@kent.edu and a Google file will be shared with you.

Communications, Connections, and Telling Our Story

1-FACULTY SUBMISSIONS ONLY: Public-Sizing Higher Education gives you the opportunity to convey love for your discipline to others. 

Public-sizing Higher Education

2-Connection Point, NEWSFlash Announcements and more: The Geauga Campus and Regional Academic Center would like to highlight the achievements of our faculty, staff, students, alumni, and community partners through news articles available on our home page.  Please submit information about your recent accomplishment if you would like to be highlighted in one our stories.  You can also submit information about stories you think we should share with our campus community. 

Connection Points 

Website Change Form

In order to serve the campus website needs in a timely and orderly manner, we've developed an online form for you to use when requesting website changes. 

Please use this form for all website updates or corrections for your department. For web updates, you will be asked to provide a link to the page(s) that need corrections/updates.

Website Changes