Submit an Announcement
Text and photos, along with additional supporting documents and links, are due by 4:30pm on the Friday prior to the date of publication (see schedule below)
Word count: please keep announcements under 125 words
Photos: high-resolution preferred
This Week at JWU will consider all notices and story ideas but retains the right to determine content. All are subject to editing for clarity, length, tone and style.
Submission Details and Deadlines
What kinds of submissions are appropriate for This Week at JWU?
Updates about universitywide initiatives including FOCUS 2022
Announcements that celebrate the work and accomplishments of faculty and staff within or beyond JWU including volunteer activity or published work, and news of an employee or program winning a notable award from an organization or entity with standing
Human Resources & Payroll announcements including HRpulse, holiday schedule, health and wellness programs, enrollment deadlines, trainings and more
Events (colleges, departments, clubs/orgs) sponsored by the university or in partnership with a non-profit organization (i.e. donations, food drive)
High quality photos – classroom activities or projects, experiential learning opportunities, students on a field trip in industry, guest speakers, athletic contests, student competitions
Employee profiles – if you have an outstanding employee in your area that you would like to see featured in This Week at JWU, please email Lauren Tkacs
General campus announcements including fire alarm testing, construction, and facility hours
Important deadlines for students that faculty and staff should be aware of (i.e. study abroad, scholarships)
Faculty and staff milestones – births, marriages, passings and retirements (if submitting on behalf of a colleague, you must have permission from the employee or employee’s supervisor)
New hires and appointments (verified by Human Resources)
Media coverage of JWU and its faculty experts
Noteworthy alumni news and profiles
What kinds of submissions are not appropriate for This Week at JWU?
Announcements from, for or about a non-profit organization (including events) unaffiliated with JWU. Active participation with a non-profit organization by JWU employees are not considered an affiliation with the university.
Announcements from, for or about a business (including discount offers) unaffiliated with a JWU initiative or department. Businesses owned by JWU employees are not considered an affiliation with the university.
Messages that are political in nature.
Dates are subject to change due to inclement weather or unexpected technical difficulties and circumstances. When we can provide notice, the change will be indicated in the footer of the newsletter’s cover email.