The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences' website, social media, and digital screens in Anspach, Pearce, Sloan and Powers are available for announcing events hosted by the college (including by departments or RSOs) or events that feature our college faculty and students. We also welcome announcements regarding special awards or recognitions for our faculty, staff and students.
Website & Social Media
To submit an announcement for the college website and/or social media, send an email to
, Communications Coordinator & Web Developer, with the following information:
- Event Name
- Event Date & Time
- Event Location
- Presenter’s Name
- Presenter’s Title & Affiliation
- Short Description (one or two sentences)
- Detailed Description (full bio or longer description for website & calendars)
- Contact Name
- Contact Email
- Contact Phone
- Flyer, image or advertisement for the event, if available
Our college has digital screens in Anspach, Pearce, Powers and Sloan Halls.
The screens project images at a widescreen view of 16:9. Slides that do not meet the 16:9 widescreen format will have black bars added to the edges to fill the gaps. (For example, if a slide is designed in landscape 11x8.5, it will appear with about an inch of black space on each side.)
PowerPoint = set slide size to 16:9 (download blank template)
Image files =
10 in. wide by 5.625 in. tall or 11 in. wide by 6.187 in. tall
Word documents = landscape orientation
Slides should include one or several images or graphics, one bold heading, and 2 to 3 smaller headings or bullet points. Small font sizes do not project clearly onto the screen.
Slides with too much text, poor resolution images/graphics, or fonts that are too small to read may be returned for revisions. Email slide requests to
Templates for digital screens
All announcements that appear on the college screens must meet one of the following criteria:
Event hosted by college faculty, students, RSOs or departments
Campus events featuring college faculty, staff or students as panelists/keynote speakers
Courses offered in our college
Special announcements or awards featuring college faculty, staff or students
Announcements for CMU services offered to students and faculty (example, Career Service fairs or special seminars hosted by CETL)
CMU Events Calendar
The university maintains an online events calendar for all campus events that are open to the public.
Please select the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences as one of the event "sponsors" within the calendar entry. This will add the event to the RSS feed on the home page of the college website. http://events.cmich.edu/
is a quick, easy-to-read e-newsletter containing campus and community news. Each edition includes a list of events taking place that week. It is published every Tuesday and Thursday at noon during the regular semester. Events must be included on the
CMU Events Calendar
to be listed in Our CMU.
Additional Publicity Resources
CMU Today Announcements
To submit an announcement to the CMU Today messages, CMU's daily email to faculty & staff, follow the guidelines provided by
University Communications (see link below) and send to
CMUtoday@cmich.edu. CMU Today is the best resource for announcing faculty/staff training opportunities or other activities that are not open to the general public.
>>Click here for instructions on submitting CMU Today announcements
Weekly Student Email
Messages that are considered to be of possible interest to most students may be approved for distribution by the
Office of Student Activities and Involvement. The likelihood of approval is greatly enhanced when the message is deemed important to most of the student body. Examples include speakers coming to campus, concerts, theatre productions, major social events (e.g., Gentle Friday), and athletic competitions.
>>Click here for instructions on submitting student announcements
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CM Life Advertising
Morning Sun Advertising
City of Mount Pleasant Events Calendar
To submit event announcements for the City of Mount Pleasant Events Calendar visit
Graphic Design Resources
The Media Graphix office located in the lower level of the Bovee U.C. provides graphic design and printing services at a discounted rate for CMU faculty, staff & Registered Student Organizations.
>>Click here to view Media Graphix design fees
University Communications has created PowerPoint templates by college and several university templates. Faculty and staff are welcome to use these templates when developing presentations for conferences, classes, public speaking engagements, etc.
>>Click here to download the new College PowerPoint template (coming soon)
>>Click here to view all CMU PowerPoint templates
Requests for Event Recording & Live Streaming
The Office of Information Technology offers event recording and live streaming services. The services are free for crediting-producing courses. There is a fee for non-classroom events. >>Click here to view event recording & live streaming options
College & Department Logos
Sarah Buckley to request a copy of your CMU/College/Department logo. Please include the format (i.e., print or digital) and color of the logo that you'd like to use. Color options include Maroon/Black; Maroon; Gold; Gold/White; Black; or White. The logo is available in a wide or square format. (View CMU's logo usage guidelines)