The CHSBS website, social media, and digital screens in Anspach, Pearce, Sloan and Powers are available for announcing events hosted by CHSBS (departments or RSOs) or events that feature CHSBS faculty and students. We also welcome announcements regarding special awards or recognitions for CHSBS faculty, staff and students.
CHSBS Website & Social Media
To submit an announcement for the CHSBS website or CHSBS social media, send an email to
Sarah Buckley with the following information:
- Event Name
- Presenter’s Name
- Presenter’s Title & Affiliation
- Short Description (one or two sentences)
- Detailed Description (full bio or longer description for website & calendars)
- Event Location
- Event Date & Time
- Contact Name
- Contact Email
- Contact Phone
- Flyer or advertisement for the event, if available
CHSBS Digital Screens
CHSBS has digital screens in Anspach, Pearce, Powers and Sloan Halls. The digital screens project slides at a standard 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
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 sent back to the requesting party for revisions. Email slide requests to
Templates for digital screens
All announcements that appear on the CHSBS screens must meet one of the following criteria:
- Event hosted by CHSBS faculty, students, RSOs or departments
- Campus events featuring CHSBS faculty, staff or students as panelists/keynote speakers
- Courses offered in CHSBS
- Special announcements or awards featuring CHSBS faculty, staff or students
- Announcements for CMU services offered to students and faculty (example, Career Service fairs or special seminars hosted by FaCIT)
CMU Events Calendar
Sarah Buckley will submit CHSBS events to the CMU events calendar if the information requested above is received at least 10 days before the event. If you prefer to submit your own announcement to the CMU Events Calendar, please select CHSBS as a co-sponsor for the event. This will add the event to the RSS feed on the home page of the CHSBS website.
Our CMU is a quick, easy-to-read e-newsletter containing campus and community news. It is published every Tuesday and Thursday at noon during the regular semester. Sarah Buckley will submit CHSBS events to Our CMU if the information requested above is received at least 10 days before the event. (Events submitted to the CMU Events Calendar in advance are typically included 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.
>>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
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 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 CHSBS PowerPoint template
>>Click here to view all CMU PowerPoint templates
Sarah Buckley to request a copy of your CMU/CHSBS/Department logo.