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Staff Summit Presentation – PR and WIM

June 13, 2012 by | Inside SMC

Hi all, Today, Mary and I presented at the Staff Summit presented by ChapmanU Human Resources.  Thanks to all who participated and if you were not able to attend, please find the presentations below: Public Relations Web and Interactive Marketing Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns.  ( SMC team )

Sites We Cannot Control

May 25, 2012 by | Inside SMC

They exist, and you may have participated in one yourself… A review web site! Believe it or not, there are numerous review sites centered around higher education. Future student and families go to these sites to evaluate university prestige, academic programs, faculty, and student life. However, just like Yelp, it may not be wise to interfere

Website Launch Update – 3/20/2012

March 20, 2012 by | Website Overhaul

Dear Content Owners, and Web Authors,   Members of Strategic Marketing and Communication department and Chapman’s Web Master have concluded that Chapman’s website is not ready to go live on March 21, 2012. SMC Web Coordinators will be in touch with key departments whose web sections need further work. Please have your site finalized by

Place Text Captions in Via Cascade

March 20, 2012 by | Inside SMC

Hello Web Authors and Content Owners, One of the common mistakes we are seeing as we comb through the site is this: Text is being placed inside image files as opposed to using Cascade’s text fields.  This is a problem for a number of reasons: If alt tags are not properly applied to your

Content Migration Kickoff

February 22, 2012 by | Website Overhaul

Hello Web Writers / Content Owners / Content Migrators, Congratulations! We’re in the home stretch, and things are looking up. Thank you for all your hard work and support over the last few months. Now it’s time for one last push. With your help, I’m sure we can reach the university’s web goals. Writers, content

Content Migration Training – Thank You / Next Steps

February 20, 2012 by | Website Overhaul

Web authors / content owners / content migrators, Thanks so much for attending last week’s training.  Remember, the first training was online and is still available for review.  We do have recordings of the ‘in person’ training available as well – be sure to listen to the last ten minutes or so if you had to leave early.

CMS Training – First Lesson Posted

February 7, 2012 by | Website Overhaul

Dear Web Author, We are excited to announce the first chapter of training for Chapman’s new content management system (CMS): Cascade Server by Hannon Hill.  This product is a significant improvement to the current CMS (Active Campus) and we anticipate you will enjoy editing pages more in this new system. Barkley REI, our consultant firm

Photos Can Be Edited in the CMS

February 7, 2012 by | Website Overhaul

Hello Web Advisory Committee / Web Authors, Remember that images can be re-sized and cropped within our new CMS (Cascade Server). Having said that, I did post dimensions onto our MyWindow workspace.  Feel free to consult that file as you continue to search for images. Thank you, -dm

I’m happy to announce rewards!

January 4, 2012 by | Website Overhaul

I’m happy to announce rewards for some Chapman’s Web Authors who have been hard at work for the past few months… and just when you thought the season of gift giving was over! Becky Campbell in CES Susan Deane in Facilities Hallie Nicholson in UA Each of these individuals will receive a dinner for

Social Media Facelift

November 28, 2011 by | Social Media

Hi everyone, Chapman University social media is ready for a minor facelift. We are looking to improve our Facebook and Twitter pages to contain inventive and relevant tabs, features, and video. Our first move? A Twitter Tab. There is a disconnect between social media platforms that makes it less convenient to check who you are

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