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University Relations and Marketing
Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
Hammond Hall 204
Phone: 785-628-4206

University Relations and Marketing

University Relations and Marketing strives to strengthen and promote Fort Hays State University, its brand, and its people. We want to help the university thrive and spread the word about FHSU’s accomplishments and impact.

We do this through multiple marketing and communication strategies and methods, and by partnering with the dedicated professionals that make up the university community.

Submit Requests

To submit a news item use the submit news button below. To request other services (Design, publications, imprinted items, photography, etc.) use the submit job request button below.

What We Can Do for You

Whether it’s creating departmental brochures, writing and delivering a news release, blasting out your organization’s latest news via social media, taking pictures of your club members, or helping you find the latest promotional swag, our trained marketing and communications team is dedicated to helping you realize your goals.

Within this site you can learn more about licensing, explore our identity standards guidelines, download approved FHSU logos, desktop wallpapers and PowerPoint templates, or explore website services.

Below, explore the services we offer. If you need to get a marketing project started, request photography or request a news release, follow the “submit” links below each section.

Note to Vendors: Learn more about obtaining a license to use FHSU images, logos and other branded elements.

News Bureau

The News Bureau prepares and disseminates news releases throughout Kansas and beyond, and uses social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook to spread your story even further. The News Bureau also provides counseling on how to work effectively with the media.

Write and disseminate news
Create social media campaigns
Plan special events
Edit your news copy
Plan a news conference
List you with our Speakers Bureau
Write about your students
Write about your research and honors
Answer requests for information about you

Clicking the “Submit News” button above will take you to a short, online form.

Design, Publications, and Imprinted Items

URM can create marketing collateral for your department or organization, and as project managers, we’ll guide the process from concept to design and content creation. We’re also happy to chat with you about your marketing plans, and help your team develop marketing strategies.

Note: URM must approve all design/graphic materials used in FHSU-related print or digital marketing.

Create publications (brochures, viewbooks, etc.)
Create posters and postcards
Create email/digital marketing campaigns
Create imprinted products (nametags, banners, pens, etc)
Provide media kits
Create information packets
Provide marketing consultation
Provide vendor recommendations
Revise web content

Clicking the “Job Request” button above will take you to a short, online form.

Photography Services

URM provides photography services for departments, offices, clubs, organizations and other FHSU-related groups.

Official faculty and staff portraits
Student events, groups and organization photos
Departmental brochure and web photos
Sporting events
Guest speakers
ID and name tags
Visa\passports services
Scanning, retouching and custom printing

Also, university archives and historic FHSU images are available for classes, brochures and documentation needs. There is usually a minimum of two-week wait for most bookings.

Clicking the “Job Request” button above will take you to a short, online form. If the photography you need is related to a publication project (like a brochure, for instance) use the “Job Request” button under Design, Publications and Imprinted Items.

FHSU Licensing Program

Fort Hays State University operates a licensing program to provide legal protection for its identity marks. To protect the university’s image, and to protect the university from liability, Fort Hays State University has implemented a program that establishes ownership and regulates the use of its name and other identity marks.

Though all royalty fees have been discontinued in order to encourage wide dissemination of our image, all businesses are still required to become licensed by submitting an agreement and paying a $50 annual fee, acknowledging FHSU’s ownership of its marks.

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