Marketing Communications

Marketing Communications is a strategic partner to all academic and administrative units within Seattle University. We offer solutions for the university’s marketing and communication needs and serve as a clearinghouse for advancing the university’s internal and external relationships.

Our mission is to uphold and strengthen the university’s reputation, image and values. We seek to raise awareness about the university, elevate its academic profile and draw attention to the impact our students, alumni, faculty and staff have locally and globally.

Contact us for expertise in branding and marketing, communication strategy, media relations, internal communications, external affairs, web communications, social media, visual and creative design, publications and photography

Latest Updates

Fall Quarter Updates

Published October 4, 2018 at 1:10 PM PDT

This blog post covers:

  • CMS training now fully online
  • Forum on website accessibility
  • Website style changes
  • University changes that may impact your website content

Reflecting on Truth, Power and Sexual Misconduct

Published June 12, 2018 at 8:06 AM PDT

Several thoughts have been running through my head as I reflect more deeply on the feature piece from last Thursday’s The Spectator, the final edition of the academic year. Let me briefly cover three.

May 2018 Updates

Published May 31, 2018 at 2:05 PM PDT

This blog post covers:

  • Monthly website improvement topics
    • Following up on past topics: Misspellings and broken links
    • This month's new topic: Images missing 'alt' descriptions for accessibility
  • Help managing time-sensitive web content in T4
  • Analytics reports from Siteimprove
  • Users who no longer need access to TerminalFour

Monthly Website Improvement Topic: Image descriptions for accessibility

Published April 17, 2018 at 1:04 PM PDT

This blog post covers:

  • What is an 'alt' description and why do we need to add them to our images?
  • How do we add 'alt' descriptions in TerminalFour?
  • Using Siteimprove to find and fix images missing alt descriptions

Monthly website improvement topic: Broken Links

Published April 6, 2018 at 1:04 PM PDT

This blog post covers topics:

  • Why is it important to fix broken links?
  • How to fix a broken link
    • Internal links
  • Reporting broken links
  • Using Siteimprove to find and fix broken links
  • Other useful tools to find broken links