Latest Updates

Planned Parenthood and the Seattle University Website Questions and Answers

Published October 15, 2019 at 3:10 PM PDT

The following questions and answers are provided to address uncertainty or misunderstanding within the campus community about the decision regarding referrals to Planned Parenthood on the university website.

January 2019 Updates

Published January 17, 2019 at 2:01 PM PST

The MarCom Web Team has a few announcements we’d like to share:

  • Web Accessibility Video Now Available
  • Six New "How To" Articles
  • Coming Soon: Some New Visual Changes
    • New Option for Infographic
    • New Design for Title Banner

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

Monthly Website Improvement Topic: Misspellings

Published March 12, 2018 at 10:03 AM PDT

This blog post covers topics

  • Why is it important to catch misspellings?
  • Tools to prevent misspellings
  • Using Siteimprove to find and fix misspellings

March 2018 Updates

Published March 9, 2018 at 11:03 AM PST

This blog post includes announcements about:

  • A new resource for content editors: Searchable "How To" Articles
  • Monthly Website Improvement Topics, using Site Improve
  • Reminder to review the list of users who have permission to edit your websites

Follow-up to Design Refresh

Published February 7, 2018 at 12:02 PM PST

This blog post covers the following topics:

  • Follow-up to the Design Refresh
    • What do to if you missed a Demonstration and Training Session
    • Where to find information on all of the new content types and how to use them
  • Two new content types, and new banner customization options
  • New contract with Site Improve -- a tool to identify content quality, accessibility, and search engine optimization issues within our Seattle U websites