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The Naz.edu Homepage

screenshot of the naz.edu homepage
Have Questions?

For more information about our homepage, please contact:

Alicia Nestle
Assistant Director - New Media
anestle5@naz.edu or 585-389-245

Or submit a ticket through our online form.

Submit a Ticket

If you have a homepage request, you can submit a ticket online HERE.

Nazareth College's homepage, naz.edu, provides more outlets to highlight Nazareth projects, people, and events.

Elements of the homepage

Feature

The feature space on naz.edu is used to promote brand pillar-related features. The topics highlight unique takes on Nazareth projects, people, and events. A minimum of four and a maximum of twelve features run at any one time and are swapped every two weeks. Feature content may take the form of an article, video, and/or photo gallery.

Feature article:

  • Text: approximately 500–600 words
  • At least one relevant link bringing readers deeper into the naz.edu site
  • At least one content image and caption

Feature Photo Gallery:

  • 10–15 images with titles and captions to be posted on Flickr
  • A brief companion story (250 words)

Feature Video:

  • Three to five minutes in length
  • A brief paragraph (150 words)
  • Brief summary description (approximately 50 words)

News and Events

A newsworthy story on the homepage may include well-known campus visitors, research breakthroughs, major announcements, human interest topics, or current events.

Click here to learn more about public relations and news stories/coverage.

Photo Gallery

Each gallery has a theme and tells a graphic story to illustrate (i.e., "bring to life") one of the four brand pillars through its look at a specific subject.

  • 8–12 images with titles and captions to be posted on Flickr
  • Each gallery requires and includes a brief description (about 75 words)

Spotlight

Spotlights highlight institutional priorities and are used to move the audience deeper into the website's existing pages. Three spotlights will run at any one time and a new spotlight will be swapped monthly.

  • Spotlights are not new stories or ideas, but instead lead the audience to existing site pages where topical information resides
  • They require an image, headline, and description (approximately 15 words)

Submitting a story idea for the homepage

  1. Go to Share Your Story; an online form that allows you to submit story ideas and suggestions.
  2. Share your story idea with your school's dean.
  3. Contact Alicia Nestle

Policy on crafting content

The review process for naz.edu homepage features, photo galleries, and spotlights is as follows:

  • Marketing and Communications team chooses topic to cover and conducts interviews, photography, video, etc.
  • Draft is submitted to dean and/or main contact of story for fact checking
  • 24 hours to review and submit changes to marketing and communications team
  • Changes made by marketing and communications team
  • Approved by dean and/or main contact for story
  • Story posted

Naz in the News: Weekly Newsletter

The public relations team is proud of the amount of quality media coverage Nazareth College garners each week, and to showcase the articles and news coverage, the PR team sends out an electronic newsletter through campus e-mail called "Naz in the News." Any relevant news clips for week appear in newsletter form, which goes out every Friday.

Disclaimer: Even though the marketing and communications department asks to handle media inquiries or be notified when a reporter calls a professor directly, the department doesn't always get every media clip featuring Nazareth College. Please e-mail notifications to Julie Long at jlong2@naz.edu if you have a news clip that you would like the PR team to know about.

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