The Office of Communications and Marketing offers a wide range of services that support the marketing and promotion of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, the Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station, and Virginia Cooperative Extension to our external audiences — including prospective students, donors, alumni, funding agencies, state and local legislators, and the general public. Specific projects include print and online communications, as well as signage, banners, and other types of promotional materials. Our office is available to assist in all projects that ultimately promote the college and Extension.
The Office of Communications strategically manages communication between our institution and our external audience. Strategic management of communication helps bring our programs and activities to the forefront in the public’s mind as a credible source of information — one that has the answers and can be trusted.
Projects are prioritized based on their alignment with strategic goals. We work with clients to produce high-quality, branded communications that help achieve measurable objectives by reaching targeted audiences.
Our knowledgeable staff has experience and specialized training in the creation of a broad array of products that help build public support and understanding of the missions of the college and Extension. We provide graphic design, illustration, editing, proofreading, website design, and project management services. In a typical year, our team produces more then 400 individual projects. They include: