The Office of Communications

Since 2008, the HWS Office of Communications has earned more than 30 honors and individual recognitions, including eight prestigious national awards from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). Below is a sampling:

National CASE Circle of Excellence Awards

2019 Silver Award in the category "Video: Fundraising"

CASE District II Accolades Awards

Share Your News

From HWS stories and photography to graphic design, social media and content on the web, the Office of Communications works directly with you on your publicity projects from start to finish.

A member of the Communications staff will respond to your request as quickly as possible, typically within 24 hours. If you need immediate assistance, please call the Communications’ main office number, (315) 781-3540.

Submission Guidelines

Need an event listing? Fill out the online submission form and we’ll post it to the HWS Calendar of Events. Submissions are approved for publication as quickly as possible, typically within 24 hours.

Requesting publicity articles and photography. Send an email to For photography requests, please give notice two weeks in advance. If you need to speak with someone, please contact Director of Communications Mary LeClair at (315) 781-3697.

For graphic design support, please contact Senior Graphic Designer Lindsey Williamson at (315) 781-4518. Example materials include posters, brochures, publications, postcards and event programs.

Updates for the website. Please e-mail Michael DiMauro or Megan Metz directly. Most requests for web changes are made in five business days or less.


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