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Publicity Center
SURC 272
(509) 963-1677
Publicity@cwu.edu

We Are Hiring!

Join our creative student team and help us promote campus events and activities through creative design, marketing and media.

  • Marketing Specialist - Job ID 4945
    Do you enjoy writing for a variety of formats? Are you passionate about telling stories? Are you interested in promoting events and student engagement?
  • Graphic Designer - Job ID 4944
    Do you see design inspiration and challenges everywhere you go? Do you have a passion for well executed design and an interest in promoting events? Do you want to expand your skills and portfolio?
  • Event Photographer - Job ID 5058
    Are you creative and self-motivated? Do you have a great eye for capturing visual stories and moments? Are you interested in working with a team of creatives?
  • Office Assistant - Job ID 5057
    Do you enjoy working in a fun, fast-paced environment? Are you organized, detail-oriented and a great communicator? Would you like to build project management skills?
  • Hype Distribution Coordinator - Job ID 5060
    Would you like to be in the know about campus events and programs? Are you energetic, enthusiastic and motivated? Would you like to promote and contribute to an awesome student life experience at CWU?

To view posted positions, visit MyCWU > Student Tab > Student Employment > On campus > Search [Insert Job ID # above for position]

Publicity Center Updates & Branding Resources

The Publicity Center has received a number of design, video and marketing awards over the years. Check out some of our awards, highlighted projects and updates below.

  • Awards

    Publicity Center Awards

    Visix, Inc. Expression Awards

    2016:

    • First Place, Best Video Design, Mapworks Survey
    • Finalist, Best Video Design, ASCWU Open House
    • Honorable Mention, Best Video Design, Operation Elf
    • Honorable Mention, Best Video Design, Happy Holidays from HYPE

    2015:

    • First Place, Best Video Design, ASCWU-BOD Elections campaign
    • Finalist, Best Video Design, Mapworks campaign
    • Finalist, Best Video Design, SEOI’s campaign
    • Finalist, Best Still Design, Wildcat Shop Spring Sale campaign
    • Honorable Mention, Best Still Design, Cornhole Tournament event campaign
    • Honorable Mention, Best Still Design, Fiddler on the Roof event campaign


    Association of College Unions International (ACUI)

    2021: Regional

    • Second Place, banners/large scale media
    • Third Place, banners/large scale media

    2019: Regional

    • Campus Activities student program of the year
      *included our marketing collateral for WildFest event

    2019: National

    • Second Place, environmental graphics
    • Third Place, promotional video

    2018:

    • Second Place, calendar
    • Second Place, multi-page publication

    2017:

    • First Place, logo and brand identity

    2014:

    • Second Place, multi-page publication

    2012:

    • First Place, multi-page publication
    • Second Place, calendar
    • Third Place, full color poster campaign

    2007:

    • Second Place, brochure
    • Honorable Mention, multi-page publication


    National Intramural and Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA)

    2012:

    • Third Place, Creative Excellence Award


    American Advertising Federation (AAF), Central Washington chapter

    2013:

    • Silver Addy, poster campaign
    • Silver Addy, integrated campaign (video, poster, sidewalk art)
    • Silver Addy, integrated campaign (poster, water bottle)

    2011:

    • Gold Addy, collateral poster
    • Gold Addy, collateral brochure
    • Silver Addy, poster campaign

    2010:

    • Silver Addy, multi-page brochure/campaign
    • Silver Addy, multi-panel brochure
    • Silver Addy, public service brochure
    • Silver Addy, public service campaign
    • Silver Addy, public service poster

    2008:

    • Gold Addy, arts newsletter
    • Silver Addy, non-traditional advertising

    2007:

    • Gold Addy, collateral brochure


    American Advertising Federation (AAF), Northwest region

    2013:

    • Silver Addy, poster campaign

    2008:

    • Silver Addy, arts newsletter
  • Highlighted Projects

    Wild Fest

    Image showing magazine insert for Wild Fest 2019.

    The Publicity Center has worked on projects for a variety of clients including Campus Activities. The above magazine insert is for Wild Fest 2019. With Wild Fest we also produced a poster campaign, social media marketing art, chalkboard art, and event signage. Whatever the event, our team can help you market your event.

  • Updates

    Publicity Center staff members are available for project consultation and event marketing. Our office is located in SURC 272.

  • Brand Guidelines

    University Brand Guidelines

    The Publicity Center is a designee for the Department of Public Affairs, which means we are able to create promotional materials for you that adhere to the university’s brand standards.

    Learn more about the CWU brand.