If you have a story idea or achievement to share, the Augusta University Communications
office is here for you.
Our expert team of writerscan help craft and share your message with the entire university and health system
community. Using a wide selection of communication channels, including websites, magazines, social media channels, news coverage and more, we seek to bring awareness to Augusta University's mission as a public
research university and medical center dedicated to training the next generation of
innovators, leaders and health care providers.
Our mission is to enhance the brand of Augusta University and leverage media and internal
communications opportunities to advance our clinical, research and educational missions.
We love to support our institutional partners’ implementation of their strategic initiatives
through all communications and marketing activities. We look forward to collaborating
with you to advance the mission of Augusta University!
Employees are critical to the flow of information within our organization, and employee
surveys tell us they prefer to receive information directly from their supervisors.
Check out the Poppulo email platform and newsletter guidelines to make sure your employees get the information they need. Select Internal Email
in the C&M work request for internal communications support.
Our office doesn’t just share information. We tell in-depth stories, delivered in
print throughout the year and on our magazine website. The stories are as complex, diverse and compelling as the students, faculty, staff
and alumni of Augusta University. Learn more by perusing our extensive body of publications, then share your story with us.We’d love to hear it … and so would our readers.
Augusta University’s communications team connects local, state and national media
outlets with the stories of the university and academic medical center. We help the
media schedule interviews and set up photo/video shoots, along with promoting research,
events and other news stories. A member of the team is on-call and available 24 hours
a day at 706-522-3023. Find recent news releases here.
Augusta University is home to experts in a variety of fields ranging from health and
social sciences to cybersecurity and beyond. The media can find an expert and schedule
an interview through our Expert Center. Faculty members interested in sharing their expertise or learning more about media
appearances can contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
In the Wildis a weekly podcast for all things Augusta University. Catch up with Raysean Ricks, a writer in Communications and Marketing and an Augusta University alumnus, as he
discusses "wild" topics across campus — everything from university news and events
to candid, entertaining interviews with members of the AU community. Read our podcast tips and guidelines.
Any member of the Augusta University community can sign up and add events to the calendar.
Our team is happy to support your event by providing graphic design support; sharing
your event with local media; and advertising your event on the university’s news site,
newsletters, app and social media accounts.
However, if you need help planning or coordinating your event, review the event planning resources provided by the Office of Protocol & Special Events. Note that Communications & Marketing
does not manage or organize events for other units.
Hackers continue to make more frequent and sophisticated attempts to infiltrate municipalities and government computer systems. In the past month, Augusta, Georgia, and Dallas, Texas, are among the cities who have seen system breaches. Some of the unauthorized access is simply people clicking on a wrong link while others are premeditated attempts to steal data through the breach.
Entering college as a first-generation student can be both exciting and overwhelming. While pursuing higher education creates new opportunities, it also comes with challenges. First-generation students often face unique obstacles, such as navigating the application process, managing finances and adjusting to campus culture.
Augusta University has announced the initial leadership team for the new School of Public Health, led by incoming inaugural dean Teresa Waters, PhD. The team consists of Jie Chen, PhD, Gianluca De Leo, PhD, Aaron Johnson, PhD, and Bobbie Willcox.