The communications team at UNC School of Social Work is responsible for the School’s website, primary social media channels, print and digital publications (including brochures, videos, and other promotional materials), and media relations. Communications activities take place within the larger framework of the School’s development office.
A great way to follow our School is by subscribing to SSW News, our free newsletter. Each month, you’ll receive the newest edition in your email inbox.Subscribe Now!
The communications team manages official school accounts for these channels:
Some programs and activities within the School manage their own accounts to focus on specific topics. The communications team reposts and retweets some but not all content from these accounts on our official school accounts.
SSW News provides a monthly update of events, awards, and other news from the School. It is distributed via email. (Our newsletter has had several different titles during its history. You may remember it as E-Contact or Impact.)
Contact magazine offers an in-depth look at the School’s programs and activities, including alumni updates and news about faculty, staff, and students.
You may view recent issues of Contact magazine online here:
2020-2021 academic year, Issue 1
Theme: Social Work in Changing Times
2019–2020 academic year, Issue 1
Special feature: Partnering for Impact; FY19 Annual Report
2018–2019 academic year, Issue 2
Special feature: In pursuit of a Ph.D.: The doctoral student life
2018–2019 academic year, Issue 1
Special feature: Field education: Learning while providing service
Special features: Global opportunities in social work
Special features: Project NO REST and the fight on human trafficking; social work in the military
Special feature: Trauma & mental health: Social work role in trauma education, research and practice grows
Special feature: “Evidence-based policymaking: Social workers lead help lead the charge”
Special feature: “North Carolina turning gray: More social workers needed for booming aging population”
Special feature: “Targeting social workers for jobs”
Special feature: “Using the arts in social work”
Special feature: “Doing more with less”
Special feature: “School of Social Work Celebrates 90th Anniversary”
UNC School of Social Work Annual Report
UNC School of Social Work shares data about enrollment, finances, accomplishments, and engagement through an annual report that is distributed with Contact magazine each year.
You may view our recent annual reports online here:
Need Assistance with Communications?
To request website updates, share news, or discuss promotional needs for School programs, please use the communications team’s shared email inbox: firstname.lastname@example.org
Logos and Branding
The use of the UNC School of Social Work logo and associated branding materials in a way not prescribed in the University of North Carolina’s Branding and Visual Identity Guidelines is not permitted. All University brand guidelines must be adhered to (logo clear space, size, color, etc.).Download Branding Elements
For additional information about custom stationery or other materials, such as mailing labels, booklet envelopes, podium signs or memo pads, contact UNC Creative.