Thursday, April 25th, 2013

And Our Partner Is…

We are thrilled to have selected a partner for our website redesign. How did we find this partner? We researched 16th Annual Webby Awards winners We researched the 2012 AWWWARDS winners We researched the 2012 eduStyle Award winners We contacted ¬†colleagues at other higher education institutions for recommendations We did assorted and multiple creative Google searches We narrowed our list to 21 firms We called each firm and interviewed them for an hour, asking everything from what’s the work culture in your business like, to what do you think will be the most important elements of higher education website in […]

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Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

Goals of the Website Redesign

We launched our current website in the fall of 2008. At that time our use of large, bold photography rotating on the homepage was original and powerful, but a quick survey of higher education sites today reveals that this has become commonplace. When it comes to websites, so much has changed in the past five years — the demise of Flash, the proliferation of smart phones, the growing popularity of tablets, responsive design, mobile sites, and mobile apps, to name just a few. In order to stand out in the crowded field of higher education, we need a web presence […]

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Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

Time for a new Website

But first, a trip down memory lane: (click on an image to see full size version)       You might have heard that a new Bucknell website is in the works. The rumors are true! Our goal is to launch a fabulous new site in January 2014. Although the public phase of this project has just gotten underway, we’ve been doing a lot of work behind the scenes. Here’s what we have done so far: We set up this blog for communicating the status of the project to the campus. Please ask questions and make comments on any post. […]

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