The Office of Marketing and Communications is the primary communications arm of Bard College at Simon’s Rock. We communicate news, information, and ideas relevant to our institution, our educational partners, and our unique position in higher education to a wide range of external audiences.
Office of Communications & Marketing at Simon’s Rock
The Communications & Marketing department tells the story of Bard College at Simon’s Rock and Bard Academy at Simon’s Rock. We share the mission of Simon’s Rock through media channels such as print and digital publications, advertisement opportunities, social media, and video technology. For communications support at Bard Academy and Bard College at Simon’s Rock, and for questions or comments about this website, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Communications & Marketing department is the primary point of contact between news organizations and Bard Academy and Bard College at Simon’s Rock. All media outreach on the behalf of the Academy and College must go through our office first.
If you have an idea for a story or have been contacted by a reporter, reach out to email@example.com. We will find the best way to share your story on and off campus.
Download the logos for Bard Academy and Bard College at Simon’s Rock here and refer to the style guide for correct usage.
Please refer to the above standards and files when using the Bard Academy and Bard College at Simon’s Rock logo. For alternatives, customizations, or general questions regarding the standards and files, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
To get an event posted to the campus calendar, please complete the Events Calendar Request Form located on the Bard College at Simon’s Rock portal homepage, under Event, Website, and Creatives Request Form.
You may subscribe to the Bard College at Simon’s Rock campus calendar to learn about upcoming events. An events preview for the following week is emailed to subscribers prior to every weekend. Make sure to check your Bard College at Simon’s Rock email daily as well.
We can help you publicize an event, pitch a story, or connect with members of the media.
If you would like posters and advertisements available for your event, please specify at the end of the Publicity Request Form, located on the Bard College at Simon’s Rock portal homepage, under Event, Website, and Creatives Request Forms. All poster and advertisement requests must include a PO number.
If you are requesting a press release for your event, please contact email@example.com at least three weeks prior to your event.
Social media outlets such as Tik Tok, Instagram, and Facebook keep us connected to the community, highlighting what makes Bard College at Simon’s Rock stand out.
Facebook: Bard College at Simon’s Rock
YouTube: Bard College at Simon’s RockYouTube: Bard Academy at Simon’s Rock
Bard Academy and Bard College at Simon’s Rock does not collect photo or video release forms from members of its faculty, staff, or student body. Rather, the Academy and College assumes that members of our community will welcome involvement in the documentation of activities at Simon’s Rock as the best means of marketing the Academy and College.
A parent or student may withhold permission for said student to be photographed or filmed during school sponsored and school sanctioned activities only upon completion of this form. Please note that those who do not return this signed and completed form may be featured in Bard Academy and Bard College at Simon's Rock marketing materials and any school related social media.
All photographs and video taken for Bard Academy and Bard College at Simon’s Rock are Academy and College property and may be used in promotional material produced, used, or contracted by Bard Academy and Bard College at Simon’s Rock, including but not limited to: electronic and print publications, websites, social media, classroom use, and academy and college advertisements. The Academy and College reserves the right to take photographs and video of campus facilities and scenes, events, faculty, staff, and students for Academy and College use in any areas on campus where subjects do not have an expectation of privacy, and provided the photographs do not violate the privacy of the subject.
We ask that if you have completed the opt-out form and prefer not to appear in any official photos or videos for Bard Academy and Bard College at Simon’s Rock, please absent yourselves or otherwise identify yourself as someone who has completed the opt-out form when Academy and College-sponsored photographers or videographers are documenting activities and events. Any individual or entity wishing to engage in photography or videography for production, broadcast, or public dissemination by any means on Bard Academy and Bard College at Simon’s Rock property must obtain permission in advance from an appropriate Academy or College official.
If you are planning to create a video on behalf of the Academy or College, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org. The Communications & Marketing department can provide the documentation that ensures your video is consistent with the voice and visual style of Bard Academy and Bard College at Simon’s Rock.
Email the department at email@example.com.