Marketing and Communications

The Office of Marketing and Communications specializes in brand development, marketing strategy, writing and editing, graphic design, print and digital communications, website operations, as well as photography and videography.

We work to tell the stories of Luther College, showing how the Luther community learns actively, lives purposefully, and leads courageously for a lifetime of impact. Our goal is to deliver these stories to the right people at the right time so that they take action to join the Luther community and support the college.

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Members of the media, reach out to our media relations specialist, Lydia Slattery, if you have questions about Luther College for a story you are working on. Phone: 563-387-1417

Send Us Your Question

The team of professional staff creates postcards, posters, brochures, email headers, digital signage, and other promotional items primarily for the divisions of Enrollment Management, Alumni and Development, and Communications.

Submit the Creative Work Request Form

The Luther College logo is a distinct and significant symbol that represents the institution. This logo sets the foundation for understanding who Luther College is and serves as our key identifier in every communication product. Read our trademark usage and licensing policy and review our Luther College logo style guide. Contact us for print-ready and digital logo files, and with any questions regarding use, placement and approvals for use.

Contact Us About Logo Use

Schedule an overview of the Luther brand, including our messaging toolkit, brand visual guidelines, and creative campaign. You’ll leave this one-hour session with a better understanding of how to tell the Luther story and craft audience-appropriate communications.

Contact Us About Brand Training

Luther faculty and staff can schedule website editor training, submit a content update, propose a new page, and request technical help by making a “Web Content Request” using the Online Ticketing Service.

Create a Web Content Ticket

We are constantly looking for the stories that demonstrate how Luther is a place where you learn actively, live purposefully, and lead courageously for a lifetime of impact. We share them in Luther Magazine, through Luther News, throughout the Luther website, and in our social media.

Send Us a Story Idea

Let us know about upcoming events where you would like photos taken by our trained student photo bureau staff.

Fill Out the Photo Assignment Request

Head shots are offered on the second Thursday of every month, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., in Union 213, or by appointment with Armando Jenkins-Vazquez (

Luther faculty and staff may order their branded name tags through Marketing and Communications.

Order a Name Tag

If you are Luther faculty, staff or student, read our social media policy before opening an account that represents any department, office or other institutional entity. Contact us for guidance about next steps.

Contact Us About Social Media

Contact the media relations specialist, as specified in Luther College’s media relations and press release policy. This policy is designed ensure that Luther College maintains consistency, accuracy, and veracity in all media interactions.

Contact the Media Relations Specialist

Luther Email Newsletters

Your Campus-Community Connection

The Community Newsletter is an e-newsletter sent twice per month. It informs the Decorah community about events, news and stories from Luther College. This newsletter is open to all subscribers.

Subscribe to the Community Newsletter

Keeping Luther Families Informed

The Parent and Family Newsletter features campus news and events and provides snapshots of what students may be experiencing while at college. Designed to provide resources to help families support their Luther students, the newsletter is a great way to connect with what’s happening on campus.

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Weekly E-Newsletters for Faculty and Staff

We produce two weekly e-newsletters for college employees: The Tuesday newsletter is sent weekly on Tuesday mornings, and the People of Luther is sent weekly on Thursday mornings. The newsletters are managed by the Office of Marketing and Communications, with content submitted by members of the campus community.

Submit Your Announcement

E-Newsletter for Students

The Student Bulletin newsletter is sent twice weekly on Tuesday and Friday mornings to students of Luther College. The newsletter is managed by the Office of Campus Programming, with collaboration from the Office of Marketing and Communications; content is submitted by members of the campus community.

Copy deadline: 12 noon Monday for Tuesday’s edition, 12 noon Thursday for Friday’s edition. Each announcement will be run a maximum of two times. Word limit: 75.

Submit Your Information

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Contact Information

Laura Barlament
Executive Director of Strategic Marketing and Communications

Phone: 563-387-1332

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