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Bringing Huron's Story to Life

Huron's Marketing and Communications Department tells the stories of the people, the work, and the exceptional value that Huron delivers globally. We enhance the Huron brand and bring it to life by communicating the successes of Huron's exceptional faculty, staff and students.

For more than 150 years, Huron has specialized in undergraduate education in the arts and social sciences. As Western’s founding institution, Huron offers a broad-range education and close-knit community for students seeking a high-level academic experience to challenge convention and inspire innovation. With the invaluable skills they develop at Huron – collaboration, critical-analysis and communication – graduates emerge prepared for further studies and future career journeys. Information is always available on our event calendar or media release section. 

  • We strive for our events to be seamless. This allows for our guest to fully enjoy their time with us at Huron.
    Katelyn Macdonald
    Coordinator, Alumni Relations and Institutional Events
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  • Huron provides an engaging and challenging educational experience that gives our students a distinct advantage throughout their entire lives
    Meaghan Blight
    VP, University Growth
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  • We use innovative, digital-centric strategies to share the Huron brand and message globally
    Jon Munn
    Director, Marketing & Communications
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  • We are an office of dedicated marketers and communicators committed to telling Huron's unique story.
    Rachel Macaulay
    Communications Specialist
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Marketing and Communication Requests

It is important we always have the help of our community in notifying us when there are events, or promotions needing communications support on campus. That is why we developed this form which asks select questions assisting us in gauging the request. The Marketing and Communications team always strives to promote and service the needs of our community, and doing so in an organized, streamlined process will help all of us be on the same page. 
 
JIRA FORM 
 
 

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Psychological stress and substance abuse among youth during the initial phase of COVID-19 examined by Huron and King’s faculty

Jon Munn, Director, Marketing and Communications
Jul 21, 2020
New COVID-19 situated research, examining the habits of 1000 Ontario teenagers during the early days of the pandemic, shows high levels of stress and worries about topics such as school and the pandemic itself, which caused feelings of loneliness.
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Huron Professor’s research proves customers’ perceptions of employee treatment have significant implications for a business’s bottom line

Jon Munn, Director, Marketing & Communications
Mar 04, 2020
Do consumers care about how a company treats its employees? The answer is yes, and this information can have a big impact on customers’ feelings toward the brand, according to new research by Huron’s own Dr. Maxwell-Smith. In 2020, the popular mantra for companies is that corporate social responsibility is good for the bottom line.
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Huron University College confers Honorary Doctor of Divinity to Kelly Meighen, President, T.R. Meighen Family Foundation

Jon Munn, Director, Marketing and Communications
Nov 29, 2019
Huron University College is proud to celebrate a business and community leader who embodies the admirable qualities the founding institution of Western University hopes to inspire in its students.  During Huron’s 156th Founder’s Day, the university conferred an honorary Doctor of Divinity on Kelly Meighen, class of 1971, to celebrate her significa
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Huron at Western University celebrates the revitalization of two Heritage properties on Western Road

Jon Munn, Director, Marketing & Communications
Oct 17, 2019
Today, Huron – the founding institution of Western University - was proud to host a ribbon cutting event during its 2019 homecoming celebration for the official re-opening of two of the university’s oldest buildings, which sit along Western Rd.  The two buildings, newly named Apps International House and Lucas Alumni House, have sat on Western Rd.
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Huron partners with CityStudio London, as a founding partner

Jon Munn, Director, Marketing and Communications
Sep 14, 2019
Huron is excited to announce our partnership with CityStudio London, a civic innovation and city-campus collaboration in London, Ontario with the City of London. CityStudio London, led by Pillar Nonprofit Network in collaboration with educational institutions around London and the City of London, is the eighth CityStudio to launch in Canada. “Hur
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Huron’s Chair of the Department of Political Sciences receives significant research grant

Rachel Macaulay, Communications Specialist
Aug 27, 2019
Huron is proud to announce our university’s Chair of the Department of Political Science and Coordinator of the Governance, Leadership and Ethics program, Dr. Neil Bradford has received a major new grant for a collaborative project entitled, “Canada’s Implicit Urban Policy”.  This $62,542.00 grant was recently awarded to Dr.
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Huron develops unique pledge, the Huron Promise, to formalize students’ commitment to excellence in character and leadership 

Jon Munn, MMJC Director, Marketing & Communications
Aug 20, 2019
Huron University College has implemented a unique student pledge, referred to as “The Huron Promise,” to further its mission of developing Leaders with Heart. This pledge, which will be signed by all incoming students, adheres students to a commitment to Huron’s inclusive, welcoming and character-oriented community.  After Huron’s President, Dr.
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Key Contacts

Jon Munn, MMJC

Director, Marketing & Communications
519.438.7224 ext. 285
jmunn4huron.uwo.ca
Lucas Alumni House, 2nd Floor

8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.                  Monday - Friday

Katelyn Macdonald

Coordinator, Alumni Relations & Institutional Events
519.438.7224 ext. 296
kmacd72huron.uwo.ca
Lucas Alumni House, 1st Floor

8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.                  Monday - Friday

Laura Lang

Graphic Designer
519.438.7224 ext. 878
laura.langhuron.uwo.ca
Lucas Alumni House 2nd Floor

8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.                  Monday - Friday

Rachel Macaulay

Communications Specialist
519.438.7224 ext. 388
rmacaulhuron.uwo.ca
Lucas Alumni House

8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.                  Monday - Friday