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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. 

  • As Huron's Digital Marketing Associate, I seek to push the Huron brand and message globally through the university's website and digital marketing initiatives
    Melissa March
    Digital Marketing Associate
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  • 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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Huron confers Honorary Doctor of Divinity on alumnus Michael Medline, President & CEO of Empire Company Limited, at 313th Convocation

Jon Munn, MMJC Director, Marketing & Communications
Jun 17, 2019
Huron – the founding institution of Western University – celebrated its 2019 graduates with a very special Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Convocation. During the ceremony, Huron alumnus - Michael Medline, the President & Chief Executive Officer of Empire Company Limited (Empire) and its wholly-owned subsidiary Sobeys Inc.
Read More Huron confers Honorary Doctor of Divinity on alumnus Michael Medline, President & CEO of Empire Company Limited, at 313th Convocation
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2018-2019 Award for Excellence in Teaching

Jon Munn, MMJC Director, Marketing & Communications
May 15, 2019
This year, the Faculty of Arts and Social Science (FASS) Teaching and Learning Committee had a truly outstanding pool of candidates for the 2018-2019 Award for Excellence in Teaching. With that, Huron is pleased to announce the committee selected two winners for the 2018-2019 Awarded for Excellence in Teaching to Dr.
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A New Academic Building to Serve as the Heart and Hub of Campus Life

Rachel Macaulay, Communications Specialist
May 13, 2019
On May 13, Huron was pleased to host a sod-turning ceremony to celebrate the beginning of a major construction project, in partnership with EllisDon, that will culminate in the university’s brand-new 40,000 square foot academic building, which will be along Western Rd. “Huron’s mission is to inspire and equip our students to be Leaders with Heart,
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Huron students raise more than $17,000 to support homeless youth

Rachel Macaulay, Communications Specialist
Apr 29, 2019
Huron student, Jacob Spiro, turned a good idea into a huge tangible benefit for London’s homeless youth when he approached the university’s president about the potential to turn unused meal plan dollars into a sizeable donation.  The Trek for Teens and Huron University collaboration he initiated was a huge success, raising $17,021, which was used
Read More Huron students raise more than $17,000 to support homeless youth

Dr. Barry Craig, Huron’s 17th President, reappointed to second term

Jon Munn, MMJC Director, Marketing & Communications
Apr 26, 2019
Dr. Barry Craig, Huron’s 17th President, has been reappointed to a second five-year term, which will see him continue as President of Huron until 2026.    Under his leadership, Huron has increased its enrolment by 50 per cent in just three years, while becoming an increasingly more diverse community with a strong international student presence.
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Dr. Geoff Read, Huron class of ’98, appointed Vice-President, Academic and Dean of Faculty of Arts and Social Science of Huron

Feb 12, 2019
LONDON, ON: Huron is excited to announce on February 14, 2019, Dr. Geoff Read, 1998 Huron University graduate, will be appointed to the position of Vice-President, Academic, and Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Science. Dr. Read’s appointment will run until June 30, 2024 and is subject for renewal. Dr.
Read More Dr. Geoff Read, Huron class of ’98, appointed Vice-President, Academic and Dean of Faculty of Arts and Social Science of Huron
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Huron celebrates three prominent alumni at 155th Founder's Day

Jon Munn, Director of Marketing & Communications
Nov 30, 2018
Today, Huron will celebrate its 155th Founder’s Day, marking the day Huron was founded in 1863. During today’s celebration, Huron will also recognize three alumni who exemplify what it means to be true Leader with Hearts and members of the Huron community. Melinda Rogers, Honorary Doctor of Divinity Recipient Huron presents alumna Melinda Rogers
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Please fill out the below form and email attachments and images to Kate Macdonald and Melissa March 

Communications Event Request Form

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

Melissa March

Digital Marketing Associate
519.438.7224 ext: 717
mmarch2huron.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, 1st Floor

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

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