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Marketing and Communications Services

The MarCom team is here to build communications and connections with the world inside and outside BUSSW.

We manage the BUSSW brand and the School’s primary communications vehicles: website, social media channels, media relations, marketing campaigns, internal communications, newsletter, magazine, photography, video, and event marketing. We also serve as a bridge to Boston University’s full-service Marketing and Communications agency and the BU Central PR team. 

Project Requests

To request our help, simply fill out the project request form for the various types of projects below and a member of our team will contact you within 48 hours for more information.

  • Print Material: Brochures, flyers, invitations, promotional items, reprints or small edits to existing collateral
  • Web: Create/update website pages
  • Social Media: Promote your event, research, etc.
  • Photo/Video: Headshots, event photos & video

Story Ideas

Use our story ideas form to submit suggestions for news stories, blogs, event updates, social media posts, and media pitches.

Media Inquiries

If you are a member of the media looking to connect with one of our social work experts, or a BUSSW faculty/staff member looking for guidance, please contact Michele Walsh at (617) 358-5149 or (617)-876-0909.

Promotional Material

For small quantities of promotional materials for an event or other purpose, please put in a project request at least two weeks in advance. For larger requests, please contact MarCom well in advance to discuss. Contact MarCom at


Email to share your event with SSW staff for inclusion in school and/or student newsletters and the SSW Calendar. Please view full submission guidelines here.


Planning to produce materials yourself? Check out our branding page.

Name Badges

To request an official BUSSW name badge for university events and more, please go here.

Profile Updates

To create or update your BUSSW website profile, please go here.

We look forward to working with you!

Lily Rothman, Specialist, Marketing & Communications
Helen Wurthmann, Manager, Marketing & Communications
Michele Walsh, Director, Marketing & Communications