Marketing Plan

The Office of Undergraduate Education promotes Grand Challenge Curriculum courses via the following:

  • GCC-themed posters across campus
  • Communications with collegiate Student Services offices to include information about the curriculum in their undergraduate communications (blogs, newsletters, etc.)
  • Online web presence
  • Facebook (Incoming “Class of ___” pages and Transfer Student page)
  • Twitter (college-specific and University-wide)
  • Minnesota Daily print and electronic ads
  • Undergraduate Update (regular email communication to all undergraduate students)
  • Advising Update (regular communication to undergraduate Academic Advisors)
  • Table tents/flyers provided to undergraduate academic advisors for students
  • Flyers provided to Orientation and First-Year Programs for all new transfer students
  • Electronic screens across campus (Bruininks Hall, Coffman Memorial Union, St. Paul Student Center, and some academic buildings)
  • Materials (PDFs, etc) so that course instructors can promote courses within their units
  • Collaboration with academic programs to code GCC courses as program elective credit when appropriate
  • Student stories

Instructors and/or departments interested in helping promote a specific Grand Challenge course are welcome to do so. Please feel free to utilize the promotional materials available here.

Facebook and Instagram

If you would like to share any information on social media related to your GCC topics or students (articles, interviews, events, etc.), please contact