Office of University Marketing and Creative Services

UMCS

The Office of University Marketing and Creative Services (UMCS) supports North Greenville University by managing all branding, marketing, and creative services for the university. We look forward to assisting you in your upcoming projects in the areas of copywriting, designing, managing marketing initiatives, web design, printing, photography, and videography. Explore our pages to see how we can help you achieve your creative goals.

About Us

As a university, we value and desire consistency across all of our marketing and communications, whether online or in print. By using consistent brand and style, we ensure that our work is efficient, effective, and supportive of the university’s mission.

Meet Our Team.

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Our Services

Brand Management

Social Media

Website Management

Our Resources

These ready-to-use standard templates are fillable and printable right from your computer. They’ll help you stay consistent with the NGU brand for simple projects like your class PowerPoints and letterhead. These items can be accessed in our NGU S-Drive.

  • Letterhead (.doc)
  • PowerPoint Presentation (.pptx)

Not sure how to get started on your project? We’ve created these project guides for some of the most common requests we receive to help break down the content you’ll need to make your project successful; we’ll even show you some examples of past projects for inspiration.

These are NGU’s standard branding and style guidelines and materials, so you can stay on brand and support our mission.

Visit PrintHub

  • About the PrintHub

    About

    Known for its personal service and professional touch, the PrintHubsm at NGU is a full-service print shop that has the resources, personnel, and knowledge required to meet the diverse printing needs of NGU faculty, staff, and students alike, as well as external businesses and organizations in the Greenville community.

    The PrintHub’ssm team of experienced professionals understands the university’s key messages, branding efforts, and financial resources, allowing them to develop customized, integrated solutions for every department on campus, regardless of the project scope.

    Finally, the PrintHubsm offers a quality facility that remains both cost-effective and efficient, ensuring customers from on- and off-campus have a great local solution to all of their printing needs.

    Services

    The PrintHubsm is highly experienced and equipped to accommodate a complete scope of design, copying, printing, and bindery needs that will help you complete any project.

    Here’s a full list of the PrintHub’ssm services:

    • Coil Binding
    • Copying
    • Cutting
    • Folding
    • Lamination
    • Mounting
    • Offset Printing (Please get a quote first.)
    • Printing

    And here are some examples of projects the PrintHubsm has managed in the past:

    • Brochures
    • Business Forms
    • Envelopes
    • Invitations
    • Labels
    • Letterhead
    • Manuals
    • Postcards
    • Posters
    • Presentations
    • Signs
  • Begin Project

    If you’re still trying to figure out all the specifics of your project and don’t have approval yet to print it, then start here by getting an estimate on the production costs.

    Just need to print a file that’s already ready to go and in accordance with NGU’s branding standards? This is your ticket.

    When you want a brand new creative project built from scratch around your content (and you have already gained approval for the project budget), then you’re ready for this step.

  • Contact

    General

    If you would like to contact the PrintHubsm with questions or updates related to a current project, please contact the Creative Services Manager:

    Timm Artus
    Creative Services Manager
    864.663.0271
    Timm.Artus@ngu.edu

Our Team

Meet our team of qualified professionals provides expertise in the areas of copywriting, designing, managing marketing initiatives, web design, printing, photography, and videography:

Larry Stoudenmire

director of university marketing and creative services

Timm Artus with award

Timm Artus, B.A.

creative services specialist

Timm Artus serves as the creative services specialist for NGU’s PrintHubsm. After earning his Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts at Bob Jones University in Greenville, SC, Artus was hired by The Wilds Christian Camp and Conference as the publications coordinator, learning the print-buying side of graphic arts. After 12 years there, he joined the team at Dye Printing (later renamed Fox Creek Printing), where he worked for 15 years. He has been working at NGU for the past three years, hoping to meet the needs of students, faculty, staff, and the community in whatever design or print work they might need.

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Jackson Bailey, B.A.

web developer

Jackson Bailey serves as the web developer for the office of marketing and communications. He graduated from North Greenville University in 2016 with a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies, with a primary concentration in Linguistics and a secondary concentration in English.

After graduation, he worked in sales for four years. While working in sales, he also ran his own ecommerce company and taught himself front-end web development. In his free time, Jackson enjoys spending time with his wife, Alicia, practicing martial arts, going to the gym, and gaming.

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Mason Bayne, B.A.

photographer/videographer

Mason serves as videographer on the marketing team. He earned his B.A. in Broadcast Media from NGU in 2015. He brings five years of expertise after creating videos for brands such Young Life, Adobe Digital, SC State Fair, Sara Lee, Spinx, and even a documentary with the last living astronaut to walk on the moon. In his spare time, Mason enjoys writing music and board games.

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Amy Brake, B.A.

crm specialist

Amy joined the NGU family in 2021 and serves as the crm specialist. Amy has a BA in Education which has been utilized in the crm capacity for the past 3 years. She comes to NGU with 3 years of corporate experience managing a CRM global user base. Amy truly enjoys training users within systems to improve workflow methods and daily processes. Amy and her husband, Shannon, as well as their two children, Makenzie and Jack, enjoy outdoor activities and family time. Amy and her family are originally from St Louis, MO, and have lived in the south for the past 12 years and in Greenville County for the past 5 years. Amy is happy to call the upstate her home and genuinely excited to join NGU.

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Rebeka Epps, B.S.

social media coordinator

Rebeka joined NGU serves as the photographer and videographer for the marketing team. Rebeka graduated from Milligan College in 2016 with a B.S. in Communication with an emphasis in Digital Media. After graduating from Milligan, she worked in Bristol, Tennessee in television production for 2 years.

Rebeka and her husband Derrick enjoy spending time on the lake, watching college football, spending time with family, and serving at their church. She looks forward to getting to know the students and working with them as a team to reach their full potential. Rebeka is excited about moving to the upstate and joining the NGU family.

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Adam Knechtel, B.A.

content specialist

Adam Knechtel joined the NGU family in 2020 and serves as the content specialist for the Office of Marketing and Communications. Shortly after graduating from California Baptist University in 2013, Adam and his wife, Amber, moved from the deserts of Southern California to the mountains of Western North Carolina.

Prior to NGU, Adam worked as the Media Director for Camp Highlander, overseeing their social media, website, blog, magazine, and various digital/print operations. He and his wife enjoy exploring all that the Carolina’s have to offer – especially the local dining, entertainment, and endless outdoor activities!