alumni

Mailable Yard Signs

Yard signs from Magellan Promotions are now more cost-effective to mail As budgets continue to get tight, we want to make sure our clients can still afford to take advantage of our mailable yard signs. So we created a new inexpensive way to send yard signs by postal mail. By using a plastic stand, and packaging each sign in a polybag, we reduced the total weight and lowered the cost to mail them. For example, 1,500 yard signs are $5.38 each and also include the packaging and fulfillment costs. PostageRead more »


Why Die Cut Sticker Sheets Are Popular Right Now

Our die cut sticker sheet options offer a variety of affordable ways to recruit students and maintain alumni and donors excitement. Our team has been working with some interesting new designs and product examples we want to share.  These die cut sticker sheet ideas show different ways to create meaningful touch points, for a variety of audiences and purposes. Since there are a variety of formats and price points you’ll find an option that can fit your budget. Here are a few examples of great looking designs and effective uses:Read more »


Personal Gift Ideas for 2020 Graduates

Even in a typical year, planning for commencement takes time and involves considerable stress. In adapting to disruptions due to COVID-19, universities are searching for unique ways to celebrate their graduates. Some of the challenges we’re here to help with include: Inviting students to virtual ceremonies Establishing alumni relationships with new graduates  Easing frustrations due to postponed or cancelled graduation events Delivering diplomas along with promotional products to home addresses There is still time to make this year one of the most exciting commencements for your new alumni! Our 2020Read more »


The College That Gave Away “Keychairs”

Carthage College in Kenosha, WI knows that college grads love to display their pride for their alma mater. So the college wanted to give its alumni a way to do just that! The alumni relations office came to us when they needed a memorable and fun item to give alumni at homecoming. After considering the options, they decided that incorporating one of the more beloved campus symbols – the famous red Adirondack chairs overlooking Lake Michigan – was perfect. Collaborating with Hannah Jorgensen, one of Magellan Promotion’s account managers, theyRead more »


The Keyboard Sticker

I bet many (if not all) of your incoming freshmen applied to your school through your website – most likely sitting at a computer. During the next four years of their lives, your students will spend countless hours on their computers – writing and researching papers, completing homework assignments and more. And that’s just the incoming class of 2020. Think about all the ways that your constituents use their computers – students writing papers, alumni making donations and faculty advising their students, just to name a few. Since computers andRead more »


A “Key”Way to Show School Spirit

We LOVE discovering new and creative ideas for our clients. In some cases, we even create a custom item to fit client’s needs. This was the case for one recent project for the College of Engineering Alumni Office at the University of Wisconsin – Madison.  This definitely was a unique application for a tiny, keyboard key sized sticker.  It is an affordable, fun, and one “key” way to promote school spirit and overall love for your alma mater at a workplace or home office. We think this item will reallyRead more »