alumni

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 »


Decal Buying Guide

Bumper stickers and window decals are one of the best ways for students, family, staff and alumni to show their school pride.  Just look at vehicles around you as you’re driving (while still being safe of course), and you are bound to see bumper stickers, window decals or clings with a school’s name or mascot proudly displayed.  With all the time spent behind the wheel, it’s no surprise that our vehicles also serve as a “mobile billboard” to actively endorse and advertise favorite schools, organizations, musicians, politicians, and charitable causes.Read more »