The KelmscottEDU Difference
- Single-source higher education solutions provider
- In-house higher education marketing agency
- Focus on innovation and creativity
- Consulting and coaching
- Higher education thought leadership
Who We Are
KelmscottEDU is a single-source communication and marketing solutions provider for higher education. Singular and innovative in the market, we offer our college and university partners a comprehensive suite of higher education enrollment solutions.
Located in Chicago, IL, our expansive headquarters houses an unparalleled team of enrollment and marketing strategy experts, an award-winning, in-house higher education agency, and e-technology hub, a sophisticated printing facility, and a mailing and fulfillment center—assuring you the highest degree of quality control, budget-friendly projects, and fast, effective results.
Who We Serve
We partner with colleges and universities on enrollment and marketing at the undergraduate, graduate, adult, professional, and law school level.
Our mission is simple. We use innovation, data-driven strategy, and creativity to elevate your enrollment, engagement, brand, and ROI. We elevate your institution.
Our support team consists of more than 150 dedicated project managers, award-winning graphic designers and copywriters, technology experts, product research developers, production directors, database administrators, implementation specialists, and print-production experts.
These talented, experienced, and committed individuals ensure that your project is on time, on budget, and to your specifications—every time.
We are proud to announce that several of our university partners, in collaboration with KelmscottEDU, have been honored with six 2016 Educational Marketing Awards from the Higher Education Marketing Awards Association, publishers of Higher Education Marketing Report, the most widely read journal for educational marketers.
Silver - Manchester University, Student Search
Silver - Ohio Northern University Law, Total Recruitment
Silver - Ohio Northern University Law, Student Search
Merit - Manchester University, Total Recruitment
Merit - Wayne State College, Student Search
Merit - Wilson College, Student Search
Education Digital Marketing Awards recognize the best educational websites, digital content, electronic communications, mobile media, and social media in higher education.
The 32nd Annual Educational Advertising Awards had over 2,250 entries from over 1,000 universities and colleges.
We invite you to partner with KelmscottEDU, where you could become the next award-winning university.
Ohio Northern University, in collaboration with KelmscottEDU, was named among the top in the nation in the 2016 Collegiate Advertising Awards program. The Collegiate Advertising Awards (CAA) is an elite program recognizing higher education organizations for excellence in communications, marketing, advertising, and promotions of their schools.
The 2016 CAA program had more than 900 entries from the United States and Canada representing small community colleges to very large schools and universities.
Submissions were reviewed by a national panel of industry experts, with a possibility of 100 total points. Participant’s entries competed against similar-sized organizations in their specific groups and categories.
Awards were issued for entries that received top marks from judges, placing them in the top 16% of the nation for advertising excellence. Judging criteria included creativity, layout and design, functionality, message effectiveness, production quality, and overall appeal.
The 2016 Collegiate Advertising Awards program represented all areas of communications, media, marketing, advertising, and promotions and highlighted some of the best advertising projects in the world.
KelmscottEDU has received three 2016 Collegiate Advertising Awards for our work with Manchester University and Ohio Northern University College of Law.
Gold - Manchester University, Recruitment Campaigns
Silver - Ohio Northern University Law, Email Marketing
Silver - Ohio Northern University Law, Recruitment
These awards recognize the best strategy, creativity, functionality, and overall appeal in educational websites, digital content, electronic communications, and mobile media in higher education.
We are thrilled to announce that we have been honored with the prestigious ELEVATE 2016 Innovator of the Year award by the Fox Valley Entrepreneurship Center. ELEVATE acknowledges companies in the Fox Valley that have accelerated the economic success of their clients.
The Innovator of Year award recognizes us for the use of innovation to achieve growth success for our partner clients using technology, strategic partnerships, and creativity.
Three long-standing leaders in the marketing and printing services industry—Buhl Press, Kelmscott Communications, and Rider Dickerson—have merged to create a new company named Fuse (www.fuse321.com). Together these companies will provide innovative marketing solutions that combine strategy, cutting-edge print technologies, and marketing analytics to help clients reach their business goals. All three organizations will retain their current names and identities as divisions of Fuse.
Kelmscott Communications President Scott Voris will serve as president of Fuse, overseeing day-to-day business. He also will remain president of Kelmscott. Charlie Barkley will remain president of Buhl Press and will serve on the Fuse executive team. Bill Barta will remain president of Rider Dickerson and will also serve on the Fuse executive team. Other key members of the Fuse executive team are John Reilly and Ed Gudonis. Each has more than 30 years of experience in the marketing services industry.
“As Fuse, we will offer our customers one of the widest ranges of in-house marketing services and print solutions, from strategy through execution,” said Voris. “Our new company will continue to invest in talent, technology, and other resources to position us at the forefront of our rapidly evolving industry.”