With the huge growth in smartphones and tablets it is time for our campus map to go responsive. We have embarked on a project with our partner New City Media to replace our Flash based campus map with a new responsive maps based upon HTML5 and CSS3. Here are some screen shot previews:
We are working on add a new (third) row of icons to our mobile home site. Right now they are: Admissions Alumni Majors Awards But, of course this is subject to change. Check out some screen shots below, and hit up the comments link with your feedback. Admissions: Alumni: Majors: Awards:
Our new Fat Footer went live yesterday afternoon. Check it out at http://www.roanoke.edu. I think it is a huge improvement, and has several features that I have wanted to implement for long time.
We are looking at adding a fat footer to roanoke.edu My plan is to add the following content: About the college section, (this is something that I have wanted to add for years) Full address, and links to maps, directions and mobile Admissions phone, e-mail and top links “Popular Today” links from our Google analytics [...]
We just launched a new look on the homepage by replacing our large image/flash area with a new video flash piece. I’m really pleased with the way it turned out. The concept and design was done in house and then our friends at New City helped us with some tweaks and built it for us. [...]
The Roanoke College homepage has a large flash area that is currently photos and text. We’ve been thinking about replacing it for some time, but weren’t sure exactly what we wanted to do. Current: We knew that from a content standpoint we wanted to feature our branding and messaging, and we knew that we wanted [...]
We are hard at work coming up with great new ideas for Maroons Online. Our concept is to make user profiles the centerpiece, and allow users to search and view other Alumni’s profiles. We are also planning to use Facebook Connect for login, so users can post information from Maroons Online back to Facebook. Connections [...]
We have just launched a new look for Web Announcer, which is now being called the “Daily e-mail.” This look is a continuation of the redesign of enews and now there is now a consistent look between the two. It contains all of the same information, just with a different layout. We will also have [...]