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Web Development & Communications Core

The Web Development & Communications (WDC) Core maintains the Arnold School website and all Arnold School communications. In addition, we offer fee-for-service technology support, including web and data management system development.

Services

Arnold School Website
Our team is responsible for maintaining and updating the the Arnold School Website (http://www.sc.edu/study/colleges_schools/public_health/). Please contact Melody Thomas (melodyt@mailbox.sc.edu) or submit a request via our website update form for web updates.

REDCap

The WDC core runs the USC REDCap instance, which is used to build and manage online surveys and databases for research projects. The service is available to USC factulty, staff and students on the USC REDCap site.

Communications
We facilitate internal news (e.g., web articles, events calendar, social media) and submit news items to USC publications as well as trade/professional publications, such as the Friday Letter. We also work with USC Communications to receive coverage in local and national media outlets. Contact Erin Bluvas (bluvase@sc.edu) for dissemination of news (e.g., publications, funding, awards, etc).

Web and Database Development (fee-for-service)

  • Website design and hosting
  • Custom web app development
  • Data capture, survey management and design
  • Data security
  • Audio/Video production
  • Communications and dissemination
  • Logo/graphic design

We also provide technology consulting for grant applications. Clients include many Arnold School departments, centers, and offices, as well as external entities. Contact Matt McGrievy (mjm@sc.edu) for questions about web and database development.

Staff

Erin Bluvas (Public Information Director)

Public Information Director, Web Development & Communications Core
Office of Research
Phone: 843-302-1681
Email: bluvase@sc.edu 

Andrew Hester (Web Developer)

Web Developer, Web Development & Communications Core
Office of Research
Email: ah@sc.edu 

Grant Jackson (Media Resource Consultant)

Media Resource Consultant, Web Development  & Communications Core
Office of Research
Phone: 803-777-0996
Email: jacksogn@mailbox.sc.edu 

Matt McGrievy (Director)

Director, Web Development & Communications Core
Office of Research
Phone: 803-777-0999
Email: mjm@sc.edu 

Melody Thomas (Webmaster)

Webmaster, Web Development & Communications Core
Office of Research
Phone: 803-777-1123
Email: melodyt@mailbox.sc.edu