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Canva Announcement
February 22, 2021

Canva Announcement

It’s a great match: Yearbook has never been easier or more creativeWith the pending release of a redesigned eDesign for school year 2022, Herff Jones has formed a multi-year partnership with content and creative design platform, Canva. In the coming school year, yearbook staffs and advisers will find Canva integrated …

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June 30, 2022

HERFF JONES STRENGTHENS SALES TEAM WITH NEW LEADERS

Herff Jones appoints Kyle Dunn and Tony Snyder as a commitment to investing in talent across key functions.INDIANAPOLIS – Herff Jones, the achievement division of Varsity Brands and a leading provider of graduation and educational products and services, is pleased to announce the addition of Kyle Dunn as Senior Vice …

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April 21, 2022

HERFF JONES PLANTS ONE MILLION TREES THROUGH PARTNERSHIP WITH TREES FOR THE FUTURE

For every diploma frame sold, one tree is planted in impoverished areas by Trees for the Future. INDIANAPOLIS (April 21, 2022) – Herff Jones, the achievement division of Varsity Brands and the leading provider of graduation and educational products and services, celebrates a milestone of one million trees planted through its partnership with …

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February 1, 2022

HERFF JONES ACCELERATES COMMITMENT TO INNOVATION THROUGH EXPANDED RELATIONSHIP WITH STAGECLIP

— Herff Jones’ strategic investment in StageClip to drive new innovation and help ensure schools and students celebrate graduation milestones with best-in-class technology —- Expanded relationship also includes new exclusive, multi-year commercial partnership – INDIANAPOLIS (February 1, 2022) – Herff Jones, the achievement division of Varsity Brands and the leading provider of …

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January 20, 2022

HERFF JONES, FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY EXTEND PARTNERSHIP

Three-year deal names Herff Jones official provider of graduation regalia for the prestigious university.INDIANAPOLIS (January 20, 2022) – Herff Jones, an achievement division of Varsity Brands and the leading provider of graduation and educational products and services, has extended their partnership with Florida International University (FIU) in a three-year deal.The all-product agreement …

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June 24, 2021

HERFF JONES AND THE AMERICAN 7s FOOTBALL LEAGUE ANNOUNCE EXCLUSIVE PARTNERSHIP

Company to sponsor and serve as the official championship ring provider for all four divisions INDIANAPOLIS (June 24, 2021) – Herff Jones, the achievement division of Varsity Brands, is proud to announce they have signed a two-year deal with the American 7s Football League (A7FL) as the exclusive provider of …

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June 15, 2021

Herff Jones Cyber Security Incident Update

Our investigation into the recent data security incident continues, and we are now in the process of notifying potentially impacted customers. We are offering all potentially impacted customers free credit monitoring.Our partnership with PayPal remains in place and continues to provide a seamless and safe way to make payments. For …

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March 22, 2021

Herff Jones Hires Ken Moore as Chief Technology Officer

Seasoned Executive to Ignite IT Transformation and Reinvention Efforts Across All ChannelsINDIANAPOLIS, March 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Herff Jones, the achievement division of Varsity Brands and the leading provider of graduation and educational products and services, today announced yet another investment in its digital, technology-enabled future with the appointment of Ken Moore as Chief Technology …

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February 22, 2021

Canva Announcement

It’s a great match: Yearbook has never been easier or more creativeWith the pending release of a redesigned eDesign for school year 2022, Herff Jones has formed a multi-year partnership with content and creative design platform, Canva. In the coming school year, yearbook staffs and advisers will find Canva integrated …

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February 8, 2021

Jeff Blade Joins Herff Jones

Jeff Blade Joins Herff Jones As Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating OfficerMulti-Dimensional Leader to Drive Company’s Execution of Strategic and Transformation GoalsHerff Jones, one of North America’s top achievement and recognition companies and a member of the Varsity Brands family which is built around elevating student experiences, today announced the addition …

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January 12, 2021

Steve Down: ‘Normalizing’ in a Year That Was Anything But

Herff Jones is a traditional organization. In early 2020, we celebrated our 100th anniversary in helping schools and students celebrate the rite of graduation. But, as we know, everything changed in 2020, including delivery of class rings, completion and signing of yearbooks, graduation ceremonies and more.Steve Down, president of the …

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