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July 18, 2019

Spotlight: Alan Gray on the Importance of a Customer Insights Engine

Alan Gray has been at Herff Jones for just over a year, but in that short time he’s managed to unlock some key findings in support of the organization’s journey to get to know the customers it serves. In May 2018, Gray was hired to launch the Herff Jones customer …

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April 22, 2019

Earth Day Spotlight: The Employee behind Herff Jones’ Diploma Frame Sustainability Initiatives

Some of the earliest memories Peter Molin has of his childhood are ones spent outdoors climbing and “talking to trees” with his uncle, who taught him to appreciate nature and all of its beauty.Now, as a father of two and the plant manager of Herff Jones’ diploma frame production facility, …

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January 25, 2018

Herff Jones and Univ of Georgia Create Championship Ring

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana – Herff Jones, an achievement division of Varsity Brands and the leading provider of graduation and educational products and services, is pleased to announce it signed a contract with the University of Georgia to produce its new SEC Championship ring, which it earned by defeating Auburn in the …

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January 25, 2016

Herff Jones Sponsors TC Howe High School Uniforms

INDIANAPOLIS – Jan. 21, 2016 – Herff Jones announced its support of TC Howe High School in Indianapolis through the donation of cheerleading uniforms after the cheer team received criticism about outdated, mismatched uniforms worn on a WTHR television appearance last October.The school lacked a consistent cheerleading program until Ashley …

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February 18, 2015

Varsity Brands Launches New School Spirit Initiatives

Varsity Brands has announced the search for America’s Most Spirited High School, a nationwide initiative that will end on National School Spirit Day on September 25, 2015, with one school winning a $25,000 grant. National Association of Secondary Principals Conference is taking place in San Diego, California, and is expecting more than 1,500 high school principals and assistant principals.

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September 4, 2014

Varsity Brands Find Connection Between School Spirit and Achievement

Students with higher levels of school spirit perform better academically, are more civically engaged, and are happier in general than their less-spirited peers, according to research released today by Varsity Brands.

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August 27, 2014

National Class Ring Day

The First National Class Ring Day was celebrated on October 9, 2014 across the country.

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June 10, 2014

Varsity Brands Names Jeff Webb Chairman

Varsity Brands Names Jeff Webb Chairman

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June 3, 2014

Herff Jones Rebrands Company ‘Varsity Brands’

Herff Jones Rebrands Company ‘Varsity Brands’. New Branding Effort Reflects Integration and Alignment among Company’s Expanded Portfolio

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June 15, 2011

Varsity Brands and Herff Jones Merge

Herff Jones and Varsity Brands Merge. Two leaders in school and community resources join forces.

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