Varsity Brands surpasses $10 million raised for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

2021-01-25T11:34:36-05:00January 25th, 2021|Varsity Brands|

Virtual celebration held as milestone reached during 10-year partnership MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Varsity Brands, the market leader in sport, spirit and achievement, is kicking off the new year with a momentous 10-year anniversary announcement of an inspiring $10 million raised for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® in its decade of supporting the St. Jude mission: Finding cures. [...]

Steve Down: ‘Normalizing’ In A Year That Was Anything But

2021-01-12T17:02:44-05:00January 12th, 2021|Herff Jones|

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, [...]

An Interview with CEO Forum Radio: Adam Blumenfeld, CEO, Varsity Brands

2021-01-12T17:01:55-05:00January 7th, 2021|Varsity Brands|

RADIO: ADAM BLUMENFELD, CEO, VARSITY BRANDS The CEO Forum Group- January 7, 2021 Varsity Brands CEO Adam Blumenfeld shares his philosophy of investing in your people and relentless focus on customers, which has allowed Varsity to grow exponentially in a very competitive marketplace. Listen to the Interview

Persevering Through Uncertainty-An Interview with Adam Blumenfeld

2021-01-12T16:51:49-05:00January 6th, 2021|Uncategorized| - Jan 6, 2021 Persevering Through Uncertainty An Interview with Adam Blumenfeld, Chief Executive Officer, Varsity Brands, Inc. EDITORS’ NOTE Prior to his current role, Adam Blumenfeld served as the Chief Executive Officer of BSN SPORTS, Inc. Before BSN, he served in a number of roles at Sport Supply Group including as its President. [...]

Social and Emotional Learning A Top Priority Amid Pandemic

2020-10-26T12:06:28-04:00October 26th, 2020|Varsity Brands|

ALBANY, N.Y. (WTEN)—As school systems continue to adjust to the pandemic, what’s known as “social and emotional learning,” or SEL, has never been more important or difficult. “We want them to be able to manage their own behaviors and emotions so that they can make good decisions and have great relationships,” said Aaron Hart with Online [...]

Herff Jones Virtual Learning Sessions Hit It Big With Yearbook Staffs

2020-10-26T12:06:52-04:00October 23rd, 2020|Herff Jones|

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Herff Jones, an achievement division of Varsity Brands and the leading provider of graduation and educational products and services, launched Pivot Project Live, a series of six webinars all about "yearbooking" during the pandemic. Developed to address the unique challenges facing yearbook staffs everywhere, these live webinars are intended to [...]

Herff Jones Unveils Exclusive Virtual Grad Fair App

2020-10-26T12:00:44-04:00October 10th, 2020|Herff Jones|

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Herff Jones, an achievement division of Varsity Brands and the leading provider of graduation and educational products and services, created a Virtual Grad Fair App to provide college students a way to attend their Grad Fairs – an exciting part of the commencement experience – when the current environment [...]

Local Educator Discusses Social & Emotional Learning

2020-09-21T12:48:11-04:00September 21st, 2020|Varsity Brands|

X101- LOCAL NEWS, ON DEMAND- September 19, 2020 Aaron Hart is executive director of the Online Physical Education Network (OPEN) and currently serves part-time in SUNY Cortland’s Physical Education Department. He spoke this week with WXHC about social and emotional learning, which have never been more important — or more difficult — in the times of [...]

Varsity Brands Deepens Commitment to Social and Emotional Learning as Schools Work to Reopen for the 2020-21 School Year

2020-09-21T12:42:40-04:00September 9th, 2020|Varsity Brands|

DALLAS, Sept. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Varsity Brands, the market leader in team sports, school spirit and achievement recognition, today released the first three episodes of season three of the "Believe in You" video series, which the company created free-of-charge to educate students and staff about the incredible power of believing in yourself, despite the challenges and trials life may [...]

Varsity Brands Bets Big on Back to School

2020-09-17T09:10:21-04:00August 28th, 2020|Varsity Brands|

By Dale Buss - August 28, 2020 /Chief Executive/ -- Whether American public schools all re-open in the next few months will affect the education of millions of students, the household routines of millions of parents and the vocational paths of thousands of teachers. But as the traditional Labor Day marker for the start of [...]