The office's work includes advertising, crisis communication, media relations, publications, strategic marketing plans, web communication, special event promotion plans, and recruitment and fundraising initiatives, among other services.
Vice President: Ingrid Skantz
The vice president for Marketing and University Relations is responsible for internal monitoring and external communication of the Southern brand, leading comprehensive efforts to increase understanding, support, and conveyance of the university mission and goals with all university publics.
Director: Isaac James
The director helps to facilitate the comprehensive and integrated marketing communications
plan to increase understanding, support, and communication of the university mission
and goals to all audiences, both internally and externally.
Associate Director: Janell Hullquist
The Associate Director is the primary editorial manager in our office and is responsible for creating and monitoring the written communications of the university and serves as a key member of the team responsible for shaping the marketing and communications strategy.
Communication Manager: Tina Smith
As a key member of the creative team responsible for the marketing and communications strategy for the university, the Communication Manager promotes the university to its constituents through a variety of media outlets.
Digital Engagement Manager
The digital engagement manager develops content that reaches university constituents by leading, developing, and implementing a social and digital advertising strategy. This position focuses on analytics, testing, and optimization as well as social media campaigns and online relationship development.
Graphic Design Manager: Emily Harding
The graphic design manager supervises and implements
visual communication, aesthetic expression, and photography to meet the artistic needs of the university brand and is a key member of the creative team that oversees all marketing and communication activities for the university.
Website Design Manager: Kroania Huskins
The website design manager works alongside the website development manager and the director to craft a compelling website through innovative design that drives the university's mission, brand, visual identity, and key messages while enhancing the user experience.
Website Development Manager: Isaac Braun
The website development manager works closely with the director to create and implement the strategy and goals for the university website. This position requires a high level of design and development proficiency for both client and server web software.