Media Relations

The Office of University Marketing and Communications manages the university’s relationship with local, regional and national news media and produces news and information about events, people and activities at the university. A key focus is promoting the expertise of faculty and key staff, and student achievements through an extensive hometown news program.

University Marketing and Communications develops and markets news articles and story ideas to local, regional and major media, assists with media interviews, helps prepare guest opinion columns and connects news media with campus experts. News media interested in on-campus interviews must contact University Marketing and Communications in advance to make arrangements. Read our media access and credentialing policy.

Amanda O’Rourke
Digital Communications & Media Specialist

Sports Publicity

The athletics communication information office is responsible for publicity of the university’s 23 varsity sports programs through publications, press releases, interview requests and the athletics website.

Student assistants gain significant experience in writing and public relations through staffing and reporting on athletic events and by involvement in an active sports hometown release program. In addition, updates on current events are available at: