Collegewide support

Our office supports the CSE administrative offices, including External Relations, Collegiate Life, Academic Advising, CSE Career Center and other offices. Our responsibilities include:

  • manage the college website
  • produce Inventing Tomorrow, a bi-annual magazine for alumni and friends
  • edit and distribute mass emails regarding various events and information to alumni, faculty/staff, or students
  • produce quarterly CSE Alumni Enewsletter for alumni and friends
  • write, edit and distribute weekly email announcements to undergraduate students
  • collaborate with departments and centers on promotion and recognition events
  • promote the college at major events including the Minnesota State Fair
  • produce multimedia materials for student recruitment
  • produce communications distributed to current students
  • produce communications distributed to alumni, donors and corporate sponsors
  • manage the college’s social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Google+, LinkedIn and Flickr)

Department and center support

The communications staff serves as a primary communications resource for the college’s 12 departments and nearly 20 research centers with the following activities:

  • provide media relations services
  • edit and distribute mass email messages and enewsletters to alumni, corporate partners and friends of the college
  • consult on major communications and website projects
  • ensure compliance with University brand policy
  • conduct training on specific topics to improve communications
  • facilitate monthly meetings of communicators to share college-wide information and best practices

University liaison

The communications office serves as the primary liaison between University Relations and the college with the following activities:

  • serves as a primary media contact for the News Service
  • contributes ideas and content for the University’s Driven to Discover campaign
  • distributes communications about legislative activities
  • ensures compliance with University brand policy
  • collaborates on University-wide events