Collegewide support

Our office supports the CSE administrative offices (including External Relations, Collegiate Life, Academic Advising, CSE Career Center and other offices) through the activities including the following:

  • manages the college website
  • produces Inventing Tomorrow, a bi-annual magazine for alumni and friends
  • edits and distributes mass emails regarding various events and information to alumni, faculty/staff, or students
  • writes, edits and distributes quarterly enewletter to alumni and friends
  • writes, edits and distributes weekly email announcements to undergraduate students
  • collaborates with offices on event promotion and recognition celebrations
  • coordinates college marketing presence at major events including the Minnesota State Fair
  • produces multimedia materials used for new student recruitment
  • produces various communications distributed to current students
  • produces various communications distributed to alumni, donors and corporate sponsors
  • manages the college’s social media presence (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google+, LinkedIn and Flickr)

Department and center support

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

  • provides media relations services
  • edits and distributes mass email messages and enewsletters to alumni, corporate partners and other friends of the college
  • consults on major communications and website projects
  • ensures compliance with University brand policy
  • conducts training on specific topics to improve communications
  • facilitates 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 rest of the college through 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