Campus and Community Events builds strong and productive relationships between Penn State and the greater University community. They manage communications and events, including commencement ceremonies and selected events for the Office of the President, such as awards ceremonies that celebrate the achievements of students, faculty, and staff.
Part of News and Media Relations, staff are skilled in crisis communications. They manage information about various types of crises and stand ready to keep the public informed in emergency situations through the media and the University's numerous platforms.
University Marketing and Advertising strives to promote the University's academic and research excellence by showcasing its people and their achievements. They accomplish that through the management of Penn State's brand.
News and Media Relations builds and maintains relationships with news and other media to promote public awareness of Penn State and its value to communities throughout the state, nation, and world. They work closely with senior leadership on developing communications strategies for top-level information.
Research Communications promotes the University's wide-ranging academic and research strengths through multiple communication channels, reaching state, national and international audiences, including prospective students and faculty, alumni, reporters, researchers, industry partners, legislators, and the citizens of Pennsylvania.
As part of News and Media Relations, Social Media has a goal of daily engagement with the public through social media to promote the University. They manage Penn State's central social media platforms and maintain connections between Penn State and the online communities we build.