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Supporting the internal and external communications needs for the College of Health and Human Development across media.

Critical Functions

  • Marketing and Creative Communications
  • Public Relations and Media
  • Producing and shepherding communications deliverables across all media
  • Supporting both college and Penn State strategic communications efforts

Frequently Asked Questions

When should I contact you about a peer-reviewed article? icon-olus-circle

Contact our office at time of acceptance (don’t wait until days before publication).

Who will update my directory listing or area of the website for which I am responsible? icon-olus-circle

Every department has a main point of contact for website updates. If not shared or known inside your unit, contact our office to get connected with the person with whom you should work.

What should I do if I get a request to speak to a member of the media?(Requests can come two ways: direct from a journalist or funneled through our office.) icon-olus-circle

Timelines of members of the media are very fast—often day ofor within days. Please be accommodating and understanding, as external dissemination can help your work in a variety of ways.This can include a gracious decline, which can help long term relationships.Contact our office for tips, training, and support.

Personnel List

Appointment Type
Accepting Graduate Students?
Marketing Communications Specialist
Summary Statement

Mary Campbell manages communications and marketing needs for the College of Health and Human Development, and specifically, the Department of Human Development and Family Studies.  This includes website, social media, and writing and press coverage.

  • Human Development and Family Studies - HDFS
Senior Designer
Summary Statement

Responsible for supporting the communications needs of the college and its constituent units from a visual design perspective.

  • Communications and Marketing
Assistant Director — Engagement
Summary Statement

Responsible for various digital communication efforts administered throughout the college. These includes social media initiatives, analytics, website, and multimedia.

  • Communications and Marketing
Director of Communications and Creative Services
  • Communications and Marketing