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To help spread the word about the quality education at UNC and its contributions to the community, state and nation, the University Advancement News and Public Relations staff:

  • Generates news releases and story ideas for local, state and national media
  • Responds to media and public requests for information and serves as the university's spokespersons
  • Manages an experts list of university community members who can share their areas of expertise for media coverage
  • Produces weekly "Feature Story" for the UNC homepage
  • Edits and manages UNC Magazine that's delivered to 100,000 alumni and community households
  • Edits UNC Today, a weekly campus newsletter for employees, Around Campus, a weekly campus newsletter to current students, and Weekly Media Upates, a weekly newsletter to media contacts
  • Manages the UNC calendar of events


Connect with a member of UNC's public relations team.

Deanna Herbert, News and PR Director

Office: 970-351-1763
Email: deanna.herbert@unco.edu

Sydney Kern, Public Relations Strategist

Office: 970-351-1940
Email: Syndey.Kern@unco.edu

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