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The Office of College Relations supports and promotes the mission of Smith College by actively building and maintaining strong, long-term relationships with the college’s various constituents. Through strategic print and digital communications, event management and program development, the Office of College Relations seeks to foster a better understanding of and support for the priorities of Smith in communities including prospective students and alumnae, as well as local, regional and national government representatives and media outlets.
The Office of College Relations communicates the mission, values, image and news of Smith College. It does this through print publications, admission marketing materials, digital communications, videos, social media, websites and outreach to the media.
Included among the stable of materials produced by the office are the Smith Alumnae Quarterly, the Grécourt Gate news and information site, the Notes from Paradise e-newsletter to alumnae, admission marketing materials, the NewsTracker news aggregator, videos and eDigest.
The editors, writers, graphic designers, event planners and digital media specialists on the college relations staff offer consultative services to assist campus departments with publicity projects and special events, and it ensures that the college's visual identity program is administered across all of the college's internal and external communications.
Garrison Hall, at 42 West Street, houses the primary college relations and public affairs offices, the editorial staff, the news office, alumnae engagement and campaign communications.
Interim Vice President for Public Affairs
Content Production Coordinator
Director of Constituent Communications
Video Content Specialist
Associate Editor, Alumnae Communications
Senior Content Specialist
Editor, Print and Online Publications
Social Media Manager
Senior Director for Editorial Communications
Senior Director for News and Strategic Communications
Assistant Director for News and Strategic Communications
This office houses the visual communications and web and print development and design staff.
Digital Content Specialist
Web Program Manager
Senior Web Developer and Systems Engineer
Web Design and Usability Specialist