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 online journal Insight, 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.
Vice President for Public Affairs and Strategic Initiatives
Director of Campaign Communications
Associate Director for New Media
Associate Editor, Smith Alumnae Quarterly
Associate Director, Print/New Media
Editor, Print and Online Publications
Editor, Smith Alumnae Quarterly
Editorial Director, Alumnae Communications
Recruitment Communications Specialist
Associate Vice President for College Relations
Director of Media Relations
Assistant Director for News
Executive Assistant, College Relations
This office houses the visual communications and Web and print development and design staff. The college’s nondegree programs have their offices here.
Publications and Communications
Associate Vice President for Public Affairs
Administrative Assistant for Communications
Digital Content Specialist
Senior Web Developer and Systems Engineer
Web Development and Design Specialist
Summer Programs and Conference Services
Director of Summer Programs and Conference Services
Summer Conference Services Manager
51 College Lane
The Events Management Office and Conference Center are at the intersection of College Lane and Green Street.
Director of Events Management
Assistant Director, Events Management
Associate Director, Events Management
Assistant Director, Events Communication
Events & Scheduling Systems Administrator
Conference Center Manager