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Marketing and Communications Staff

We are a creative, dedicated group of writers, editors, designers, web specialists, marketers, event planners and public relations professionals excited to tell the stories of Messiah University's outstanding students, employees and alumni in print, on the web, in multimedia, in the news media, on social media and through special events.

As the Office of Marketing and Communications (OMC), we are driven by our mission to strategically and creatively communicate the mission, stories and brand of Messiah University, advancing the people, programs and priorities of the institution.

Carla Gross
Carla Gross

Associate Vice President of Marketing and Communications/Special Assistant to the President for Communication

Carla Gross

Associate Vice President of Marketing and Communications/Special Assistant to the President for Communication

cgross@messiah.edu 717-691-6027, ext. 6940

Develops PR, marketing, branding and social media strategies; crisis communication; special projects for President's Office; commencement co-chair
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Kris Hardy
Kris Hardy

Director of web and digital marketing

Kris Hardy

Director of web and digital marketing

khardy@messiah.edu 717-691-6027, ext. 2375 image View my bio

Oversees the day-to-day operations of the University’s externally facing website; responsible for the development of innovative and creative Web-based communications tools; assists the University in identifying and executing new web strategies; manages comprehensive Web communication projects.

Danielle Ran
Danielle Ran

Director of communications

Danielle Ran

Director of communications

dran@messiah.edu 717-691-6027, ext. 7361

Oversees the University's content strategy; responsible for the media relations program; maintains and oversees official social media channels; serves as institutional spokesperson and member of the University Crisis Management Team

Nancy Soulliard
Nancy Soulliard

Creative director

Nancy Soulliard

Creative director

nsoulliard@messiah.edu 717-691-6027, ext. 2294

Oversees the department's creative strategy, quality, brand, visual identity and design staff; designs The Bridge, President's Report and other print, Web and promotional pieces

Anne Burkley
Anne Burkley

Graduate program marketing coordinator

Anne Burkley

Graduate program marketing coordinator

aburkley@messiah.edu 717-691-6027, ext. 3943

Create copy for print and multimedia communications that tell the stories and support the brand of Messiah University graduate programs

Felicia Duger
Felicia Duger

Digital marketing manager

Felicia Duger

Digital marketing manager

fduger@messiah.edu 717-691-6207, ext. 3944

Creates and monitors digital ads for Messiah graduate programs, undergraduate degrees, and campus events

Ramona Fritschi
Ramona Fritschi

Web services manager

Ramona Fritschi

Web services manager

rfritschi@messiah.edu 717-691-6027, ext. 7041

Ramona has been the web wervices manager at Messiah since 2008.  She performs daily maintenance on the messiah.edu website, along with providing customer service, training on the content management system while continually improving the accessibility of the website.

Karen Garlinger
Karen Garlinger

Project coordinator

Karen Garlinger

Project coordinator

kgarlinger@messiah.edu 717-691-6027, ext. 7342

Karen’s responsibilities include but aren’t limited to: managing the office’s project management system, capturing and coordinating campus photography, creating the weekly employee newsletter as well as interfacing with campus clients and Messiah Press.

Sherri Hoffman
Sherri Hoffman

Marketing coordinator

Sherri Hoffman

Marketing coordinator

shoffman@messiah.edu 717-691-6027, ext. 7326

Coordinates special events and lectures; assists with commencement planning, undergraduate and graduate advertising and marketing research projects

Matthew Logan
Matthew Logan

Graphic designer

Matthew Logan

Graphic designer

mlogan@messiah.edu 717-691-6207, ext. 7351

Designs print, email and Web publications for campus clients

Anna Seip
Anna Seip

Editor, The Bridge Magazine

Anna Seip

Editor, The Bridge Magazine

aseip@messiah.edu 717-691-6027, ext. 6731

Edits and coordinates the tri-annual alumni magazine, The Bridge, oversees proofreading for University print publications