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Who We Are

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

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

Carla Gross

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

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

Web Services Manager

Ramona Fritschi

Web Services Manager

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Ramona has been the Web Services Manager at Messiah since 2008.  She performs daily maintenance on the messiah.edu website, along with providing customer service and weekly training on the content management system.

She is passionate about responsive websites and web accessibility best practices. 

Anne Burkley
Anne Burkley

Graduate Program Marketing Director

Anne Burkley

Graduate Program Marketing Director

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

Karen Garlinger
Karen Garlinger

Project Coordinator

Karen Garlinger

Project Coordinator

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

Kris Hardy
Kris Hardy

Director of Web and Digital Marketing

Kris Hardy

Director of Web and Digital Marketing

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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.

Sherri Hoffman
Sherri Hoffman

Project and Research Coordinator

Sherri Hoffman

Project and Research Coordinator

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

Danielle Ran
Danielle Ran

Director of Communications

Danielle Ran

Director of Communications

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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

Deanna Preziosi
Deanna Preziosi

Communication Specialist

Deanna Preziosi

Communication Specialist

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Handles majority of day-to-day social media content and calendar management; updates academic profiles; develops and writes news stories for messiah.edu/news; serves as an active member of the department’s content team; and works closely with the team’s work-study students and the University’s student social media cabinet.

Anna Seip
Anna Seip

Editor, The Bridge Magazine

Anna Seip

Editor, The Bridge Magazine

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Edits and coordinates the quarterly alumni magazine, The Bridge, and annual President's Report; oversees proofreading for University print publications

Nancy Soulliard
Nancy Soulliard

Creative Director

Nancy Soulliard

Creative Director

imagensoulliard@messiah.edu image717-691-6027, 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

Deb Hartranft
Deb Hartranft

Graphic designer

Deb Hartranft

Graphic designer

imagedhartranft@messiah.edu image717-691-6207, ext. 7351

Designs print, email and Web publications for campus clients

Matthew Logan
Matthew Logan

Graphic designer

Matthew Logan

Graphic designer

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Designs print, email and Web publications for campus clients