Deb McGuinness | Sept. 11, 2017 | Kent State University

Familiar Face

Deb McGuinness

Associate Director, Advancement Communications
Division of Institutional Advancement
Kent Campus

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Advancement Communications provides comprehensive communications and marketing strategies that support fundraising and promote the university among key constituents.

WORKED AT KENT STATE SINCE:

December 2011

EMPLOYMENT PRIOR TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

A variety of marketing and corporate communications positions, as well as advertising agency experience.

LIKES MOST ABOUT KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

The students! They are the reason we are all here. Helping them to achieve their dreams is tremendously rewarding.

ATTRACTION TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY AS AN EMPLOYER:

It’s my alma mater. It’s a unique environment filled with people who are extremely competent, caring and purpose-driven.

RESIDES IN:

Akron, Ohio

HOMETOWN:

Akron, Ohio

EDUCATION:

B.A. Communications, Kent State University

HOBBIES:

Cooking, gardening, reading and tending to the assorted animals, birds and insects that are welcome in and around my home.