Laura Andrews | e-Inside | April 25, 2016 | Kent State University

New Face

Laura Andrews

Assistant Director of Marketing
Alumni Relations
Kent Campus

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Assist with the design, preparation and execution of comprehensive marketing plans and strategies consistent with the alumni association’s organizational goals. Coordinate and implement marketing messages through various communication channels to increase awareness and participation in the Kent State University Alumni Association. 

WORKED AT KENT STATE SINCE:

I began working full-time for Kent State as the assistant director of marketing in Alumni Relations in September 2015. However, I have been teaching in a part-time capacity for Kent State’s School of Communication Studies since January 2012. 

EMPLOYMENT PRIOR TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

Cleveland Metroparks, Allied Integrated Marketing and the Cleveland Museum of Art 

LIKES MOST ABOUT KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

All of the new and exciting changes happening to the beautiful campus

ATTRACTION TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY AS AN EMPLOYER:

A rewarding work environment with great colleagues 

RESIDES IN:

Northfield, Ohio

HOMETOWN:

Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio

EDUCATION:

Ph.D., Communication and Information (expected May 2018), Kent State University; M.A., Public Relations (’07), Kent State University; B.A., Communication Studies, double minor in English and History (’05), the College of Wooster

HOBBIES:

My hobbies include spending time with family and friends, weekend road trips, bad reality TV and supporting local restaurants.