Marketing and Community Engagement | Kent State Stark | Kent State University

Marketing and Community Engagement

The Marketing and Community Engagement team will assist you in strategizing and meeting your communications needs and marketing goals while integrating university brand standards and objectives.

Our department houses these areas:

  • Community Relations
  • Marketing & Advertising
  • Public & Media Relations
  • Website & E-Communications
  • Social Media
  • Internal & External Special Events  
  • Encompass Magazine  

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Our Team

Tina Biasella
Tina Biasella

Director, Marketing and Community Engagement
154E Conference Center

Andrea Deitrick
Andrea Deitrick

Senior Secretary
154 Conference Center

  • Campus monitors
  • Department financials
  • Special event assistance

Mike Rich
Mike Rich

Marketing Coordinator
154D Conference Center

  • External campus advertising
  • Print and digital graphic design
  • Social media
  • Photography
  • Videography
  • Campus magazine, Encompass

Brielle Black
Brielle Loughney

Marketing Assistant
154A Conference Center

  • Internal campus advertising
  • Print and digital graphic design
  • Photography
  • Social media

Melissa Griffy Seeton
Melissa G. Seeton

Public Relations and Media Communications Coordinator
154B Conference Center

  • Promotional writing and editing
  • News releases
  • Media relations
  • Campus magazine, Encompass

Julie Spotts
Julie Spotts

Web, E-Communications and Recruitment Specialist
154F Conference Center

  • Stark website and events calendar
  • Print and digital graphic design
  • Electronic communication: Constant Contact
  • Online forms: Qualtrics
  • PowerPoint templates and campus presentations

Kelly Piero

Special Events Coordinator
154C Conference Center

  • Special Events website
  • Internal campus events (Featured Speakers Series, Boo U, Earth Day Celebration, etc.)
  • External campus event coordination
  • Print and digital graphic design
  • Social media