Office of Marketing and Communications


Office of Marketing and Communications

Connect with the Office of Marketing and Communications

The Mission of the Office of Marketing and Communications

The Office of Marketing and Communications promotes the mission, values and ideals of University of Saint Joseph through contact with external and internal audiences. The Office is responsible for planning, directing and implementing publications, marketing and promoting strategic plans to further the objectives and mission of the University, as stated in the University's Strategic Plan.

Location:    
Mercy Hall, lower level
Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Phone:
1.860.231.5334

 

Contact Us

Kat Connelly
Communications Coordinator
1.860.231.5659
kconnelly@usj.edu

As a Communications Coordinator, Kat handles the University’s e-newsletter, Campus Update, manages university-wide social media accounts and promotes USJ brand standards and consistency across digital platforms.  She also assists with writing news features and stories for the Office of Marketing and Communications.

Joel DeJong
Graphic Designer
1.860.231.5604
jdejong@usj.edu

As a graphic designer, Joel is responsible for participating in the creative strategy, implementation, design, and production of materials that reflect and advance the mission and image of the University of Saint Joseph, as well as uphold its design standards.

Sam Dostaler
Communications Coordinator/Videographer
1.860.231.5501
sdostaler@usj.edu

As a Communications Coordinator, Sam is primarily responsible for creating videos for the University's YouTube channel that reflect and advance the mission and image of the University of Saint Joseph.

Caitlin Fitzgerald, M.A.
Assistant Director
1.860.231.5334
caitlinfitzgerald@usj.edu

Caitlin oversees and manages the University of Saint Joseph's digital marketing initiatives with an emphasis on the strategic advancement of core marketing and communications objectives in support of the University strategic plan.

Kathie Kentfield
Website Coordinator
1.860.231.5482
kkentfield@usj.edu

Kathie coordinates the University's Web site presence on the Internet. Kathie works with various constituencies of the University community to populate the site with clear, concise, accurate text and to ensure that all submitted documents meet USJ publications standards. Kathie also provides training for the content management system used by departments to maintain information on the external Web site.

Elizabeth (Betsy) Marone
Communications Coordinator/Writer
1.860.231.5548
emarone@usj.edu

As a Communications Coordinator/Writer, Betsy writes new faculty bios for the website, various news stories, recruitment brochures, and publications. She is also a contributing writer to the University’s Outlook Magazine.

Diana Sousa, MBA
Director
1.860.231.5297
dianasousa@usj.edu

Diana is responsible for overseeing the Office of Marketing and Communications.

Beth Ann Strong, M.A.
Manager of Publications and Design
1.860.231.5233
bstrong@usj.edu

Beth is the lead Graphic Designer of the Office of Marketing and Communications. She works with the various schools, departments and offices of the University to fulfill all their marketing needs, as it adheres to University standards and vision. Beth coordinates the design and printing of brochures, pamphlets, flyers, posters, interior/exterior signage, logos, stationery, online banners, web graphics, Outlook Magazine, Annual Report, and any other materials needed to promote and deliver our University message throughout the USJ community.