Office of Marketing and Communications

Location: McGovern Hall, Second Floor
Office Hours: M–F: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 860.231.5661
Media Inquiries:
Liz Godbout

Our Mission

The USJ Marketing and Communications (OMC) team leads the University community in its marketing and communications activities. Our goal is to produce high-quality internal and external events and communications that are consistent with the USJ mission, institutional identity, positioning, and strategic priorities. Working with the University community and external leaders, we:

  • Maximize opportunities to enhance USJ visibility
  • Ensure all information is consistent with USJ design and editorial standards
  • Provide a central resource to promote all USJ divisions, Schools, departments, and programs
  • Integrate efforts between the OMC and USJ communicators to optimize creativity in design and message, as well as to improve information flow, ensuring compliance
  • Ensure USJ is efficiently leveraging its marketing and advertising investments at all levels and in all areas

Our Staff

Liz Godbout

Director of Marketing and Communications
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Melinda Noel

Assistant Director of Marketing & Communications
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Melinda is responsible for assisting the director in running the Marketing and Communications office. Melinda creates content for social media, the Family Connections newsletter, and the Blue Jay Bulletin. She also participates 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.

Stacey Dresner

Principal Content Writer
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As the Principal Content Writer, Stacey is responsible for the primary writing for Outlook magazine, USJ News articles, press releases, media advisories, website written content, and recruitment collateral. She also serves as editor and proofer for all communications.

Christopher Hall

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As the Photographer/Videographer for the department, Chris is responsible for creating videos for the University’s YouTube channel, website, and social media channels. Chris also works as one of the primary photographers for the campus.

Chase Yurgaitis

Senior Graphic Designer & Brand Coordinator
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As the Senior Graphic Designer & Brand Coordinator, Chase designs and produces various print, digital, and other media for internal/external audiences and for developing and managing USJ’s brand across all channels, including website, print, and photos/videos. He ensures all materials reflect and advance the mission and image of the University of Saint Joseph, as well as uphold its design standards.

Becca Liudzius

Web Coordinator
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As the Website Coordinator, Becca maintains and updates content on the website consistent with USJ’s brand image and performance standards to provide a positive user experience. Becca also assists with content writing, social media, and producing print and digital media.

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