Office of Marketing and Public Affairs

Location: McGovern Hall, Second Floor
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 860.231.5334
Media Inquiries: Diana Sousa

Office Hours:
M – F: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Our Mission

The USJ Marketing and Public Affairs (OMP) team leads the University community in its marketing and public affairs 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
  • Oversee the Office of Event Planning and Management that coordinates on-campus events for the USJ community and external organizations
  • Integrate efforts between the OMP and USJ communicators to optimize creativity in design and message, as well as to improve information flow, ensuring compliance
  • Manage the Autorino Center for the Arts and Humanities
  • Ensure USJ is efficiently leveraging its marketing and advertising investments at all levels and in all areas

Our Staff

Diana Sousa, MBA

Associate Vice President, Marketing and Public Affairs
1.860.231.5297
[email protected]

Diana is responsible for overseeing the Office of Marketing and Public Affairs.

Alex Correia

Coordinator of Conference and Meeting Services
1.860.231.5292
[email protected]

Alex oversees the scheduling and coordination of campus facilities for meetings requested by USJ departments and outside organizations. Contact Alex for more information and inquiries.

Joel Dejong

Senior Graphic Designer
1.860.231.5604
[email protected]

As Senior 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.

Steven Raider-Ginsburg, MFA

Director, Autorino Center for the Arts and Humanities
1.860.231.5529
[email protected]

Christopher Hall

Communications Coordinator/Videographer
1.860.231.5362
[email protected]

As the Communications Coordinator/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 photographer’s for the campus.

Caitlin Hertz, M.A.

Associate Director
1.860.231.5334
[email protected]

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.

Melinda Noel

Graphic Designer
1.860.231.5431
[email protected]

As a Graphic Designer, Melinda collaborates with the Senior Graphic Designer to create visual communications for the University of Saint Joseph (USJ). From designing web pages, logos, signs, magazine covers, flyers, and other communication materials, Melinda upholds USJ’s design standards with her creative strategies.

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