PR & Marketing Staff


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p. 859-257-6605 c. 859-699-0041
UK President; Provost; Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration; Board of Trustees; and Philanthropy.


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p. 859-257-3303 c. 859-227-7862
Marketing; Special Events; Special Recognition at Athletic events; Web Design Management; Advertising; Dr. Mary Lynne Capilouto; social media management for the president; social media management for enrollment management.

Marketing Team

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Marketing; social media management for the president; social media management for enrollment management; marketing interns.
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Video news/marketing production; Social Media; Enrollment Management (including Office of Admission and Registrar, Academic Scholarships, Veterans Resource Center, Student Account Services, Financial Aid).
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Graphic Design/marketing production
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Video news/marketing production
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Graphic Design/marketing production
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Photography/video support/marketing production
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Graphic Design/marketing production


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p. 859-257-3155 c. 859-559-5396
Board of Trustees; UK Police; WUKY; Broadcast Emails, Crisis Communication; and Weather Team.

Marketing/News Bureau Staff - Main Campus

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College of Arts and Sciences Administration and the following A&S departments and programs: African American and Africana Studies; American Studies; Anthropology; Economics; English; Gender and Women's Studies; Geography; Health, Society and Populations; History; International Studies (including Japan Studies, Jewish Studies, Hispanic Studies, Latino Studies); Linguistics; Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures and Cultures; Peace Studies; Philosophy; Political Science; Psychology; Social Theory; Sociology; Writing, Rhetoric and Digital Media; Student and Academic Life, including the following units and services: Chellgren Center including Undergraduate Research, Phi Beta Kappa, Student Fellows Program; Student Leadership Education; Service Learning and Community Outreach; Constitution Day; Career and Academic Support including the Career Center, Advising, Advising Network, Transformative Learning including The Study. The Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce; The Graduate School; Kentucky Geological Survey; the International Center (including Education Abroad, International Student and Scholar Services, Global Health Initiative); the Alumni Association; Staff Senate (including Appreciation Day and Outstanding Staff Awards); University Senate; Boone Center/Spindletop.
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College of Fine Arts (including Bolivar Gallery; Niles Center for American Music; UK Opera Theatre; Dept. of Theatre and Dance; School of Art and Visual Studies; School of Music; Dept. of Arts Administration); Singletary Center for the Arts; UK Art Museum; College of Design (including Dept. of Historic Preservation; School of Interiors; and School of Architecture); Libraries (including Special Collections Research Center); Student and Academic Life (including CORE, Chellgren Center/Office of Nationally Competitive Awards; Gaines Center for the Humanities); University Press of Kentucky; Kentucky Women Writers Conference; Editing and Placement Consultation of Campus News; Public Relations Internship Program; and Crisis Communication.
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College of Engineering (including Paducah program, BIGBLUE, Visualization Center, Joint program w/WKU and UofL, Center for Aluminum Technology, Center for Manufacturing, Asphalt Institute, LSAMP); College of Law; College of Education; College of Communication and Information; Information Technology Services (including Analytics, Smart Classrooms, Distance Learning); Sustainability (including Campus Sustainability, President's Sustainability Advisory Committee, Student Sustainability Council); Office of Institutional Research, and Advanced Analysis; Center for Computational Sciences (including EPSCoR); Interdisciplinary Human Development Institute; Community Engagement; United Way; Student Email; Social Media Team; and PR-1.
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Office of the Provost including CELT;  Office of Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration; Office of Vice President for Institutional Diversity (including the Center for Academic Resources & Enrichment Services, Student Support Services, Office of LGTBQ* Resources, Center for Graduate and Professional Diversity Initiatives and the Martin Luther King Center); Office of Vice President for Student and Academic Life (including the Counseling Center, Community of Concern, Violence Intervention and Prevention Center, Bias Incident Support Services, Dean of Students, Student Conduct, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Student and Academic Support areas of Residence Life and the Student Services Center (formerly Transition and First-Year Programs), Wellness Initiative for Student Empowerment, Disability Resource Center, Off-campus Student Services, Campus Recreation and Wellness, Financial Wellness, Housing Assignments, and Student Center); Office of Vice President for Facilities Management (including Capital Project Management, Physical Plant Division, Purchasing); Transportation Services; Human Resources (including Work-Life, Health & Wellness); Housing Project Implementation; UK Dining; University Financial Services; First Generation Initiatives (including First Scholars and Robinson Scholars), Coldstream Research Campus; Student Email; Social Media Team; and Weather Team.
Gatton College of Business and Economics (including Center for Business and Economic Research; Center for Poverty Research; Don and Cathy Jacobs Executive Education Center; Schnatter Institute for Study of Free Enterprise); Martin School of Public Policy; Athletics; College of Agriculture, Food and Environment (including Tobacco and Health Research Institute; School of Human Environmental Sciences; Gluck Equine Center and Kentucky Small Business Development Center); UK Police; Radio production including "UK at the Half" (radio halftime piece) and radio spot production; assist with news conferences and major announcements.
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College of Arts and Sciences departments and programs of: Air Force ROTC, Appalachian Center and Appalachian Studies, Army ROTC, Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Environmental and Sustainability Studies, Mathematics, Physics and Astronomy, and Statistics; Center for Applied Energy Research;  Lewis Honors College; Office of Vice President for Research; Center for Research on Violence Against Women; Appalachia-related areas (Appalachian Rural Systemic Initiative; AMSTEMM; Appalachian Mathematics and Science Partnership); STEM programs including Partnership Institute for Math and Science Education Reform (PIMSER);  Radio production; Video production; UKNow; Commencement Team; and Crisis Communication.


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p. 859-323-6363 c. 859-806-0445
UK HealthCare Administration, UK Chandler Hospital Administration, UK Good Samaritan Administration; Eastern State Hospital; College of Medicine Dean's Office; UK College of Medicine expansion/regional campuses; Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC); and Center of Excellence in Rural Health (Hazard).

Marketing/News Bureau Staff - Medical Campus

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Kentucky Children’s Hospital/Pediatrics; Joint Pediatric Heart Care Program (JPHCP);  Women’s Health and Center for the Advancement of Women's Health; OB/GYN Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Neonatology; NICU; UK Arts in HealthCare program; College of Medicine Research/Basic Science Departments; and College of Nursing and Hospital Nursing.
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Health column coordinator; College of Social Work; Ear, Nose and Throat; Asthma and Allergy; Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation; Endocrinology, Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center; Hospital Volunteer Office; Office of Patient Experience; Pastoral Care; Kentucky Regional Extension Center; Family & Community Medicine; Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine; Sleep Center; College of Public Health, Kentucky Injury and Prevention Center (KIPRC).
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Cardiovascular Medicine; Gill Heart Institute; Saha Cardiovascular Research Center; College of Health Sciences; SMRI; Cardiac Rehabilitation; Vein Clinic; Neurology/ Neurosurgery; Kentucky Neuroscience Institute; Gamma Knife Center; Geriatrics; Sanders-Brown Center on Aging; Department of Internal Medicine; and Emergency Medicine/Trauma.
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Video production; Markey Cancer Center; NCI/Oncology Research; Comprehensive Breast Care Center; Markey Hematology Program; Markey Multidisciplinary Clinic; UK HealthCare Transplant Center; Department of Surgery; Urology; Cosmetic Surgery; Cosmetic Surgery Associates; Health Care Internship Program; Anesthesiology; Pathology & Laboratory Medicine; Radiation Medicine; Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging; Outreach Center; College of Pharmacy and Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
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Center for Clinical and Translational Science.
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Daytime On-Call; Digestive Health Program and Gastroenterology; College of Dentistry; University Health Service; Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, Department of Psychiatry; College of Medicine Student Affairs Office; Center on Drug and Alcohol Research (CDAR); multidisciplinary opioid research; Polk-Dalton Clinic, Pathways Clinic; and Social Media team.


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Drupal - template design, development, coordination, and implementation.

Web Management Team

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TECHNOLOGY & WEB ADMINISTRATOR - Technical support; website creation, coordination, maintenance and Drupal assistance; server management; broadcast email facilitation; and Weather Team.
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UNIVERSITY WEB OPERATIONS MANAGER - Drupal site creation, coordination, development, and maintenance.


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Media distribution and tracking; social media; Dean's list distribution; and budget officer.