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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Graphic Design/marketing production
Photo of Mark Cornelison
Photography/video support/marketing production
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Graphic Design/marketing production
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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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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

Gatton College of Business and Economics (including Center for Business and Economic Research; Center for Sports Marketing; Center for Poverty Research; Kentucky Small Business Development Center); Martin School of Public Policy; Athletics; College of Agriculture (including Tobacco and Health Research Institute; School of Human Environmental Sciences; Gluck Equine Center); UK Police; Radio and television news/marketing production; "UK NOW" (TV halftime pieces); "UK at the Half" (radio halftime piece); Coordinate video needs for news conferences/video production.
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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, Neuroscience, Physics and Astronomy, and Statistics; Center for Applied Energy Research; 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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College of Arts and Sciences Administration and the following A&S departments and programs: African American and Africana Studies, Anthropology, Hispanic Studies, History, Economics, English, Gender and Women's Studies, Geography, Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures and Cultures, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, and Writing, Rhetoric and Digital Media; College of Education;  Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce; The Graduate School; the International Center (including Education Abroad, International Student and Scholar Services, Global Health Initiative); and Sustainability (including Campus Sustainability, President's Sustainability Advisory Committee, Student Sustainability Council, Environmental and Sustainability Studies); Boone Center/Spindletop.
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College of Fine Arts (including Tuska and Barnhart galleries; Niles Center for American Music; UK Opera Theatre; Dept. of Theatre; School of Art and Visual Studies; School of Music; Arts Administration); Singletary Center for the Arts; Art Museum; College of Design (including Dept. of Historic Preservation; School of Interior Design; and School of Architecture); Libraries (including Special Collections, Archives and Oral History); Undergraduate Education (including Associate Provost for UE, Central Advising, CORE, Chellgren Center, Office of Nationally Competitive Awards; Gaines Center for the Humanities; Stuckert Career Center); University Press of Kentucky; Stuckert Career Center; Kentucky Women Writers Conference;; Editing and Placement Consultation of Campus News; Public Relations Internship Program;; Commencement Team; 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 Data Science; Center for Computational Sciences (including EPSCoR); Interdisciplinary Human Development Institute; Community Engagement; United Way; Social Media; and PR-1.
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Office of the Provost;  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 and the Martin Luther King Center); Office of Vice President for Student Affairs (including the Counseling Center, Violence Intervention and Prevention Center, Dean of Students, Student Conduct, Student Development, Wellness Initiative for Student Empowerment, New Student & Parent Programs, Disability Resource Center, Greek Affairs, Off-campus Student Services, Residence Life, Campus Recreation, Housing Assignments, and Student Center); Office of Vice President for Facilities Management (including Capital Project Management, Physical Plant Division, Purchasing); Parking & Transportation; Human Resources (including Work-Life, Health & Wellness); Housing Project Implementation; UK Dining Services; First Generation Initiatives (including First Scholars and Robinson Scholars), Coldstream Research Campus; Broadcast Emails; Commencement Team; and Weather Team.


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p. 859-323-6363 c. 859-806-0445
UK HealthCare Administration, UK Chandler Hospital Administration, UK Good Samaritan Administration; College of Medicine dean's office; and Kentucky Regional Extension Center; Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC); UK HealthCare Office of Quality and Safety; Center of Excellence in Rural Health (Hazard).

Marketing/News Bureau Staff - Medical Campus

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Daytime On-Call; Hospital Volunteer Office; UK Arts in HealthCare program; College of Dentistry; University Health Service; Department of Psychiatry; and Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine.
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Kentucky Children’s Hospital/Pediatrics; College of Medicine Research/Basic Science Departments; Center on Drug and Alcohol Research (CDAR); Women’s Health and Center for the Advancement of Women's Health; OB/GYN Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Neonatology; College of Public Health, Kentucky Injury and Prevention Center (KIPRC); College of Nursing and Hospital Nursing; Family & Community Medicine; and social media team.
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Feature writing; Special Projects; College of Social Work; Ear, Nose and Throat; Voice & Swallow Clinic; Digestive Health Program and Gastroenterology; Asthma and Allergy; Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Endicronology, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.
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Cardiovascular Medicine; Gill Heart Institute; Saha Cardiovascular Research Center; College of Health Sciences; Cardiac Rehabilitation; Vein Clinic; Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine; Sleep Center; Neurology/ Neurosurgery; Kentucky Neuroscience Institute; Gamma Knife Center; Geriatrics; Sanders Brown Center on Aging; Department of Internal Medicine; Kentucky Telecare; and Emergency Medicine/Trauma.
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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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Drupal template design and implementation.

Technology & Web Administration

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Technical support; Website creation/coordination/maintenance; server management; broadcast email facilitation; Drupal lab assistant and Weather Team.


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