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Office of Communication

Welcome to the Office of Communication

The Office of Communication promotes public awareness of the research, faculty, students and events within the College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences. The team manages the College's outbound communications and online presence. We also assist CLASS constituencies on targeted communications projects that advance the College's priorities and initiatives.

Communication Contacts:

Toni Mooney Smith

Toni Mooney Smith, M.S.
Director of Communication

Monica Byars

Monica Byars
Marketing & Communication Assistant

Marketing and Public Relations Contacts:

In addition to the Office of Communication, several CLASS units publish newsletters and manage their own marketing and public relations strategies.

Serwaa S. Omowale

African American Studies Program
Serwaa S. Omowale, LMSW
Program Manager

Dr. Malachi Crawford

Dr. Malachi Crawford
Assistant Director and Newsletter Editor

Carmen Abrego

Arte Público Press
Carmen Peña Abrego
Publicity & Events Coordinator

Marina Tristan

Marina Tristan
Assistant Director/ Marketing Manager

Jessica Thiam

Center for Mexican American Studies
Jessica Thiam
Events Assistant

Sonia Ramirez

Sonia Ramirez
Marketing & Communications Assistant

Dr. Lolin Wang-Bennett

Department of Psychology
Dr. Lolin Wang-Bennett
Director of Development and Newsletter Editor

Jill Bays-Purtill

Moores School of Music
Jill Bays-Purtill
Public Relations and Box Office Manager

Michelle Robinson

School of Theatre & Dance
Michelle Robinson
Marketing and Communications Manager

Ayanna McCloud

Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program
Ayanna McCloud
Friends of Women's Studies Program Coordinator