As an intricate part of the University’s source of communication and external awareness, University Public Relations is focused on valuing education, instilling knowledge and broadening the image of Central State University. University Public Relations promotes and markets the achievements, advancements, and activities of Central State University departments, students, staff, alumni and faculty.
DR. GAYLE COLSTON BARGE – Director of University Public Relations
Dr. Gayle Colston Barge joined Central State University as the Director of University Public Relations in July 2012. She has served in marketing, communications, and public affairs leadership positions in the public and private sector for over 25 years. Dr. Barge was Assistant Vice Chancellor, Chief Marketing, and Communications Officer at Winston-Salem State University and Director of Marketing and Communications at Texas Southern University. She received a doctorate degree in education from Pepperdine University in Organization Change; a master’s degree in Strategic Communication and Leadership from Seton Hall University and a bachelor’s degree from Minot State University.
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EDWINA M. HARRIS – Public Relations Specialist
Edwina Harris joined Central State University as a public relations specialist in October 2012. She has served in strategic communications, plans, and public affairs leadership positions for more than 20 years. Mrs. Harris is a United States Air Force veteran. She received a master's of arts degree in Strategic Communication and Leadership from Seton Hall University and a bachelor's of science degree in Hotel/Restaurant Management from Grambling State University.
|SHAUNTE RUSSELL – Conference and Event Services Coordinator
Shaunte Russell joined Central State University in May 2008. Her current position is as the Conference and Event Service Coordinator. She holds a bachelor's degrees in communication and English from the University of Cincinnati and a master's degree in English: Composition and Rhetoric from Wright State University. She has over 10 years of experience in diversified events, communications, publications, and public relations environments with hands–on experience in creative directing, interviewing, writing, editing, designing, proofreading, and developing content for print, web, electronic and social media.937-376-6282 • firstname.lastname@example.org
|NANCY JEHN – Graphic Designer, Website Specialist
Nancy Jehn joined the Central State University staff in 2008 as a research analyst for the Office of Institutional Advancement. In 2009, Jehn moved to the University Public Relations as the graphic designer.
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