Staff


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.


937-376-6216   gbarge@centralstate.edu




 


 


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.

937-376-6198   Eharris@centralstate.edu






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.

937-376-6329  •  njehn@centralstate.edu