Campus Relations

Our Objectives are:

  • To market and promote PNC as a baccalaureate and master’s degree granting university to prospective students, decision makers, and stakeholders
  • Through media relationships, raise community awareness of PNC as a university resource and as a major contributor to regional economic development
  • Support PNC departments in the creation of their materials – ongoing and special events by acting as a marketing/advertising agency for the campus
  • Advance PNC as a cultural, artistic, and educational resource in the area

Marketing/Brand Management and Promotions

  • Develops, promotes University brand, monitors image, builds brand equity through a great experience at PNC
  • Creates and distributes University branding guide
  • Conceives, designs and executes communication strategies through campaigns and events, which include print, outdoor, web, TV, radio, intra-campus media and social media sites
  • Provides graphic design services to the campus community, including design, production and print management for all items produced by campus relations
  • Provides photographic services; Maintains online imagery catalog and photo archive
  • Produces campus publications, applications, view books, literary journals, newsletters, brochures, fact books, arts publications
  • Enforces campus-wide graphic standards and translates University standards
  • Creates and distributes all media advertising including print, electronic and outdoor advertising
  • Promotes campus events to students and surrounding communities
  • Supports PNC departments in production of print publications – department brochures and newsletters.

Communication and Media Relations

  • Provides through media and community relations, strategic stream of news releases, media relations, copy, proofing, editorials and news columns; also writing of brochures and print information, web information for public
  • Crafts speeches for chancellor’s speaking engagements
  • Researches and writes chancellor’s editorials
  • Handles publicity for chancellor
  • Schedules chancellor and faculty for weekly radio programs
  • Handles publicity needs for Campus Compact
  • Creates Chancellor Society Newsletter
  • Distributes and tracks PNC news releases to media outlets.
  • Maintains news archives

Web and Social Media

  • Designs, maintains/updates and ensures policy enforcement of the PNC website
  • Administers the official PNC fan page on Facebook and manages campus social media accounts
  • Monitors the PNC website for accessibility
  • Designs, creates and publishes monthly PNC e-newsletter
  • Runs and distributes Google Analytics reports
  • Manages PNC and PNC-PC location listings online
  • Maintains Sinai Forum website

Arts and Culture

  • Responsible for Odyssey Arts and Culture program. Compiling and disseminating campus information via all media and engaging and encouraging community on-site visits.
  • Organizes and hosts Odyssey Arts and Cultural events including on-going sculpture and art exhibits, film showings, special speakers, music programs etc.
  • Arranges and hosts custom welcoming arts/collegiate field trips for youth and adult groups to cultivate awareness, support and attendance
  • Archives and installs art holdings
  • Develops and executes marketing/PR strategy for the Purdue North Central Sinai Forum speaker series
  • Manages summer STEM camp program for underprivileged children in LaPorte County
  • Procurement of art and sculpture gifts for PNC

Campus and Community Engagement

  • Hosts Academic Bowls, Chancellor’s Golf Outing and other chancellor sponsored events throughout the year
  • Collaborates with community leaders in creating and executing a Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration program each January
  • Collaborates with community leaders to make available county programs and services to PNC students, staff and faculty
  • Showcases PNC at selected off-campus community events, local chamber of commerce events and meetings


Judy Jacobi
Assistant Vice Chancellor of Marketing and Campus Relations
(219) 785-5593
Carol Connelly
Director, Media & Communication Services
(219) 785-5267
Karen Prescott
Coordinator of Graphic Design, Photography and Printing
(219) 785-5280
Dana Krill
Web Content and
Communication Specialist
(219) 785-5676
Liz Bernel
Coordinator of Special Events and Marketing
(219) 785-5719

Office Hours:

Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Mailing Address:

Campus Relations
1401 S. US Hwy 421
Westville, IN 46391

Contact Numbers:

  • Toll-Free in Indiana: (800) 872-1231, ext. 5268
  • LaPorte/Westville: 785-5268
  • Valpo/Portage: 462-4197, ext. 5268
  • Fax Number: (219) 785-5447