South Dakota State University. University Marketing and Communications

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South Dakota State University. University Marketing and Communications

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  • South Dakota State University. Office of University Relations

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The primary role of the Marketing and Communications (formerly known as University Relations) unit at South Dakota State University is to support the advancement activities of its Foundation, Alumni Association, and Admissions Office. Toward these ends, Marketing and Communications operates a news bureau and publications office, helps plan and coordinate many special events, and advises and assists the administration and other relevant members of the university community on matters pertaining to external and internal university relations issues. The News Bureau unit serves as the source in media communication for SDSU. Marketing and Communications works with and for the college, divisions, and departments to advance their activities by the preparation and release of information to the print media. The Publications Office unit prepares the majority of the publications for the campus by offering photography and design services, helping in the writing of publications, and by working with the Printing Laboratory.


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