Contact University Communications

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​CMU’s University Communications staff members are a collection of designers, photographers, writers and editors who are here to help you develop communication plans, social media and print materials. The office is in West Hall​, at the northwest end of the Mount Pleasant campus.

Have a general comment or question? Call 989-774-3197​ or e-mail univcomm@cmich.edu.

Executive Staff

Sherry Knight​, 989-774-7326​, knigh1s@cmich.edu
Associate Vice President

Lori Conroy. 989-774-7326, conro1ls@cmich.edu
Executive Assistant

Communications

​Heather Smith. 989-774-1702​, hutch1hl@cmich.edu​
Director of Communications​

Dan Digmann. 989-774-7332, digma1dj@cmich.edu
Assistant Director of Communications

Lauren Duraj. 989-774-2121, duraj1l@cmich.edu
Social Media and Content Manager​

​Paul Henderson. 989-774-1641, hende1p@cmich.edu
Assistant Director of Video Production

​Steve Jessmore. 989-774-3670, jessm1sc@cmich.edu
Assistant Director of Photos and Image Marketing

​Jeffrey Johnston. 989-774-1702, johns3jh@cmich.edu
Managing Editor

Terri Nelson. 989-774-3197, nelso1tl@cmich.edu
Specialist Clerk​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Rachel Esterline Perkins. 989-774-2121, ester1rm@cmich.edu
Associate Director of Communications and Social Media​

Curt Smith. 989-774-3272, smith65c@cmich.edu
Assistant Director of Health and Science Communications​

Creative Services & Licensing​​

Amy Gouin. 989-774-1791, gouin1a@cmich.edu
Design Director

Trisha Fall. 989-774-2460, green1ta@cmich.edu
Graphic Designer

Nate Jones. 989-774-2296, jones1nw@cmich.edu
Assistant Director of Graphic Design

Melissa Purdy. 989-774-2570, torok1mn@cmich.edu
Design Manager​

Erin Rivard. 989-774-7113, ekken1er@cmich.edu
Graphic Designer

Integrated Marketing & Digital Communications

Monica Clark​. 989-774-7331, mull1mm@cmich.edu
​Director of Integrated Marketing

Blaine Bendele. 989-774-2060, bende1bm@cmich.edu
Assistant Director of Marketing Technology​

Elizabeth Benson. 989-774-7333, benso2ej@cmich.edu
Marketing Content Manager​

Katherine Davis. 989-774-1207​, davis10k@cmich.edu
Assistant Director of Marketing​​

Lorna DeShay. desha1l@cmich.edu
Associate Director of Marketing and Sales​​

Patrick Graham. 989-774-1661, graha1pm@cmich.edu
Coordinator of New Programs and Enrollment Support

Jane Hansen. 989-774-1027, hanse5je@cmich.edu
Coordinator of Production​​

Fred Kaiser. kaise1fe@cmich.edu
Associate Director of Public Sector and Business Outreach​​

Marcus Matthews. matth1ms@cmich.edu
Senior Associate Director of Business Development​​

Michelle Nestor. 989-774-7135, nesto1ma@cmich.edu
Coordinator of Marketing Operations​​

Jan Rendleman. 989-774-3884, helms1jf@cmich.edu
Assistant Director of Publications​​

Tony Sapienza. 989-774-3163​, sapie1aj@cmich.edu
Associate Director of Marketing​​​

Ruthie White. white1rh@cmich.edu
Associate Director of Marketing and Sales​​

Curtis Wildfong. 989-774-1163​,​​ wildf1cd@cmich.edu
Marketing and Digital Communications Writer