Communications Staff

Director of Communications
Thressea H. Boyd
229-333-2157 (work)

Responsibilities include: ensure effective and efficient operation of the Office of Communications; organize and implement the university’s communications and public relations activities; maintain contact close relationship with members of the media to help elevate VSU’s profile; serves as editor of the university's Voice magazine and President's Annual Report; editor of VSU's News Now weekly e-newsletter; write press releases and articles for the university’s Web pages and other publications; and serve as the liaison between VSU and University System of Georgia’s office of Communications.

Communications Specialist

Jessica Pope
229-333-2163 (work)

Responsibilities include: writing feature stories and profiles for use in various university publications; maintaining the university’s communications/news web sites; producing news videos; managing graduate assistant and student assistant; developing e-newsletters for various departments (including Alumni Association and Parents Association); and performing additional communications/media activities as assigned.

Information Specialist
Responsibilities include: writing press releases of general interest about the university; maintaining Office of Communications and Office of President website; developing creative digital content and strategies for the communications/new social media; and additional duties as assigned.