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EKIS , JANET


College Relations Specialist

Marketing and Community Relations
Monroe Community College
Peter A. Spina Administration Bldg
Brighton Campus

Building 1, Room 313G
Phone Number: 585-292-3023


E-Mail Address: jekis@monroecc.edu


Job Responsibilities
        • Identifies, develops and communicates messages related to assigned departments/programs. This includes researching, writing and editing copy; ensuring accuracy, excellence and consistency; and determining the appropriate and most effective communication vehicle.
        • Develops and maintains positive relationships with the media.
        • Identifies and writes articles, coordinates submissions by other writers, photography and production coordination of the College’s internal newsletter. Routinely evaluates the newsletter’s quality and effectiveness.
        • Arranges publicity photos, as necessary.
        • Researches background materials for writing and other projects.
        • Assists the Assistant to the President for College, Community and Government Relations in special projects, in preparing award nominations for College individuals and programs, and other assignments.
Awards
        • 2006, SUNY/CUAD Judge’s Citation, video project.
        • 2006, NCMPR, District I, gold medallions for electronic media, brochure.
        • 2004, NCMPR, District I, gold medallion for Campus News, an employee newsletter.
        • 2003, SUNY/CUAD Judge’s Citation for 2002/2003 MCC Student Catalog/Handbook.
        • 2003, Christine White Creative Nonfiction Award presented annually to a Goucher College M.F.A. graduation candidate for most outstanding manuscript.
        • 1996, SUNY/CUAD Newcomers Award.
        • 1990 & 1991, Rochester Society of Technical Communication Award.

Academic Background
M.F.A., Creative Non-fiction, Goucher College, Baltimore, MD
B.A., in cultural studies with a concentration in writing/literature, SUNY Empire State
A.S., Communication, Monroe Community College

Professional Associations
Member, National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR)
Member, SUNY Council for University Affairs and Development (SUNY/CUAD)



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