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College Communications

The serves as the link between Gordon College and the public. The staff supports the media to report timely events about the College, and quickly connects reporters with faculty members across disciplines to provide expert perspectives on breaking news, articles and feature stories.

The Office of College Communications & Marketing also publishes the award-winning magazine, Stillpoint, as well as many other publications which include the Gordon College Web site, numerous online resources, Web pages and a variety of materials that reflect our campus life. 

In addition to these priorities, the Office of College Communications & Marketing operates as a professional in-house *agency responsible for public relations, marketing and strategy, paid advertising, social media communications, brand management, copy creation, and special event planning for a number of annual gatherings on campus.

GORDON'S COMMUNICATIONS & MARKETING TEAM INCLUDES:

VICE PRESIDENT & CABINET ADMISTRATION
Richard D. Sweeney Jr
.
Vice President for Marketing and Strategic Communications
978.867.4235

MEDIA RELATIONS & COLLEGE MARKETING

Director of Marketing Communications
@Gordon_CMcMahon
p: 978.867.4236
c: 978.595.8817 (media relations & journalist calls only please)

EDITORIAL
Patricia Hanlon

Director of Publications & Editor of Stillpoint magazine
p: 978.867.4553

John Mirisola
Communications Specialist
p: 978.867.4469

Ann Smith
Copy Editor
p: 978.867.4839

PHOTOGRAPHY
Mark Spooner
Staff Photographer
e: mark.spooner@gordon.edu

WEB
Stephen Dagley
Director of Web
p: 978.867.4552

STUDENT LEADERSHIP IN COMMUNICATIONS INCLUDES:
Stevie Schweighardt '15
Gordon College Presidential Fellow 2014-15

John Buckley '15
Gordon College Presidential Fellow 2013-14
p: 978.867.4235

Mary Hierholzer ’16
Storyteller & Student Journalist
p: 978.867.4235

Chan Mi Kim '16
campus photograhy: International programs, portraits and event candids
p: 978.867.4235

AGENCY SERVICES*
Operating as a full scale professional in-house agency, College Communications serves as the paid advertising buyer for College clients, programs, events and academic departments. Services in public relations, design, advertising creation, paid placement consultation, and marketing are all resources provided by our staff of agency professionals. On a case by case basis, Gordon's in-house agency consults with area nonprofits associated with the College to help connect alumni, educational programs, service learning, church relations and graphic design with our team of professionals. For more information on Gordon's on campus PR agency, contact our office directory at 978.867.4235.

SOCIAL MEDIA
The Office of College Communications encourages and coordinates the use of social media to share community experiences, news, events and engagement opportunities. Have a social media update to share? Email your request/tweet to

Hashtag campaigns include:
#GordonCollegeMA
#LivesWorthLeading
#GCOrientation2014
Recommended class year hashtags for students & alumni should follow:
#GordonCollege2014


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Photo Release Form (PDF)
Photo Release form to be signed by participant or parent/guardian