Communications Staff

Director of Communications
Thressea H. Boyd
thboyd@valdosta.edu
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; serve as official campus spokesperson; maintain contact close relationship with members of the media to help elevate VSU’s profile; serves as editor of the university's Voice magazine; 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 Media and Publications.

Communications Specialist
Malynda Dorsey
mmdorsey@valdosta.edu
229-333-7177 (work)

Responsibilities include: work with departments/divisions to develop story ideas for publicity; maintain contact with local, regional and state media to promote the university; and provide writing and editing support for university publications. She is also responsible for maintaining the university’s communications web sites.

Communications Specialist
Jessica Pope
jrpope@valdosta.edu
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; developing e-newsletters for various departments (including Alumni Association and Parents Association); and performing additional communications/media activities as assigned.