Through compelling storytelling and powerful imagery, the College of Education’s Communications & Marketing team is here to produce content that shares the achievements of the people, programs and initiatives of our collegiate community. 

This page is your one-stop shop to collaborate and help us convey what is happening across the college. Through the resources found here, we will help you engage with the right audiences at the right time. Our team will help you support the college’s mission by building consistent messaging and brand awareness, engaging key stakeholders and inspiring action.

We look forward to working with you!

Seek our expertise & services

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Share web updates
If you need edits made to a webpage, please fill out this form.

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Share your events
Add an event to the university calendar.


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Share your good news!
Do you have a research or achievement story to tell?

Contact us

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Digital signage
Share awards, major events, deadlines, and other news.

More information

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Design request
Need something designed? Requests can be submitted here.

Submit request

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Photography expertise
Would you like to have photos taken?

Inquire here

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Social media request
Seeking social media expertise?

More info

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Other questions
Want to meet to discuss a project?

Contact Us

Meet the team

  • Accessibility across all platforms
  • Alumni Engagement
  • Branding guidelines and best practices
  • Campus and Community Outreach and Engagement
  • Digital and print design
  • E-mail campaigns
  • Event planning
  • Feature writing for both print and online audiences
  • Liaising with the UI Center for Advancement, Government Relations, and Strategic Communications
  • Marketing (paid and content marketing)
  • Multimedia communication
  • Media Relations & messaging
  • Podcast creation
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Social media strategy – traditional and emerging platforms
  • Strategic Storytelling
  • Tailored communications to specific target audiences
  • Video creation
  • Web user experience and content strategy

Lois J. Gray

Director of Strategic Communications and Marketing

Jamie Nicpon

Marketing Manager

Mei-Ling Shaw

Art Director

Hannah Ossman

Education Writer & Social Media Coordinator

Chase Szewc

Strategic Communications and Marketing 2024-25 intern

Jean Finley

Digital Projects Coordinator
Education Technology Center

Kat Krtnick Wilson

Communications and Strategic Initiatives Manager
Scanlan Center for School Mental Health

Hannah Dake

Communications Coordinator
Scanlan Center for School Mental Health

Need to make an event flyer, a letterhead, or a certificate?

Browse the Iowa Brand Manual’s template library!

Iowa Photo Gallery

Images are a powerful way to tell your story.
Find an image here.