College appoints interim director for Office of Communication & Marketing
NEW PALTZ – The State University of New York at New Paltz has appointed Suzanne Grady as the College’s interim director for the Office of Communication & Marketing. Grady will be responsible for media relations, Web services and the College’s marketing and communication functions.
Grady, who will begin her duties on campus Tuesday, August 10, will assume the role of college spokesperson on Monday, August 16, replacing Eric Gullickson, who served in that role for the last eight years. She comes to New Paltz with several years of public relations and marketing experience in higher education, for profit and not-for-profit environments. Currently she is Director of Communication at McKinstry & Associates, a strategic communications firm in White Plains.
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In the past, Grady has served as the communications and community relations manager at Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor; director of publications, marketing and communications at Pace University, where she was responsible for writing, editing, design, budgeting and production of all marketing and communications for a multi-campus university with six schools and a college; and publications manager at Westchester Community College.
Grady has also served as the director of creative services for The College Board, a not-for-profit membership association whose mission is to connect students to college success and opportunity.
Grady holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English/Journalism from Marymount College in Tarrytown.
Located in the heart of a dynamic college town, 90 minutes from metropolitan New York City, the State University of New York at New Paltz is a highly selective college of about 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students.
One of the most well-regarded public colleges in the nation, New Paltz delivers an extraordinary number of majors in Business, Liberal Arts, Sciences, Engineering, Fine and Performing Arts and Education.
New Paltz embraces its culture as a community where talented and independent minded people from around the world create close personal links with real scholars and artists who love to teach.