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External Relations and Communications

External Relations and Communications at URI embodies an integrated approach to internal and external community relations, marketing and branding, and communications. Departments included in this area are:

Communications and Marketing
Enhancing the University's reputation and brand by promoting the stories of faculty, students, alumni and programs on the web, in the community, in marketing materials, and through the news media.

Publications and Creative Services
Creating URI's print and digital publications.

Government Relations
Promoting positive relationships and effective communication between the University of Rhode Island and representatives of local and state government.

Related Departments

Advancement Services
Providing infrastructure and services to support the information needs of the Alumni Association and the University

Alumni Association
Bringing alumni together and celebrating our achievements, committed to community, equity and diversity.

Public Programming and Special Events
Welcoming visitors to the University and coordinating major events, special programs, and conferences.



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