Marketing and Public Relations

Marketing and Public Relations

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The mission of the Marketing and Public Relations Office is to market the educational programs and services of both The Ohio State University at Newark and Central Ohio Technical College to our constituencies, to enhance the image and awareness of these institutions via public relations efforts, and to support the communication and promotional efforts of the campus community.​ ​

Our Staff​

Suzanne Bressoud​ | Director of Marketing and Public Relations

Central Ohio Technical College​ &
The Ohio State University at Newark

740.618.6173​
bressoud.2@cotc.edu

Suzanne Bressoud joined the Marketing and Public Relations team in August 2017. She is responsible for all aspects of marketing and communications management at both Central Ohio Technical College and The Ohio State University at Newark. She has more than 15 years of experience in public relations and marketing for educational institutions. She was previously director of marketing at The Works: Ohio Center for History, Art & Technology and Columbus School for Girls and served as the assistant director of marketing and public relations at Ohio State Newark/COTC. Suzanne earned a B.A. in English and Theatre from Muskingum University and an M.A. in Communications from the S.I Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.


​René N. White | Assistant Director of Marketing and Public Relations
Central Ohio Technical College &
The Ohio State University at Newark
740.366.9668​
white.1054@cotc.edu ​

René White joined the Marketing and Public Relations team in May 2013. She manages the social media presence of both institutions in addition to assisting the promotion of campus news and events. She has over five years experience in higher education, previously serving as a public relations coordinator in the College of Education and Human Ecology at The Ohio State University. René earned a B.A. in Communications from The Ohio State University and a M.S. in Marketing in Communications from Franklin University.


Leslie ​Lenzo McLaughlin | Senior Graphic Designer
The Ohio State University at Newark &
Central Ohio Technical College
740.366.9316
mclaughlin.241@cotc.edu

Leslie Lenzo McLaughlin joined the Marketing and Public Relations team in July of 2000 and serves as a graphic designer for both institutions. Leslie previously worked as an art director and graphic designer for advertising agencies in Columbus, Cleveland and Charleston, South Carolina. She brings 10 years of previous agency experience, concepting, designing and critiquing graphic design. Leslie earned a B.F.A from The University of Akron in 1990 with a double major in Graphic Design and Photography. 


Suzanne S. Clark | Communications Coordinator
The Ohio State University at Newark &
Central Ohio Technical College​ ​​
740.364.9635
clark.2042@osu.edu

Suzanne Clark joined the Marketing and Public Relations team in January 2011, and was promoted to Communications Coordinator in January 2014. She is responsible for the web-content management of both institutions’ websites as well as assisting in the promotion of campus news and events. She brings over 30 years’ experience in the fields of marketing, graphic design, production preflight and event promotion. She was previously employed as an art director, graphic designer, production manager and marketing strategist for corporations in Columbia, Missouri, Coshocton and Granville, Ohio. Suzanne earned a B.F.A. in graphic design from Stephens College.


Vacant | Marketing Assistant
The Ohio State University at Newark & Central Ohio Technical College​
740.366.9355​


Jessica L. Huffman | Communications Coordinator
The Ohio State University at Newark &
Central Ohio Technical College
740.364.9530
huffman.817@osu.edu

Jessica Huffman joined the Marketing and Public Relations team in May 2016. Jessica assists with the communications, public relations, and marketing efforts for COTC and Ohio State Newark. She maintains the digital media presence for both Ohio State Newark and COTC. She previously worked for Better Business Bureau Serving Eastern Michigan as a Director of Community Relations. She also brings in three years of higher education public relations experience from working at Tiffin University as a Media Relations Specialist. Jessica earned a B.A. and a M.H. in Communication from Tiffin University.


If you need assistance please contact Marketing and Public Relations by individual email, p​hone: 740-366-9355 or stop by Hopewell Hall 148.​

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