Events and Communications

Connecting our communities.

Who we are

We’re a small but mighty team of professionals with skills ranging from event planning and content creation to web development and media relations.

We help connect our students, faculty, and staff to internal and external audiences in our communities.

What we do

  • Strategic Communications
    • Communications plans, copywriting/editing publications, and social media planning
    • Storytelling to promote the Faculty – UToday, web stories, print profiles
    • Crisis and issues management
  • Media Relations
    • Proactive promotion of the Faculty’s successes, expert requests, and relationship building
    • Columns and op-eds
    • Media training and advising
  • Event Communications 
    • Collateral: e-vites, signage, UToday stories, media advisory/pitching
  • Digital Communications 
    • Social media
    • Digital news
    • Video management
Event Logistics Event expertise, support, and advice Recommendations on vendors, venues, décor, menus, timelines, A/V, floor plans Guidelines for sustainable events, university policies and procedures Support with contract stewarding Outreach and Engagement Support connections between community members and areas/centres Manage signature Faculty events
Strategic Marketing  Marketing plans Advertising Collateral Promotional materials and publications Brand Management  Brand expertise Templates Signage Promotional items (subject to policy and approval) Market Research  Analytics and market intelligence Creative Services  Graphic design Photography Templates Print-production management Web and Digital Spaces  Faculty of Science website Digital signage Templates

Connect with us

For marketing or communications related inquiries or questions, please contact

If you have identified a need and support for marketing, communications, events or student related activities, please complete this request form to start the process of working together.

Coral Burns
Web Analyst
(403) 210-9401


Erin Guiltenane
Communications Advisor
(403) 210-7584


Melody Harris
Communications and Events Coordinator
(403) 210-9786