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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.

Owen Stockden
Director, Marketing and Communications
* Please contact for any media inquiries

Melody Harris
Communications and Events Coordinator


Alexandra Seidman
Communications Advisor

Coral Burns
Web Analyst