Enduring and mutually beneficial relationships are built on trust.
Working with partners across the university, Public Relations and Marketing Communications develops strategies and implements plans and initiatives that foster open and honest communication, the foundation of that trust. Our goal is to produce clear and consistent communication that is fundamental to establishing and maintaining our credibility and building support for our university.
Georgia State is rooted in a culture of independence, entrepreneurship and individual interests that further its mission of teaching, research and public service. Public Relations and Marketing Communications puts the pieces together to create coherent messages that convey the huge impact, depth, breadth and diversity of our university. We seek to build public understanding of and support for the university by clearly communicating its distinctive qualities, its value and importance.
We hope you will join us in telling Georgia State’s compelling story. When we build trust with our key constituencies through integrity and consistency we are building a foundation that enables us to aspire to greatness.
#2 most innovative university in the U.S.**
#3 best undergraduate teaching in the U.S.**
#1 public university in the country for commitment to teaching**
#5 for first-year experience**
#8 in the nation for social mobility**
#10 most ethnically diverse university in the U.S.**
#1 public or nonprofit university in Georgia to confer undergraduate and graduate degrees to African-Americans, Asians and Latinos***
#1 economics faculty in Georgia****
#1 social work school in the U.S. (among those that do not offer a Ph.D.)**
#1 best value law school*****
* Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia
** U.S News & World Report (2019)
*** Diverse: Issues in Higher Education (2018)
**** Southern Economic Journal (2016)
***** National Jurist (2018)
Working with its university partners, Public Relations and Marketing Communications will persuade the right people to do the right things to make Georgia State University one of the nation’s leading research universities and a university of choice for outstanding students.
Through a university-wide public relations effort focused on honest, open and consistent communication, Public Relations and Marketing Communications provides the leadership needed to help the university create and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with individuals and organizations vital to the university’s growth and development. Public Relations and Marketing Communications brings public relations perspectives and strategies into university decision-making and planning. It provides leadership, expertise and services that enhance the quality and effectiveness of the university’s communications projects and programs. It protects, reinforces and elevates the university’s reputation and builds public understanding of its distinctive qualities and the value, importance and impact of its work.