What We Do

The Community Relations & Marketing team upholds and maintains the OSU brand and its distinct expression on behalf of OSU-Cascades. We build awareness and support for OSU-Cascades. The products of our work are branded marketing campaigns, integrated communications, web projects, public lectures and events, and client service and project management. We partner with faculty, staff and students to showcase their work and tell their stories, and help them achieve their communication goals. We strive to represent equity and inclusivity in all we do. 


  • Marketing strategy
  • Creative production (graphic design, digital and web, video, writing)
  • Client and project management


  • News and research communications
  • Media relations
  • Internal communications
  • Crisis communications
  • Community relations


  • Web strategy
  • Web content management
  • Social media
  • Branded email communication


  • Event strategy and execution
  • Public lectures and events

Who We Are

Blair Garland, Senior Director of Community Relations and Marketing

Christine Coffin, Director of Communications & Outreach

Nathan Moses, Assistant Director of Conference Services and University Events

Sara Freedman, Web Communications Specialist/Writer

Jonathan Vlasak, Senior Graphic Designer

For News Media

We connect news reporters with faculty experts and campus leaders, assist news crews with on campus photography/videography, and help members of the media with photography, news stories and news releases. Contact Christine Coffin at 541-322-3152.

Request Marketing Support

The Marketing & Communications team can give your project the expertise it needs. Tell us more about your project via the Request Form.

Brand Templates

Your work and the work of your department can also reflect the OSU-Cascades brand, with templates for letterhead, powerpoint, fliers and more. To download, click here and choose the OSU-Cascades icon.

Social Media Policy

Interested in starting a social media account? Click here.

Employee Newsletter

Submit item by 3:00 p.m. on Friday for the following Monday employee newsletter.

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