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 within the Central Oregon community and beyond. 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 diversity, equity and inclusivity in all we do. 


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


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


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

We Tell Your Stories

As faculty and staff, you are experts about your people and programs. Let us know about students, faculty, researchers and partners who represent your program and OSU-Cascades. Your stories can have a positive impact on future students, supporters and our community. 

Submit A Story Tip


Who We Are

Blair Garland, Chief Marketing and Engagement Officer

Christine Coffin, Director of Communications & Content Strategy

Chris Fitzpatrick, Art Director

Sara Freedman, Digital Communications Specialist/Copywriter

Robert Gill, Videographer and Photographer

Nicki Migdal, Events Manager

For News Media

We connect journalists with faculty experts and campus leaders, assist news crews with on-campus photography/videography, and inform members of the media through news pitches and news releases. Contact Christine Coffin at 541-322-3152 or 541-788-3438.

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 reflect the OSU-Cascades brand, with templates for letterhead, powerpoint, fliers and more. To download, click here and select the OSU-Cascades icon.

Social Media Policy

Interested in starting a social media account? Click here.

Employee Newsletter

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

Request A Webpage Edit

Use this online form