Alumni & Giving

Alumnus? We would love to hear from you!

Submit or update your contact information so that we know how to reach you.

We also have a special page dedicated to highlighting our Alumni’s accomplishments.


Ready to give back? We would love for you to contribute to one of our gift funds.

We  have a secure page dedicated for online donations. Consider giving to our general “Communications Department Fund for Excellence” or “Communication Department General Scholarship Fund. “

How else can you help the department?

Can you host an intern? Contact Lainie Crouch Kaiser, our Internship Program Director, to learn more about how you can involve students in the workplace.  Learn more about our Internship Program.

Would you be available to speak to COM classes?  Alumni are always welcome to share their experiences, careers and advice to our majors.  Please contact Department Chair, Dr. Shari Veil.

Would you consider making a planned monetary donation?  We use discretionary funds to support student scholarships, and faculty and department development activities.  Contact Denise Carl, the Development Officer for the College of Communication and Information, to learn how to make a donation. Or, contribute here.


For info on your College of Communication and Information, visit their website.

  • Brianna Wooten (2011) is
    Communications Coordinator of
    Montgomery County, OH Department of Environmental Services.
  • Keli Reynolds (1997 (B.A.), 2003 (M.A.)) is Servicer Liaison Manager of the
    Kentucky Housing Corporation.
  • Brian Inman (2006) is
    Senior Director of Corporate Membership for the
    Technology Association of Georgia.
  • David Woolley (2006) is
    Key Account Manager of
    C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.
  • Lee Jones (1999) is
    Attorney at Law for
    Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • Summer Lindsay (2002) is
    Director of Human Resources for
    Pennyroyal Mental Health Center.
  • Gordy Hoagland (2012) is a
    Sales and Leasing Specialist for
    ACRE Commercial Real Estate.
  • Elizabeth Petrun is
    Researcher and Project Manager
    National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START)
  • Jesse Barber (2005) is
    VP Sales South for
    Southern Wine & Spirits of Indiana – Prestige Division.
  • Jeremy Dever (2003) is
    Facilitator/Office Operations/Adjunct Faculty for
    Sinclair Community College
  • Elyse Vincent (2010) is
    Project Manager for the International Spa Association.
  • Dr. Brody Ruihley (2005) is
    Assistant Professor of Sport Administration for
    University of Cincinnati
  • Dr. Zachary Henning (2007) is
    Assistant Professor of Communication Studies for
    University of Southern Indiana
  • Rosa Gonzalez (1991) is
    Adviser for Communication and Information Chief, Information and Knowledge Management Unit for
    UNESCO Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau
  • Amira Shalash (2010) is
    Kentucky Market Manager for Kellogg’s
  • Abigail Payne (2006) is
    Director of Recruiting and Development
    for Northwestern Mutual of Louisiana- Lafayette
  • Derrek Patrick (1990) is a
    Broker for
    Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
  • Mollie Hanke (2010) is
    Assistant Sports Information Director for
    Seattle University
  • Cara Franke (2010)
    Assistant Director of Admissions for Recruitment
    University of Kentucky
  • Alexandra Harper (2010)
    Communications and Operations Coordinator
    University of Kentucky Ag Equine Programs