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To our network of 2,500+ alumni and friends - our relationship doesn't end at graduation. We'll continue providing content to support you throughout your career.

Congratulations Graduates

Marketing Communications / Reed College of Media 2022 Commencement

At WVU Marketing Communications, we are proud of the global alumni network we have built through our online programs. With more than 2,000 graduates to-date between the programs, our network is not only strong, but it consists of passionate members of the Mountaineer family.

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Integrate Conference

Celebrate 20 years of Integrated Marketing Communications! Join us June 1-3 for Integrate 2023, which will feature a lineup of alumni who will share experiences and lessons learned from the past 20 years.

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Marcom LinkedIn Network

Whether you are a current student, alumni, faculty or friend, you are welcome to join the WVU Marketing Communications Network LinkedIn Group to connect with your peers, share or receive job opportunities and discuss current trends in the marcom industry.

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Alumni on the Move

Andy Stofleth

Executive Director

Alumni on the Move, SBP Executive Director Andy Stofleth, was recently recognized by the Prime Minister of the Bahamas for SBP’s contributions to retrofit the Rand Memorial Hospital and four clinics across the Bahamas with water purification systems following Hurricane Dorian. Stofleth and his team established a public-private partnership with with the Bahamas Public Hospitals Authority, CDC Foundation and Water Mission to scope, design and build each system to not only produce enough clean water for each hospital and clinic, but the surrounding community in future emergencies. For the last 18 months, the Stofleth and partners invested their time, resources and passions to complete this long-term recovery program.

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Career Support

Mentorship Program

Our yearly WVU Marketing Communications mentorship program will be looking for mentors to volunteer their time and expertise to help guide students through academic and professional pursuits.

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Job Board

Updated every Wednesday, our Job Board features marketing communications industry-specific job openings, many of which have been submitted by alumni in our network. Get the job that fuels your passion and puts your professional prowess to work.

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Continue to Grow In Our Evolving Industry After Graduation

Our industry is in a constant state of evolution and the educational needs of our alumni don't always end with a diploma. To ensure career-spanning value for our alumni, graduates of the Data, Digital and Integrated Marketing Communications master's degree programs at WVU can return after graduation to complete additional classes at a reduced rate to keep their skills sharp or earn additional credentials making them even more competitive as their careers progress.

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Marketing Communications today blog

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My Marcom Story: Alexis Schnell


Lexi Schnell, Integrated Marketing Communications ‘19, shares how her time in the IMC program has guided her career development.

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The Power of Personas: Why Every Career Digital Marketer Should Use Them


Whether you're a seasoned veteran in digital marketing or just starting to find your footing, the importance of truly understanding your audience cannot be understated. The persona sticks out as it brings clarity and precision to your campaigns.

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My Marcom Story: Kirsten McAlpin


Kirsten McAlpin, Integrated Marketing Communications ‘23, shares her professional journey and how she decided on West Virginia University.

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Quit Marketing and Start Creating Experiences


People hate marketing – so much so that millions of them even pay to block and avoid the very messages that marketers are targeting to them. The solution is to quit creating ads and give people what they crave: experiences.

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Give to WVU

The Integrated Marketing Communications & Data Marketing Communications Scholarship Fund is a scholarship established in 2017 that was specifically designed for graduate students in the WVU Reed College of Media's IMC, Data and Digital programs. Every dollar donated goes directly towards scholarships for deserving students.

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