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Communications & Marketing Staff

The Office of Communications and Marketing leads overall marketing and communications for SUNY Geneseo. We promote and safeguard the College's reputation of excellence through photography, video, print and web design, copywriting, news stories, and media relations. We manage the College website and social media channels, and produce Geneseo's official print publications.

The Office of Communications and Marketing also oversees the College’s editorial style and graphic identity system, maintaining consistency across communications from entities and individuals representing the College. Official SUNY Geneseo style guides are available on this website. 

Contact Info

Communications & Marketing
Doty Hall 228
One College Circle
Geneseo, NY, 14454
Phone: (585) 245-5516
Fax: (585) 245-5526

Dave Irwin
David Irwin
Interim Chief Communications and Marketing Officer
Monique Patenaude
Monique Patenaude, PhD
Director of Media Relations
Brian Bennett
Brian Bennett
Director of Strategic Initiatives
Graphic Design, Trademarks & Licensing
Carole Volpe
Carole Volpe '91
Creative Director
Graphic Design
Kris Dreessen
Kris Dreessen
Manager of Editorial Services
Geneseo Scene Magazine Editor
Keith Walters
Keith Walters '11
Director of Multimedia
Photography, Video, Social Media
Kristy Barkan
Kristy Barkan
Director of Digital Communications
Web, Social Media
Mat Johnson
Mat Johnson
Melissa Tracy
Melissa Tracy
Administrative Assistant
Robyn Rime
Robyn Rime
Senior Writer & Editor
Betsy Harris
Betsy Harris
Digital Coordinator
Social Media, Digital Advertising, Web