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Marketing and Integrated Communications

Exterior of Hammond HallFALL 2020 UPDATE: The Office of Marketing and Integrated Communications will provide in person services on a walk-in basis,  Monday - Friday from 8am - 5pm. The office will also offer appointments remotely, if employees prefer to meet remote, please contact the member of the office you wish to meet with.  

The Marketing and Integrated Communications Department was created in 2017 to lead the University's communications, marketing, messaging, public relations and branding activities.

Executive Director Marilyn Siderwicz oversees the Public Relations Director, the Product Marketing Director, and the Digital Content Manager and provides guidance, policies and consulting services to faculty, staff and student organizations who require communications strategies and materials.

Working with Print Services, the staff is uniquely positioned to coordinate with all university departments to plan and execute integrated marketing campaigns. The team also coaches departmental and student club web content managers on best practices for the website and social media channels.

Complete the Project Submission form to submit an advertising or promotions project for review. Access our university logos on our website.

Marketing and Communications policies and procedures will be updated online on a continuous basis and shared through university-wide communications.

Contact the department directly with any questions by emailing The office is located on the lower level of Mazzaferro Hall (Room 100).

Public Relations

The Public Relations Office is a source of news and information about Fitchburg State University. Director of Public Relations Matthew Bruun is the media contact for Fitchburg State and produces press releases on university events as well as articles for the University's publications. He is available to faculty and staff as a resource for writing and proofreading department publications.

Contact Matthew Bruun at or 978.665.4694, or send mail to:

Public Relations Office
Fitchburg State University
160 Pearl St.
Fitchburg, MA 01420

Public Records Requests

Requests for public records are handled in accordance with the Massachusetts Public Records Law. This law broadly defines "public records" to include "all books, papers, maps, photographs, recorded tapes, financial statements, statistical tabulations, or other documentary materials or data, regardless of physical form or characteristics, made or received by any officer or employee" of the state of Massachusetts. The information will be processed upon receipt, and the report will be emailed to the address provided in the request.

Fitchburg State University's designated Records Access Officer is Matthew Bruun, Director of Public Relations. 

Public Records Access Officer
Matthew Bruun
Fitchburg State University
978.665.4694 (Office)

More information about the law can be found in the Guide to the Massachusetts Public Records Law (PDF).

To request a copy of a University Police report, please use the Public Record Request form (PDF) or visit the University Police forms and links page.

Request for Publicity

The Public Relations Office at Fitchburg State University works with local, state and national media to promote news and information about the University and its respective departments and organizations. Use the Request for Publicity form to send your information to the Public Relations Office.

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