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Marketing and Integrated Communications

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 this form to submit an advertising or promotions project for review. Access our university logos here.

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 also the primary records access officer for purposes of the state’s public records law. 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

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 this form to send your information to the Public Relations Office.

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