Clemson University provides a variety of communications, marketing and public relations services to University departments through the Office of Public Affairs. Award-winning professional staff members help departments recruit students, generate awareness of their programs, develop marketing campaigns for special events such as groundbreakings, anniversaries and symposia, generate media coverage, place by-lined guest editorials, develop promotional materials, and manage internal and external media coverage during emergency situations.
Public Affairs is the umbrella administrative unit that includes:
In addition to leadership of these units, Public Affairs staff members provide strategic planning in marketing and communications, crisis communications support, executive speechwriting, community relations, and other executive-level communications support. The Chief Public Affairs Officer also serves as Clemson University’s primary spokesperson.