Office of Public Affairs

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The University of Southern Maine’s Office of Public Affairs is responsible for telling the story of the University through strategic communications, both written and digital, the University’s social media presence and via the news media. The Public Affairs team informs and engages members of the University’s publics, both internal and external, including developing working relationships with reporters and other media representatives, community and corporate partners, legislators and more.

View the Office’s People page to view the team, including our Executive Director of Public Affairs (and Marketing), Director of Communications and Media Relations, Communications and Media Relations Specialist, Social Media and Digital Content Specialist, and Public Relations/Events Promotion Associate.

Members of the press - please contact Danielle Vayenas (Director of Communications) at 207-780-4150, or Daniel Hartill (Media Relations) at 207-780-4744,

If you have a general inquiry and do not know who to contact, feel free to reach out to us using the form below.