Recent Posts

Hiring announcement: Senior Partners, Communications & Marketing

External Relations and the SET external engagement workstream are pleased to announce the appointments of the five Senior Partners, Communications & Marketing.

Hiring announcement: Prospect Management and Research, Development

External Relations is pleased to announce that Rena Liviniuk has accepted the position of Manager, Prospect Management and Research, Development

Hiring announcement: Manager, Events

External Relations is pleased to announce that Colleen Elliott has accepted the position of Manager, Events.

ER initiates knowledge transfer process

External Relations initiates a "knowledge transfer" process to ensure success.

Hiring announcement: Director of Brand

External Relations is pleased to announce that Laurenne Spratt will join the marketing team as the Director of Brand.

Hiring announcement: Director of Marketing - Development and Demand Generation

External Relations is pleased to announce that Jocelyn Love will join the marketing team as the Director of Marketing - Development and Demand Generation.

Hiring announcement: Director of Recruitment Marketing

External Relations is pleased to announce that Jaylene Ulmer will join the marketing team as the Director of Recruitment Marketing

Hiring announcement: Director of Media Strategy

External Relations is pleased to announce that Jennifer Crosby is joining the University of Alberta as the new Director of Media Strategy.

Hiring announcement: Director of Internal Communications

External Relations is pleased to announce that Lindsay Bliss has been hired as the new Director of Internal Communications.

Hiring announcement: Director of Editorial Strategy

External Relations is pleased to announce that Lisa Cook will be joining the leadership team in the role of Director of Editorial Strategy.

Hiring announcement: Director of Communications and Marketing Partnerships

External Relations is pleased to announce that Salena Kitteringham will join the team as the Director of Communications and Marketing Partnerships.

Ask SET Anything: External Engagement Edition recap

Last Wednesday, the SET team hosted another edition of our Ask SET Anything event series. This edition focused on external engagement, and staff were invited to learn more about the new External Relations structure, raise questions, concerns, and share feedback.

Ask SET Anything: External Engagement Edition tomorrow!

To provide staff with an opportunity to learn more about the new ER structure and ask questions, SET will be hosting our next Ask SET Anything: External Engagement Edition tomorrow, August 25, from 11 a.m. to noon.

Discovery update: External Engagement

The external engagement workstream has concluded its discovery phase, engaging with functional experts and leaders to gain a better understanding of the current state of external engagement-related activities across the university.

Hiring announcement: Director of Issues Management

Jillian Hamilton has been appointed Director of Issues Management in the External Relations portfolio.

Hiring announcement: AVP Strategic Communications

After a competitive search, I am delighted to announce Jennifer Pascoe as Associate Vice-President, Strategic Communications.

Transforming the External Relations structure

Elan MacDonald, VP External Relations, shares the new External Relations organizational structure.

External engagement stream update

External Relations has begun discussions on possible structure and organizational design.

External engagement service catalogue

Discover where services and processes will fall within the new model’s service delivery areas on the External Engagement Service Catalogue, now available on the web page.

Hiring announcement: Associate Vice-President, Marketing

After an intensive search, Sonia Piano will be joining the External Relations team as Associate Vice-President, Marketing on June 2.

External engagement discovery update

External engagement will now begin analyzing discovery data.

Hiring announcement: Chief of Staff, Vice-President, University Services and Finance

Charleen Schmidt has accepted the role of Chief of Staff, Vice-President University Services and Finance, starting June 7.

External engagement workstream working with stakeholders

External engagement has ramped up the discovery process working with faculties and units enterprise-wide.

External engagement workstream update

The external engagement stream web page has been updated with answers to new frequently asked questions.