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Director of Marketing and Communications

Part-Time Faculty

CI 332

Brenda Sheridan has an extensive background in higher education administration that has spanned both private and public institutions. She is currently the Director of Marketing and Communications at the School of Communication and Information. (SC&I) At SC&I, she is responsible for the marketing of the academic programs, the communication strategy including social media, and the promotion of the faculty's research to sustain the school's reputation. Sheridan is also part of the website team and supervises multiple staff members and interns each semester.

Before arriving at Rutgers, she served as the Director of Communication and Executive Director of Drexel University Computing Academy at the College of Computing & Informatics at Drexel University.

Sheridan also teaches in SC&I's Professional Development Studies program specializing in Smart PR Measurement, Social Media Strategies, and Marketing Communications. 

Sheridan has an Ed.D. from the University of Pittsburgh in Higher Education Administration, a Masters from West Virginia University in Broadcast Journalism, and a Bachelors from Penn State in Journalism. Finally, she is a member of Kappa Tau Alpha, National Journalism Honorary, and has worked in higher education as a part-time faculty member, fundraiser, and administrator.


University of Pittsburgh
Ed.D., Higher Education Administration

West Virginia University
M.A., Journalism

Penn State University
B.A., Broadcast Journalism