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University Relations

East Tennessee State University

Media Relations

ETSU University Relations staff members are assigned to cover specific colleges, divisions, and offices across the East Tennessee State University campus. 

Members of the news media are encouraged to contact a staff member at the numbers below, or, to reach the main University Relations office, call (423) 439-4317.

Joe Smith 
Executive Assistant to the President for University Relations/Chief Communications Officer
(423) 439-5707


·         Office of the President

·         Chief Financial Officer

·         Chief Operating Officer

·         Academic Affairs

·         Advancement (administrative)

·         Office of Equity and Inclusion

·         Facilities Management

·         Human Resources

·         Internal Audit

·         University Counsel

·         Registrar’s Office

Clemmer College

·         Counseling and Human Services

·         Curriculum & Instruction

·         Early Childhood Education

·         Educational Foundations & Special Education

·         Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis

·         Sport, Exercise, Recreation and Kinesiology

·         Quillen Chair of Excellence in Education

·         Center for Community College Leadership

·         Center of Excellence in Early Childhood Learning and Development

·         Mathematics & Science Education

·         Center of Excellence for Sport Science and Coach Education

Crisis Issues

Public Safety

University School

Theatre and Dance (College of Arts and Sciences)

WETS-FM (89.5)

Amanda Mowell
Director of Communication 
(423) 439-5715

Internal Communication

·         Weekly Update

·         From President Noland’s Notepads

·         Issues Management

·         ETSU Accent

·         ETSU News website

College of Business and Technology

·         Accountancy

·         Bureau of Business and Economic Research

·         Center for Banking

·         Computing

·         Digital Media

·         Economics and Finance

·         Engineering

·         Engineering Technology

·         Interior Architecture

·         Management and Marketing

·         Military Science/ROTC

·         Surveying and Mapping

·         Tennessee Small Business Development Center

Fraternity & Sorority Life

Roan Scholars Leadership Program

Dean’s list and graduation list

ETSU Elevates

ETSU Online

Innovation Lab

Jennifer Hill 
Assistant Director 
(423) 439-5693 


Charles C. Sherrod Library

College of Arts and Sciences

·         Africana Studies Program

·         Appalachian Studies

·         Art and Design

·         Basler Chair of Excellence

·         Biological Sciences

·         Bluegrass, Old-Time and Country Music Studies

·         Center for Appalachian Services

·         Center of Excellence in Paleontology

·         Chemistry

·         Criminal Justice and Criminology

·         Communication and Performance (Storytelling)

·         Geosciences

·         History

·         Literature and Language

·         Mary B. Martin School of the Arts

·         Mathematics and Statistics

·         Media and Communication

·         Medical Professions

·         Music

·         Philosophy and Humanities

·         Physics and Astronomy

·         Political Science, International Affairs and Public Administration

·         Psychology

·         Sociology and Anthropology

·         Division of Storytelling


ETSU Events listing

ETSU Natural History Museum - Gray Fossil Site

George L. Carter Railroad Museum

Honors College

·         International Programs and Studies

Information Technology

Martin Center for the Arts

Postal Services

Reece Museum

Religious Centers

School of Graduate Studies

Slocumb Galleries

Student Life and Enrollment

·         Admissions

·         Adult Commuter Transfer Services (ACTS)

·         Campus Recreation

·         Counseling Center

·         Dining Services

·         Disability Services

·         Financial Aid

·         Housing & Residence Life

·         ID Services

·         Leadership and Civic Engagement

·         Multicultural Center

·         New Student & Family Programs

·         Scholarships

·         Student Activities and Organizations

·         Culp Center

·         Student Media

·         TRIO Programs

·         University Advisement

·         University Advisement Center

·         University Career Services

·         Veterans Affairs

Melissa Nipper 
Assistant Director of Communications 
(423) 439-4325

Academic Health Sciences Center

Center for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment

Center for Rural Health Research

Johnson City Community Health Center

Johnson City Downtown Day Center

Quillen College of Medicine

·         Biomedical Graduate Program

·         Center of Excellence for HIV/AIDS

·         Center of Excellence in Inflammation, Infectious Disease and Immunity     

·         Department of Biomedical Sciences

·         Family Medicine

·         Internal Medicine

·         Medical Library

·         Obstetrics and Gynecology

·         Pathology

·         Pediatrics

·         Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

·         Surgery

College of Nursing

·         Graduate Programs

·         Nurse managed clinics

·         Undergraduate Programs

College of Public Health

·         Biostatistics and Epidemiology

·         Community and Behavioral Health

·         Environmental Health

·         Health Services Management and Policy

·         Health Sciences

College of Clinical and Rehabilitative Health Sciences

·         Allied Health Sciences

·         Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

·         Dental Hygiene Clinic

·         Gary E Shealy Memorial ALS Clinic

·         Nutrition

·         Physical Therapy

·         Social Work

·         Speech Clinic and Hearing Clinic

Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy

·         Pharmaceutical Sciences

·         Pharmacy Practice

Eastman Valleybrook campus

ETSU Health

Student Health Services

Tennessee Institute of Public Health


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