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Marketing & Communications

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    Maps and Directions Marketing & Communications
    Phone: 218.477.2110
    Fax: 218.477.5086
    Email: marketingteam@mnstate.edu
    Location: Weld Lower Level

    Marketing Staff

  • Arntson, David
    Photographer
    Marketing & Communications

    Office: WE 7B
    Phone: 218.477.2338
    Email: arntson@mnstate.edu
    Web Site:

    Berning, Katie
    Visual Communications Coordinator
    Marketing & Communications

    Office: WE
    Phone: 218.477.2340
    Email: berninka@mnstate.edu
    Web Site:
    I create and design large format marketing materials for the internal and external promotion of MSUM. I work with creating materials such as banners, signage and large format posters for departments that incorporate MSUM’s visual identity. I also handle the rentals for MSUM products such as table blankets, banners and the press backdrop.

    Donahue, Jennifer
    Visual Communications Coordinator
    Marketing & Communications

    Office: WE
    Phone: 218.477.2340
    Email: jennifer.donahue@mnstate.edu
    Web Site:

    Faken, Katie
    Graphic Designer
    Marketing & Communications

    Office: WE 5
    Phone: 218.477.2866
    Email: katie.faken@mnstate.edu
    Web Site:
    I design, update and create promotional and informational marketing materials for the internal and external promotion of MSUM. I conceptualize original ideas, create artistic marketing solutions, and integrate MSUM’s brand attributes and visual identity system into their print, online and electronic communication messages. I graduated from MSUM with a B.F.A. in graphic design and a B.S. degree in journalism.

    Feir, Meghan
    Information Officer 2
    Marketing & Communications

    Office: WE 11A
    Phone: 218.477.2399
    Email: feirme@mnstate.edu
    Web Site: www.facebook.com/msumoorhead
    As the digital marketing specialist in the Marketing Department, I manage, analyze and create content for the university’s official social media accounts. I also write and edit various types of material, along with other responsibilities. I graduated from MSUM with a B.A. in English and mass communications and a minor in music.

    Lien, Derek
    Design/Communications Coordinator
    Marketing & Communications

    Office: WE 5A
    Phone: 218.477.2208
    Email: liende@mnstate.edu
    Web Site:
    I create and design promotional and informational marketing materials for the internal and external promotion of MSUM. I work with academic departments and the broader University community to create designs that integrate MSUM's brand attributes and visual identity system into their print and electronic communication messages.

    Monson, Kristi
    Asst Dir of Mktg & Comm
    Marketing & Communications

    Office: WE 11C
    Phone: 218.477.2110
    Email: kristi.monson@mnstate.edu
    Web Site:
    As assistant director of marketing and communications, I assist clients with their strategic communication and marketing needs and particularly enjoy sharing our student and alumni stories. I hold a B.S. in mass communications and an MBA, both from MSUM, and have more than 25 years experience working in marketing, communications, freelance writing and editing.

    Nygard, Gerald
    University Print Shop Supervisor 1
    Copy2Print

    Office: GR 102A
    Phone: 218.477.2098
    Email: nygardgl@mnstate.edu
    Web Site:
    I am the Copy2Print printing manager. I have been in the printing trade for 37 years. I am a graduate from NDSCS and am on my 27th school year of employment at MSUM. Copy2Print is the in-house copy center for MSUM.

    Wahlberg, David
    Executive Director for Communications & Marketing
    Marketing & Communications

    Office: OW 203D
    Phone: 218.477.2175
    Email: david.wahlberg@mnstate.edu
    Web Site: www.mnstate.edu/leadership/wahlberg.aspx
    As executive director of marketing and communications, I direct the university's strategic marketing and communications efforts, work on special community projects and serve as university spokesperson.