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Office of Public Relations

Office of Public Relations

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The Office of Public Relations is the official liaison between the University and local, regional, state, and national print and broadcast media, and all requests for media coverage for University-related activities are handled by Public Relations.  News releases, photographs, and public service announcements are released by Public Relations. OPR also provides communications services to the McNeese Foundation, Athletic Foundation and Alumni Association.

The Office of Public Relations facilitates communication and delivers information to internal constituencies through internal publications and printed materials.

Public Relations collaborates with and provides assistance to the Office of Marketing and Licensing, Webmaster and Multi-Media Specialists to ensure implementation of the University Marketing Plan.

The Office of Public Information and Communications  provides administrative, technical, and clerical support to the student newspaper and yearbook.

Consistency of University Publications, Video Productions, Stationery, and Internet Pages
To ensure that all written and visual promotional materials, publications, and advertising are clear, factually correct, current, and consistent in describing the University, adhere to principals of good educational practice, accurately report the University's equal opportunity, access policies, accreditation status and trademark agreements,  the Office of Public Relations, in conjunction with the Office of Marketing and Licensing, has been designated as the clearinghouse for all University publications and video productions.