The Office of Communications and External Relations (OCER) supports the marketing and communication needs of Tougaloo College by advancing the College’s position as one of the leaders in higher education. OCER takes an integrated approach to consulting on college-wide projects in order to recommend solutions that present a consistent and effective brand voice across all channels. Through the production and dissemination of specialized publications and collateral materials, and the management of the college’s website and digital properties, the Office of Communications serves as the college's principal communications resource.
Connect With Our Team
Our Team is responsible for managing and overseeing Tougaloo College's media relations, digital communications, social media, graphic design, writing, editing, strategic communications, marketing strategy, and brand management. Coupled with overseeing the college's major communications channels, our team partners with departments across campus to produce communications materials for external audiences, and offers advice and counsel on marketing strategy and effective use of branded communications.
The Office of Communications is located at Blackmon Building. Our office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. If you have any questions regarding any of the areas overseen by our office, please contact us at (601) 977-7904, or e-mail a member of our staff.
Ashley McLaughlin, Ph.D. '12
Director of Communications and External Relations
601-977-7870 - Office
601-790-0729 - Media Related Requests
D’Cory Owens, MSL '12
Digital Media Specialist 601-977-7889
Communications Specialist/Staff Writer