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Communication and Marketing
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Communication and Marketing

A.T. Still University’s Communication & Marketing (C&M) team leads the University’s branding, strategic marketing, and institutional-level integrated communications efforts for both internal and external audiences. Our team of communication professionals are dedicated to developing publications, websites, and other communications to promote the University and its mission.

Marketing and Creative Services

The Marketing and Creative Services team provides creative marketing, brand management, design, editing/writing services, and print production for the University. C&M staff produces a wide variety of digital and printed communications, ranging from brochures and websites to advertisements and institutional-level publications. Our marketing, graphic design, and creative services team is responsible for creating compelling, consistent messages to leverage University information and news among our various audiences.

Web and Social Media Services

The Web and Social Media team communicates information with external audiences by sharing information and telling University-related stories through the web, video, social media, and internal communications.

  • University Media Policies +

    • ATSU Media Policies

      A.T. Still University (ATSU) media policies set the principles that guide our University's approach to media relations and the procedures for coordinating and managing media relations. The outlined policies are essential for campus security, media hospitality, and the positive management of media relations for ATSU.

      Media Information

      ATSU welcomes media interaction and visits to our campus from local, state, and national media. ATSU Communication & Marketing (C&M) public relations representatives are responsible for handling all media contacts regarding ATSU, its faculty, staff, and student body. Contact C&M public relations at or 660.626.2539.

      Media Guidelines

      • ATSU C&M should be the first point of contact for all members of the media prior to conducting their work on University property or with University representatives via telephone, email, or in-person interactions. ATSU faculty, staff, and students who are approached directly by a member of the media are advised to refer them to ATSU C&M.
      • C&M’s public relations staff will serve as hosts and help facilitate media requests for information, interviews, ATSU experts, and campus visits. The public relations staff will also inform campus security of media clearance.
      • To protect the safety, privacy, and proprietary work of faculty, staff, and students, a public relations staff member should escort media representatives at all times on ATSU property.
      • Without prior authorization, news media are only allowed to work from public sidewalks and streets. Access to buildings, walkways, and green spaces is not permitted; and their vehicles and equipment cannot obscure vehicle or pedestrian traffic.
      • Press credentials must be worn on campus at all times. Identification must be shown upon request
      • Members of the media may not, for any reason, disrupt classes, clinics, or scheduled activities without prior permission and escort by a C&M public relations staff member.
      • ATSU is a private institution with its own rules and regulations. Contact C&M with any questions, comments, or concerns

      Photography, Videography, Audio

      • ATSU encourages the media to take photos and video footage on campus. However, if the footage is for profit or to endorse an opinion or political statement, C&M must approve its use.
      • Members of the media should not attempt to enter classes, campus residences, or workplaces for filming purposes without first gaining consent from C&M. University public relations staff must be present to help facilitate filming or interviews and to secure signatures on appropriate media release forms. For inquiries about photo, video, and audio opportunities, contact C&M.
      • C&M’s public relations staff may be able to provide assistance in obtaining images from the University’s photo library/archives. Photographs provided by the University are to be used with appropriate credit and for editorial purposes only. Manipulating images to change editorial content is prohibited.
      • Photo release forms can be found here:

      Press Conferences

      • ATSU may find it necessary to hold a press conference to address the media on a pressing matter or event. Locations for press conferences may vary; media will be notified of the location via a media alert from C&M. These locations may change at the discretion of ATSU’s president.

      General Information

      • Any information including, but not limited to, text, photos, audio, or video that is provided to the media by C&M or an official ATSU spokesperson may be used in any media publication.
      • Information divulged from any faculty, student, or staff member of ATSU by either direct quote or through social media does not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of ATSU. Individual comments and opinions represent their own personal views and must not be presented or considered reflective of ATSU as a whole or its leadership.
      • Contact C&M to be added to the distribution list of media receiving information regarding ATSU and news releases.

      Emergencies and Exceptions

      • In the event of an emergency situation, media should contact ATSU’s C&M.
      • All media policies are subject to change and/or revision at any time without notice. If you have questions regarding any such changes, contact C&M.

  • Community, Public, and Media Relations +

    • Community, Public, and Media Relations

      ATSU Communication & Marketing (C&M) is responsible for community, public, and media relations on behalf of the University.

      Community & Public Relations

      ATSU public relations staff develop, coordinate, and manage relationships between the University and communities our campuses and sites serve, including relationships with Chambers of Commerce, community and civic organizations, and a variety of external partners.

      Requests for use of ATSU Facilities

      ATSU values our partnerships with various community, civic, and professional organizations, and upon request, will entertain requests for use of University facilities in support of our community or partners.

      External groups and organizations who wish to host an event on ATSU's Kirksville, Missouri, campus must complete and submit the University's Facilities Use Agreement form a minimum of three weeks prior to their proposed event for approval by the University.

      Questions related to facilities use and availability may be addressed to ATSU’s public relations team by calling 660.626.2272 or via email at

      Completed Facilities Use Agreement forms must be submitted to ATSU Communication & Marketing at for the University’s review and approval. Questions related to facilities use and availability may be addressed to ATSU’s public relations team by calling 660.626.2272 or via email at

      Media Relations

      All University media relationships, including requests for ATSU experts, media inquiries, campus interactions, interviews, campus visits, and news releases, are managed by ATSU’s public relations staff. Contact C&M public relations at or 660.626.2539 for media inquiries or to plan for media coverage of ATSU initiatives or events.

  • Contact C&M +

    • For any other questions about C&M, email or call 660.626.2272

      C&M physical office locations:

      1123 N. Osteopathy St., Kirksville, MO 63501

      • Send mail to 800 W. Jefferson St., Kirksville, MO 63501

      5845 E. Still Circle, Suite 216, Mesa, AZ 85206

      • Send mail to 5850 E. Still Circle, Mesa, AZ 85206