Media Relations

The Office of Marketing offers a knowledgeable staff with vast experience in media relations. The office is prepared and willing to speak with media representatives and provide assistance and respond to inquiries.

The staff can assist in scheduling, interviewing, and press release messaging as well as answer questions about the University or any of the University’s offices or departments.

News Coverage Coordination:
If you are a member of the media and need assistance with contacting experts in a particular field or need general information about Mount Union, please contact Ryan Smith, assistant director of marketing at (330) 823-6045 or

The office understands that time may be of the essence, so please feel free to check out our Newsroom for recent press releases authorized by the institution. Not only do we provide this opportunity for the media, but we also have up-to-the-minute postings on what is happening at Mount Union on Twitter.

The Mount Union Purple Raiders have a strong athletic tradition. Affiliated with the NCAA Division III and Ohio Athletic Conference, the University offers 21 intercollegiate athletic teams. Please feel free to contact our director of sports information for any direct questions, photos, story ideas, or tips. For continual updates follow Purple Raiders on Twitter.

Hometown News:
If you are a student or parent and would like to publicize an achievement in your hometown newspaper, click here to fill out a hometown release form.

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