People

Staff

Interim Director of Communications & Marketing

Social Media Strategist

(207) 221-4359

ntowne@une.edu

Ginn Hall
101

A social media strategist and community manager with a passion for education and entrepreneurship, Nate is an integrated marketing communications professional with more than a decade of experience in the public relations and communications industry. Upon receiving his master's degree in integrated marketing communications from Emerson College, Nate launched his solo communications consultancy while moonlighting as a syndicated columnist, freelance reporter and blogger. After a cross-country move to the nation's heartland led to a seven-year stint at some of the nation's largest advertising and public relations agencies,  he...

Expertise

LinkedIn

Twitter

Integrated Marketing Communications

Social Media

Facebook

YouTube

Communications Assistant

(207) 602-2169

jaranovitch@une.edu

Gregory Hall

Jennie came to UNE in 2009 and joined the Communications Office in 2012.  She graduated summa cum laude from Colby College in 1999 as an English major.  A Rhodes Scholarship finalist, she attended Oxford University in England, where she specialized in Renaissance poetry.

Jennie’s work in Communications spans several areas.  She writes press releases about the University, which she distributes internally via UNE’s website and externally to various media outlets.  She also writes news stories and in-depth feature profiles specifically...

Expertise

Writing

proofreading

grammatical accuracy

Laura Duffy

Graphic Design Manager

(207) 221-4236

lduffy@une.edu

Ginn Hall
107

Laura Duffy’s role as part of UNE’s professional creative team is to help tell the unique story of the University through print design. From conception to production, she brings a passion for color, typography and all-things-visual.

A native of Kennebunk, Maine, Laura holds a B.S. in visual communications from the University of Minnesota, where she concentrated in illustration. 

April Forristall

Web Editor

(207) 221-4322

aforristall@une.edu

Ginn Hall
103

April comes to UNE from Diversified Communications where she started as the editorial assistant for SeaFood Business magazine, a leading seafood industry publication. From there, she moved into the assistant editor role and was instrumental in developing and launching SeafoodSource.com, a business-to-business website for the seafood industry.

Prior to that, she attended the University of Maine in Orono to earn a B.A. in Journalism.

University Photographer

hhaywood@une.edu

Ginn Hall
111

Holly Haywood earned her B.F.A. from Rochester Institute of Technology in Photojournalism and Film, where she fell for both — the stayed moment and the moving picture — at different times. Years of darkroom work at Colorado State University followed and then a move back east. She has co-owned a photography business, worked in multi-media and is glad the circle has returned her to her initial passion. 

Holly loves her daughters, documentary photography, portraiture and running with her dogs each and...

Web Manager/Designer

(207) 221-4774

njandreau@une.edu

Ginn Hall
105

Expertise

Web Design (Desktop and Mobile)

Adobe Creative Suite

HTML5

XML

CSS

Digital Video & Audio Production

DVD Studio Pro

Facebook

Twitter

iTunes U

Apple Computers

Drupal

Final Cut

YouTube

Microsoft Office

Keynote

Film Producer/Director

(207) 221-5710

dlambert2@une.edu

Ginn Hall
109

Daniel Lambert’s primary goal is to tell the stories of the University of New England through film and video. Whether he’s jumping on a boat to film UNE students catching and studying sturgeon, or filming to promote one of UNE’s undergraduate, graduate or professional programs, Dan is living the dream at UNE.

Dan has been producing and directing documentaries and short films for more than fifteen years. Prior to joining UNE in 2014, he was a longtime director/producer at Maine Public Broadcasting Network...

Marine Miller

Graphic Designer

(207) 221-4286

mmiller17@une.edu

Ginn Hall
107

Marine Miller received an M.F.A. in visual communications in 2005 from the School of Art Institute of Chicago. Her design experience includes exhibition, in-house and publishing. Four of her artist's books are included in the Joan Flasch Artist Book Collection. She relocated to Portland in 2013.

Web Developer

(207) 221-4774

dmorin5@une.edu

Doug Morin specializes in website development and customization, focusing on intuitive and responsive front-end user interfaces. His areas of expertise include the following: Drupal development, systems design and development, database design and development, and team workflow facilitation.

Doug joined the University of New England's Office of Marketing and Communications in 2011. Since joining the team, Doug played an integral role in creating and launching UNE’s new modern and responsive website, designed to provide more flexibility when marketing to prospective students....

Expertise

Drupal

Web Development

Systems Analysis and Design

User Interface Design

Database Design and Development

PHP

HTML5

JavaScript

XML

SQL

CSS

CSS3

GIT

Chief Writer

Adjunct Instructor

(207) 602-2780

jpahigian@une.edu

Gregory Hall

Josh Pahigian writes and manages writing content for various print and web-based platforms to promote UNE. He also serves as an instructor in the Center for Global Humanities, teaching the annual Seminar Series courses (CGH 490).

Josh has been affiliated with UNE since 2004, when he joined the English Department as an adjunct instructor. In addition to teaching writing and literature courses, he was the founding faculty advisor for The Nor'easter News

He is also the author of...

Expertise

Writing

Writing Instruction

Script Writing

Content Editing

Copy Editing

Communications Specialist

(207) 221-4376

jporto@une.edu

Ginn Hall
103

Jen comes to UNE with a background in corporate and non-profit public relations and digital strategy. As Communications Specialist, she helps amplify the stories and people that make UNE such a special place. Her specialties include short-form writing, experiential marketing, and promotions. Jen earned her M.S. in Public Relations at Boston University and graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Maine in Orono with her B.A. in Theatre, minoring in Mass Communication. In her spare time she freelance writes for environment and...

Expertise

Public Relations

Social Media

Experiential Marketing

Digital Strategy