Staff Additions in Marketing and Communications

The Department of Marketing and Communications announces staff additions and promotions:

James Wright has been named the director of the Department of Event Services, formally known as Campus Conference Center (CCC), which is now a division in IIT’s Marketing and Communications department. Wright, an IIT alumnus (ARCH ‘08), had previously been director of university events in M&C, where he was responsible for planning the 2013 Commencement, and from 2008 through 2012, he was the assistant director of the CCC.

Marcia Gehring has been hired as the new project manager for Marketing and Communications. Gehring is responsible for managing project flow between the M&C’s graphic designers, writers, web team and special events and will be working with other university departments and print vendors.

Marcia Faye has been named editor of IIT Magazine. She has been senior in-house writer for the magazine and joined IIT in 2007.

Sarah Wright has been named the event marketing coordinator for Marketing and Communications. Wright will be responsible for promoting the rental spaces available on IIT’s Main Campus to outside clients and she will work directly with the Event Services team (formerly the CCC) to manage all events to help them run smoothly. Wright, an IIT alumnus (Humanities ‘12) had previously been external events coordinator in CCC, where she was responsible for assisting with external reservations from 2012 to 2013.