Wednesday, March 01, 2017
Stephanie Stuart has been hired as the marketing and public relations director for Parkland College in Champaign.A lifelong resident of Champaign-Urbana, Stuart is a graduate of Urbana High School and the University of Illinois College of Media. She has most recently served as director of communications and community relations for Champaign Unit 4 Schools. During her time in that role, the school district's communication efforts led to the successful passage of a $183.4 million school facilities referendum, approved by voters in November 2016. Prior to Unit 4, Stuart worked in the technology sector at Wolfram Research, leading media relations efforts on a national and global scale. In her new role at Parkland College, Stuart hopes to bring greater awareness to the ways the college engages the community in learning. She is also pursuing a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Illinois at Springfield.