Meeting your staff

Sandra Kowalski

Director

Sandra leads the University Marketing and Printing Services departments at Northern Arizona University, reporting to the Vice President of Advancement. She joined the university in 2003 to lead the marketing efforts of its auxiliary departments.

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Prior to joining NAU, Sandra led corporate marketing departments for global firms in the information technology, financial services, and research industries including International Data Corporation (IDC), TowerGroup, and Digital Equipment Corporation.

She has led corporate branding and rebranding initiatives; public relations, web, product launch, creative, and event teams; corporate and internal communications functions; and channel partner programs.

Sandra has served as a member of the NACAS Media Services/Public Relations committee.

She earned an MBA in Marketing from Northeastern University and a BS in Education from the University of Connecticut.

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Trey McCallie

Web Analyst, Lead

Trey serves as the university webmaster and manages the university web presence. He leads the Strategic Web Committee and is responsible for guiding the development of the university's web strategy -- incorporating new technologies and marketing tools.

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He serves as program manager for the EDEN Initiative and supports the university’s brand in all aspects of electronic communication.

He has worked in higher education for more than 14 years with experience at regional universities, research universities, university systems, and state agencies.

He has a background in web development, distance learning, and content management initiatives. His focus is on knowledge management, specifically information architecture, content management, and content reuse. He has also worked as a freelance web developer for more than 15 years.

Trey previously served as Director of Distance Learning and Information Technology for the Texas A&M University System and Manager of Curriculum Services for the Texas Engineering Extension Service.

In these positions he led strategic content management initiatives in support of websites, online learning, and print-based content development and management.

He earned a BS in Education (Composite Science) and an MEd in Instructional Technology from West Texas A&M University.

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Rachel Dueck

Marketing Coordinator

Rachel serves as a marketing consultant to various academic departments on campus. She also reviews artwork created throughout campus and consults with designers to ensure compliance with the graphic identity standards of the university. She supports the marketing photography process and manages the online photo gallery.  

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As part of the EDEN team, she oversees the process of web publishing—loading content into the university's Content Management System (CMS)—and leads help desk support for those learning the system for the first time.

An NAU alumna, Rachel holds a BFA in visual communication with an emphasis in graphic design. Since joining the department in 2009, she has worked in both print and web design.

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Rensu Yang

Senior Graphic Designer

Rensu consults with clients to develop creative designs that resonate with their target audiences, and support and promote the university's visual identity.

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She joined the university in 2007 after earning her Master of Science in Design in Graphic Design/Visual Communication from Arizona State University.

As a freelance designer, Rensu created original artwork for corporate communication and promotional design for clients including Samsung Mobile, OO Entertainment, and Front Network Technology.

In Beijing, she developed package designs, logo designs, television advertisements, and graphic identity systems for clients including the Beijing Ancient Architecture Museum, the China National Bee Museum, and Beijing Jun Ying Property Management Co. In addition to graphic design, Rensu is an accomplished artist.

Rensu holds a BS in Advertising from the Institute of Communication and Art at Beijing Technology and Business University and an MSD in Graphic Design/Visual Communication from Arizona State University.

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