Meeting your staff

Sandra Kowalski


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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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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