BLUEFIELD, VA – Bluefield University is pleased to announce the hiring of Rebecca Kasey as the Director of Public Relations and Marketing.
“We are very happy to have Rebecca joining the University in this important role,” said President Dr. David Olive. “We look forward to her serving as the lead author of the Bluefield University story, our marketing coordinator, and as our connection to our many friends in the media.”
Kasey currently serves as the Business Operations and Marketing Coordinator for the City of Bluefield’s Community and Economic Development Department. There she has coordinated projects such as the “Business in MyBluefield” Video Program and was a key coordinator for the Intuit announcement and move into the City of Bluefield. She also managed the publicity, website, and social media, for the Department’s MyBluefield campaign.
“Rebecca has done a wonderful job capturing the energy and essence of our greater community through video and photography,” said Chris Shoemaker, a former Director of Public Relations and Marketing and now a faculty member. “We look forward to having her back on campus to showcase campus life and all Bluefield University offers.”
Kasey is a 2017 graduate of Bluefield University, a former member of the Bluefield University Rams Tennis team, and a current member of the Bluefield University Alumni Association Board of Directors. As a student, she also served as an intern for the Bluefield University Public Relations and Marketing Department. She resides in Bluefield, West Virginia with her husband, Rodney (’15) who also works at Bluefield University as the Director of the Herb Sims Wellness Center and as the Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Athletics Department.
“I am very excited about the opportunity to serve my alma mater and community. I want to thank the City of Bluefield and Jim Spencer, Community and Economic Development Director, for the wonderful opportunities that have prepared me for this next step,” said Kasey.