Office of Communications
As director of communications, Erica Blust is responsible for many external and internal communication vehicles of the college, including its website; e-newsletters; social media, and press releases. She also works with many of the college’s administrative office on projects related to recruitment and advancement. She is also responsible for the college’s media relations and works with SU:VPA faculty, staff, and students to promote college news and events within Syracuse University and beyond.
Blust is a member of the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), an international professional association, and currently serves on the executive committee for CASE's District II Accolades and Achievements program. CASE has recognized her work at SU:VPA with a national bronze award for magazine publishing improvement and three regional awards (one silver, two bronze) for the college’s magazine.
Blust has worked for the college since 1996. She holds a bachelor of arts degree in English from Skidmore College and a master of arts degree in magazine journalism from Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.