ITTA BENA-- Mississippi Valley State University recently named Brittany Davis-Green as its new Director of Communication and Marketing.
An experienced journalist turned public relations professional, Green began in her new role at MVSU Oct. 2.
A native of Indianola, MS, she previously served as the Chief Communications Officer and Branding Identity for Coahoma Community College in Clarksdale, MS, where she played an integral role in growing the institution’s social media following and enhancing its media exposure.
Prior to that, she was an award-winning journalist with the Mississippi Press Association for The Enterprise-Tocsin newspaper.
At MVSU, Green serves as the University’s official spokesperson and leads the Office of Communications and Marketing in its efforts to develop integrated marketing strategies and to promote a positive image of the University.
“Receiving the opportunity to work for a university that plays such a pivotal role in the livelihood of my home, the Mississippi Delta, is indeed an honor,” said Green. “I’m excited about the opportunity to accentuate the myriad of positive things happening here at MVSU and to highlight the impact Valley is making in this region and across the world.”
Interim Vice President of University Advancement Dameon Shaw is excited to welcome Green aboard.
“We have a talented Communications and Marketing team here at MVSU, and Brittany’s first-hand knowledge of the assets and unique challenges we have facing the Mississippi Delta, as well as her diverse skill set and experience in the communications and marketing sphere, makes her the ideal fit,” Shaw said. “We are expecting great things from Brittany as we continue to expand MVSU’s prominence in the world of higher education.”
Green said she is looking forward to collaborating with members of MVSU community in her new role.
“Valley is a special place that offers unique opportunities for individuals to develop educationally as well as personally. I look forward to working with the leadership team and the entire MVSU community as we push forward in solidarity to continue living up to our slogan, ‘One Team. One Goal. One Valley. …In Motion.’”
Green obtained a bachelor’s degree in Journalism and a master’s degree in Liberal Studies from Delta State University.
She is a member of the College Public Relations Association of Mississippi and the Kappa Alpha Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.
Green currently resides in Cleveland, MS with her husband, LeMarrick, and their two children— LeMarrick Jr. and Bailei.