Submitted by Patricia M. Allen
October 15, 2007
Contact: Caroline Jenkins
Director of Media Relations


AMHERST, Mass.—Caroline Jenkins Hanna, former director of media relations at Colgate University, has been named director of media relations at Amherst College. Her appointment became effective Oct. 8.

In the position Hanna will direct Amherst’s media relations program and work with local, regional and national media. She will also provide leadership in creating a new communications strategy for the college.

At Colgate, Hanna served as assistant and associate director of media relations before accepting the position of director of media relations. Before that, she served as a media relations specialist at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y., and an associate editor at Folio: The Magazine for Magazine Management.

Hanna holds a B.A. in English from St. Lawrence University, as well as an M.S. in magazine journalism from Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Public Communications.