Communications Staff

Vice President

Elizabeth Conlisk

Interim Chief of Communications and Marketing

As interim chief of the Office of Communications and Marketing, Elizabeth Conlisk leads the College’s strategic communications efforts, including brand management and marketing, media relations, web communications and digital and social media. She also works with the president, executive officers and other campus leaders to set policy and manage issues.

Elizabeth Conlisk


Carly Kite

Director of Strategic Marketing & Communications

As director of strategic marketing and communications, Carly Kite oversees strategy and execution of integrated marketing campaigns that elevate the reputation of Mount Holyoke College. She leads a team of professionals who work in the areas of design, email marketing, social media, video and copywriting for internal and external audiences.

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Deb Garrity

Interim Director of Web Communications and Development

Deb Garrity is responsible for providing the tools and training necessary for campus partners to tell the stories of the College across digital platforms. She brings the website and other digital communication to life by coding web pages as well as blog and email templates. She also provides web training and support to colleagues campus-wide.

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Aaron Haesaert

Director of Branding & Creative Services

As creative director in the Office of Communications and Marketing, Aaron Haesaert works with campus partners to conceptualize and express the visual aspects of the Mount Holyoke brand and its communication strategies across cross-channel marketing environments.

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Keely Savoie

Interim Director of Media Relations

As interim director of media relations, Savoie develops and maintains relationships with the media, working closely with campus partners to provide the media with timely and accurate information about College events, programs and initiatives. She also works with the senior news writer to create fresh and compelling stories for the website.

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Grace Fitzpatrick

Creative Video & Multimedia Manager

Grace Fitzpatrick leads the Office of Communications and Marketing’s efforts to promote Mount Holyoke College through video and multimedia. She collaborates with campus partners to create compelling narratives about faculty, students and alumnae that reflect Mount Holyoke’s mission and advance the brand.

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Melissa Incampo

Assistant to the Vice President for Marketing and Communications

Melissa Incampo maintains the schedule of the vice president for marketing and communications, assists in managing special projects, drafts correspondence and presentations and coordinates various aspects of interdepartmental communication. She collaborates with directors to record and maintain project deliverables. She also balances the department’s monthly budgets, assists with purchasing and expense reconciliation, and oversees all office management.

Melissa Incampo, Assistant to the Vice President

Emily Malloy

Copywriter and Copy Editor

Emily Malloy partners with colleagues College-wide to meet their print and digital communication needs, including the writing and copy editing of text. In her work with students, she manages the penning of firsthand accounts on The Gates blog. Within the marketing team, she helps shape content strategy and the College’s voice.

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Leah Masci

Academic Web Developer

On behalf of the Office of the Dean of Faculty, Leah Masci works directly with academic departments, The Lynk and Nexus as a project manager, web designer, photographer and consultant on web strategy. She is also a technical trainer for faculty and staff, creating and maintaining content on the College website.

Leah Masci, Web Developer

Sasha Nyary

Senior News Writer and Copy Editor

Working closely with the College community, Sasha Nyary writes news stories, features and profiles for the College website. She copy edits online and print text for the department and for content partners across campus. Nyary also oversees the College’s editorial style guide.

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Alexandra Puffer

Digital Content Manager
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Alison West

Senior Web Developer

Alison West maintains the College website. She develops new functionality, troubleshoots current pages and keeps the site secure and accessible. She trains content editors and helps with any problems they may have. West loves shaping the website to showcase Mount Holyoke’s bold community.

Alison West