Contact Information

University Communications staff members are prepared to assist the news media and others who need information about the people and programs of Saint Joseph's. UComm is responsible for media relations, key publications ( including SJU Magazine), program advertising, strategic communications, core site web content and implementation of an institutional image campaign.

Reach University Communications
Phone: 610-660-1222
Fax: 610-660-1992


Kelly Welsh '05 (M.A.)Director of College of Arts and Sciences Communications
610-660-1385 |
Beats: Critical Incident Response Team, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Criminal Justice and Public Safety Institute, Graduate Arts and Sciences, Psychology, Sociology, Labor Studies, Education, ERDLC,  Health Services, Institute for Violence Research and Prevention, Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support

Kelly Welsh is the lead writer for the College of Arts and Sciences, editor of the bi-weekly Hawkeye employee newsletter and intellect magazine. Kelly earned her B.A. in communications from West Chester University in 2000 and a master's degree in writing studies from Saint Joseph's in 2005.

Carolyn Steigleman '10 (M.A.)Director of Haub School of Business Communications
610-660-1355 |
Beats: Critical Incident Response Team. Erivan K. Haub School of Business undergraduate and graduate programs, centers, office of the dean, and administrative offices

Carolyn A. Steigleman manages the public relations of the Erivan K. Haub School of Business. She is the editor of the Haub School Review magazine, the monthly tip sheet, and the Seen & Heard biweekly e-newsletter. Steigleman earned her bachelor's degree in communication/journalism from Shippensburg University in 2001. She earned her master's degree in writing studies from Saint Joseph's in 2010.

Patricia Allen
Senior Associate Director of University Communications
610-660-3240 |
Beats: Office of Mission, Campus Ministry, Faith-Justice Institute, Biology, Environmental Science, English, Writing Center, Fine and Performing Arts, University Gallery, History, Asian Studies, Latin American Studies, Political Science, International Relations, Philosophy, Theology, Institute for Catholic Bioethics, Institute for Jewish-Catholic Relations 

Patricia Allen is the writer for the Office of Mission and covers a variety of beats in the College of Arts and Sciences. She received a B.A. in communications and theater from Temple University.

Molly Crossan Harty
Editor, Saint Joseph's University Magazine
610-660-1220 |

Molly Crossan Harty is the editor and primary planner for SJU Magazine, published three times each year. She serves as a liaison between University Communcations and Saint Joseph's University Press.

Jeffrey Martin '04, '05 (M.A.)
Web Content Manager
610-660-3223 |

Jeffrey Martin is the webmaster for the Office of University Communications and content editor of many sites within Jeff serves as editor of the Saint Joseph's University Events Calendar. He earned a bachelor's degree in English from Saint Joseph's in 2004 and a master's degree in writing studies in 2005.

Brooke Elser '13 (MBA)
Associate Director, Marketing Communications
610-660-3226 |
Beats: College of Professional and Liberal Studies

In addition to covering the College of Professional and Liberal Studies, Brooke Elser coordinates operations and supports advertising efforts for the Marketing Communications office. She received her undergraduate degree in Communications and Business from the University of Pittsburgh, and earned her MBA from SJU with a concentration in Business Intelligence in 2013.