The Office of External Relations includes the stewardship team (development and alumni relations) and marketing and communications team.

The stewardship team's focus is to develop relationships and resources that advance the University's mission. Responsibilities include:

  • Alumni, church, community and donor relations (events, visits, involvement and communication
  • Annual gifts, scholarship and capital fundraising, special event fundraising and special project fundraising
  • Planned giving including bequests, annuities, and trusts
  • Church of the Nazarene support (educational budget, church and district scholarships, corporate matching gift program, district assembly reporting)
  • Gift processing, acknowledgement and gift receipting, reporting on donors and dollars

The marketing and communications team's focus is to lead the marketing, branding and communication strategies of the university. Responsibilities include:

  • Institutional marketing and branding
  • Public and media relations
  • Campus communication
  • Creative services (print, web, video, social media, photography)