Gentry will guide and coordinate the overall marketing plans and strategies for the University, focusing primarily on the recruitment of new students and development and enhancement of the University brand.
He will work closely with the University administration, departments and offices across campus to increase knowledge of Northwestern State across the state and region.
A 2008 graduate of Northwestern State in computer information systems, Gentry has worked for the past four years as a multimedia development specialist in NSU’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education.
He has designed and developed multimedia-based layouts, graphics, animation and/or content for instructional presentations, video productions, multimedia programs, online tutorials and course sites.
Gentry assisted instructional designers in developing, delivering and maintaining high quality online courses as offered through Blackboard and Moodle. He conducted successful professional development programs emphasizing the incorporation of multimedia into online learning.
Gentry has done free lance work with the advertising, graphic/web design, photography, videography and special effects industry.
The Office of Marketing and Branding is located in Kyser Hall, Room 153. Gentry can be contacted at (318) 357-4245 or at email@example.com.