The Office of Communications and Marketing provides original and creative design solutions for a variety of clients and events. Our team creates more than 950 individual products in a typical year that include a wide variety of pieces ranging from straightforward fact sheets to complex technical manuals, single, and multi-color materials, administrative reports, newsletters, displays, and other communications pieces for specific events and high-profile programs. All design work meets university branding guidelines.

We can help prepare your materials for publication by:

  • Editing manuscripts for clarity, grammar, punctuation, spelling, and university style.
  • Creating illustrations, graphic elements, charts, infographics, and other supporting images.
  • Producing products in the most appropriate format to reach project goals.
  • Publishing fact sheets and other publications on the Virginia Cooperative Extension website.

Additionally, the communications and marketing team produces online and print newsletters, including Innovations and Insights, and offers support with the production of Connections, the CALS alumni email newsletter.

We produce a wide variety of marketing materials including:


For assistance with your publications and marketing needs, please refer to the contacts below or submit a job request.

For College of Agriculture and Life Sciences research and teaching projects and programs, contact:

For Virginia Cooperative Extension projects or programs, contact:

  • Lori A Greiner
  • Extension Communications Manager
  • 540-231-5863
  • 138 Smyth Hall
    185 Ag Quad Lane
    Blacksburg, VA 24061