Communication and Marketing

Michael Silverthorn

I work with a creative Communication and Marketing team that provides overall communication and marketing services and outreach for Alma College. Contact me if you have questions or suggestions for internal and external college communications. I also serve as editor of The Tartan magazine, write news releases, serve as the college’s primary contact and liaison to the news media and coordinate the college’s crisis response.


Associate Vice President for Communications

My career at Alma began in


I help students by

telling their Alma stories and promoting their achievements and accomplishments.

Educational background

BA in Journalism, Central Michigan University

In my role at Alma, I get most excited when...

I see the positive stories about Alma College promoted in local, regional and national media.

I chose to work at Alma College because...

Alma has great stories to share to a broader audience.

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