Paula Witherell Named Assistant to the President for Communications

Paula Witherell Named Assistant to the President for Communications

Posted: August 28, 2012

Paula Witherell has been appointed to the position of assistant to the president for communications at Buffalo State.

Witherell, who will also hold the title of deputy chief of staff, will be responsible for developing and managing all major communication for the Office of the President.

She comes to Buffalo State after 13 years as the public relations director at Hilbert College. 

Witherell received three 2012 Excalibur Awards from the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Buffalo Niagara Chapter, including silver awards for Hilbert’s media relations program and in the special purpose publications category for the college’s holiday card, and a bronze award for Hilbert Weekly, the institution’s faculty and staff newsletter.

A past Excalibur Awards winner, she is a member of PRSA and the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education.

Witherell is a two-time graduate of Buffalo State, earning a graduate certificate in public relations strategic management and a bachelor’s degree in communications/broadcasting.


Tagged as:


No comments have been posted


We welcome and encourage your input regarding our stories.

To comment, you must enter and verify a valid e-mail address. To verify: Click on the verification link in the e-mail you receive from Buffalo State. You only need to register once.

Registered commenters agree not to post messages of questionable taste, that are libelous, or offensive.

Comments that are deemed inappropriate may be edited or deleted without notice. Users who repeatedly violate these guidelines will be banned.

Name (required)
E-mail (required, but will not be published)
This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
Leave this field blank

News Archive

2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000

Contact Information

Jerod Dahlgren
Director, Public Relations
(716) 878-4201

Mary A. Durlak
Senior Writer, Public Relations
(716) 878-3517

Laurie Kaiser
Staff Writer, Public Relations
(716) 878-3520

Mark Norris
Editor, News and Events
(716) 878-4859

News Tags

Alumni |
Dance |
Design |
Film |
Giving |
Music |
Runway |