Central College News

Media Relations

Central Communications:

  • Is the primary connection between the news media and Central College.
  • Responds to questions from reporters and editors.
  • Coordinates emergency and crisis communications.
  • Manages media attendance at high-profile events and initiatives.
  • Cultivates relationships with national and regional media.
  • Serves as the liaison with Central faculty, staff and students.
  • Consults with, trains and supports faculty, staff and students before and as they engage with media.
  • Develops news releases and stories in online, print, video and social media to share major college events, initiatives and accomplishments.
  • Promotes the expertise of Central faculty and staff on timely news topics.

Whether you’re a member of the media or a member of the Central campus community, we’re here to help.

For Media Relations Services Contact

Denise Lamphier
Director of Integrated Marketing Communications and Media
Email: lamphierd@central.edu
Work: 641-628-5279
Cell: 641-990-9979

Lamphier is Central College’s primary spokesperson. With support from the communications office, she manages media inquiries about the college; cultivates relationships with media; produces and distributes news releases; manages media for college events and initiatives; and consults with Central community members as they engage with media.

Media wishing to contact Central’s President, Mark Putnam, can do so here.