Communications & Marketing Officer
Laura Kneski is a communications and marketing officer at the Muma College of Business. Her job responsibilities are varied and include graphic design, marketing, digital wall content management and other as-needed communications functions. She also works as an adjunct instructor teaching a business skills and practices course, which allows students to earn a Sandler Training certificate upon successful completion of the course.
Kneski joined USF in 2012 as a communications intern in the University Communications & Marketing office during the second week of her freshman year. She was responsible for writing press releases and news content for the university's home page and helped create USF's Faculty Experts Guide. She joined the USF Muma College of Business as a graduate assistant for the dean's office communications and marketing team in 2017 and later she was hired full time upon completion of a master's degree in 2018.
She has dabbled in other jobs, including graphic design for NAUI Worldwide, copywriting for Squaremouth and various freelance design projects.
Kneski is a two-time graduate of USF. She earned a bachelor's degree in mass communications with a concentration in public relations in 2016. In 2018, she earned a master's degree in marketing from the Muma College of Business, where she is currently enrolled in an MBA program, set to earn her degree by 2022.