By Cerella Ferebee
Lincoln welcomes Scott Miller as the new Director of Communications and Public Relations. According to CubstoLions.com, Miller has experience with working with media relations and was the manager at Ottawa University in Ottawa Kansas.
From 2004 to 2007 Miller was the community relations manager and Sports Information Director at Norwich University in Vermont. Picked out by a search committee of faculty, staff and one student representative, Miller now is excited about his new position at Lincoln.
“Well, the things that I enjoy at Lincoln are that it’s a rich unique institution. They want to move forward, and be progressive. But, I enjoy the people,” said Miller
Miller also said he looks forward to working with President Jennings in beginning of his term.
In Salt Lake City Utah Miller worked as a news and sports broadcaster, he also was the host of several shows including the KSL News radio, AP Network Sports and ESPN radio. While at Lincoln, Miller plans to focus on improving and enhancing the Lincoln website.
“I want to take a look at the website to get a media relations program flowing,” said Miller.
He looks forward in using traditional as well as untraditional ways, such as blogging, to build more recognition for Lincoln.
“Social media has changed the way we communicate,” he said.
Miller wants to provide an environment on the website where alumni, faculty and students can turn to get the latest news of Lincoln.
“If we create a go-to site pretty soon you’ll have other institutions looking at Lincoln,” he said.
Miller believes that the website should be updated so that the internal messaging between students and faculty are improved.
While workings as a broadcaster in Utah Miller covered high profile stories such as the Elizabeth Smart kidnapping , the 2002 Olympic winter games and the 1997 to 1998 NBA finals.
Interim Vice President for Institutional Advancement, Andre Dixon, was unavailable for comment on Miller’s new position at Lincoln.
CubstoLions.com quoted the President, “We are so pleased to have someone with Mr. Miller’s skill and expertise to join our team,” said Jennings.
Miller looks forward to working on improving the website so that it can be utilized.