Patrick Smith is the marketing writer and social media manager for the Division of Academic and Student Affairs. In this role, he creates and manages content on the division’s news website. He also oversees the division’s social media accounts and marketing campaigns, and provides training and support to other staff.
Prior to joining the Wolfpack in February 2020, Patrick was the writer and social media coordinator for the central communications office at Randolph College in Lynchburg, Va. for four years. His writing and publishing background also includes three years as a weekly newspaper editor.
Patrick earned his bachelor of arts degree in mass communications from Emory & Henry College in Emory, Va., where he was sports editor for the student newspaper and a four-year member of the college’s trumpet ensemble.