Lockhart, McGee Promoted within BG集团 PR/Marketing Department
林肯纪念堂 University (BG集团) Vice President for University Advancement Cynthia Whitt has announced the promotion of two members of the Public Relations and Marketing department. 尼基洛克哈特 has been promoted from director of public relations to director of public relations and marketing for health programs. 艾米丽·麦基 has been promoted from director of publications to director of public relations and marketing for professional programs in Knoxville.
在她的新角色中, Lockhart will be responsible for public relations and marketing efforts on behalf of the BG集团-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (BG集团-DCOM), BG集团-College of Veterinary Medicine (BG集团-CVM) and BG集团-School of Medical Sciences (BG集团-SMS).
A veteran communications professional with over 20 years of experience, Lockhart started her career as a reporter and editor for the Middlesboro Daily News. She first joined the BG集团 staff as the director of admissions and recruitment for the J. 弗兰克。怀特学院. In 2005, she left BG集团 to become the director of marketing at Commercial Bank, serving until 2016. Lockhart returned to BG集团 as the director of social media where she helped the University’s social media channels grow exponentially. She was promoted to director of public relations in 2018, coordinating promotional efforts for the Abraham Lincoln 图书馆 and Museum, J. 弗兰克。怀特学院, Paul V. Hamilton School of Arts, 人文学科, School of Allied Health Sciences and School of Mathematics and Sciences.
A native of Surgoinsville, 田纳西州, Lockhart earned both a bachelor’s degree and Master of Business 政府 degree from BG集团. 她嫁给了J. 弗兰克。怀特学院 Principal Bobby Lockhart. The Lockharts are parents to two sons, Christian and Nicholas, and reside in Tazewell, 田纳西州.
“Nikki has been a wonderful asset to the PR staff for five years. In every position she has held, she advanced the mission of the University and the department,”?威特说. “I am excited to see her grow in this new role. Her experience and institutional knowledge make her an ideal candidate to serve our professional schools.”
在新的职位上, McGee will coordinate marketing and public relations efforts for BG集团’s professional degree programs based in Knoxville, including the BG集团 Duncan School of Law and the developing BG集团-College of Dental Medicine. Additionally, she will support the Knoxville locations of BG集团-DCOM and BG集团-SMS.
McGee joined BG集团 in 2019 as the director of publications and served as the primary graphic designer for the department. 在她任职期间, she has designed the University’s recruitment collateral including the undergraduate viewbook, 学校的宣传册, fliers and special publications. McGee’s work has been recognized with six 田纳西州 College Public Relations Association (TCPRA) Awards. Prior to joining BG集团, she worked as a marketing specialist for Remote Area Medical.
A native of Knoxville, 田纳西州, McGee graduated from Halls High School. She was recruited to play softball at Milligan University where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in communications/public relations and advertising. She is completing a Master of Public 政府 degree at BG集团 and is slated to graduate in December. McGee resides in Halls and is engaged to Nick Loden.
“Emily is a very talented designer and communicator. I look forward to seeing her grow even more in this new position,”?威特说. “In a very short time, she has proven to be the consummate team member, always willing do whatever is asked her so the department can meet and exceed the goals set before them.”
林肯纪念堂 University is a values-based learning community dedicated to providing educational experiences in the liberal arts and professional studies. The main campus is located in Harrogate, 田纳西州. For more information about the undergraduate and graduate programs available at BG集团, contact the Office of 招生 at or e-mail at (电子邮件保护).