FISHER COLLEGE HIRES DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC RELATIONS
Fisher College is pleased to announce the recent hire of Jennifer Sacca Courtney as the Director of Public Relations.
Ms. Courtney’s impressive resume brings a unique depth of experience to Fisher’s public relations initiatives. Before joining the Fisher College team, she most recently held the position of Vice President of Publicity with Rounder Records. In this position, Ms. Courtney was responsible for running the publicity department, promoting and securing press for artists, and organizing record release events. Prior to that, she was a Talent Executive on The Tony Danza Show and worked as a Publicist for World Wrestling Entertainment. Early in her career, she worked for MTV News as an Assignment Editor and The Ricki Lake Show as a Talent Booker. She got her start in public relations working as a Junior Publicist for Wenner Media and as the personal assistant for Regis and Joy Philbin.
As the Director of Public Relations at Fisher College, Ms. Courtney will work to set Fisher apart from other Boston and competitor colleges by leveraging resources and media relationships. Her tenacious approach to promoting the College, as a result of her extensive background in high-profile public relations roles, is sure to draw media attention to Fisher’s innovative initiatives including its growth into Baccalaureate and Master degrees and its Military to Management initiative. She is also responsible for promoting media events and securing guest speakers for Fisher’s ongoing speaker series. Ms. Courtney graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a Bachelor of Arts in English.
“Jennifer is an incredible addition to our team here at Fisher College,” states Dr. Thomas M. McGovern, President of Fisher College. “Higher education has moved in a direction that demands a well-maintained public opinion and a good sense of business. Colleges and universities are now running their institutions like high-profile businesses and hiring experienced, talented individuals like Jennifer to stay competitive in today’s market. We’ve found that having a team of marketing and public relations experts to support Fisher College’s initiatives greatly enhances our ability to reach out to current and prospective students and their parents in a way that best reflects what Fisher College has always prided itself in, quality education.”
About Fisher College
Fisher is an accredited four-year college located in Boston’s historic Back Bay with instructional site locations in Boston, Brockton, New Bedford, and North Attleborough. The College provides affordable, real-world educations that prepare students to achieve their career goals and compete in today’s challenging economy. Fisher College’s Division of Accelerated and Professional Studies offers a variety of online degree programs that provide flexible scheduling to busy students earning their degree. Fisher believes that college is more than just an education—it’s a life-changing experience. For over a century, Fisher has been changing lives by providing opportunities to students focused on the three most important aspects of a college experience: education, dedication, and life. Small classes deliver personalized educational instruction, and Fisher’s dedicated faculty, staff, and alumni work collaboratively to ensure students have the tools they need to succeed during college and through the college-to-career transition.
Fisher College’s “Military to Management” initiative proudly offers benefits and flexible degree options to veterans and active military personnel seeking higher education. For more information about Fisher College, please call 1-617-236-8800 or visit www.fisher.edu.