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March 18, 2013

Computer science alum solves problems, builds WSU Web presence


Wayne State University computer science alumnus Nick DeNardis is quickly becoming a nationally renowned expert on institutional Web presence in higher education. Fortunately for WSU, he opted to stay and lead online communication efforts at his alma mater. DeNardis began working as a student assistant for WSU Marketing and Communications his sophomore year. He was hired as a full-time developer his junior year and was promoted to associate director of Web communications in 2007. anyone who has set foot on Wayne State’s campus or interacted with the university online has likely experienced DeNardis’ work. “My role is to discover, develop and maintain the official outward facing digital communications for the university,” DeNardis said. “I work with just about every department on campus to ensure a consistent brand, voice and image of the university online.”


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