Jeremy CraigCommunications Manager Office of the Provost
B.A., Journalism, University of Georgia
M.S., Information Systems, Kennesaw State University
In the Office of the Provost, Jeremy Craig is responsible for the planning and implementation of communications efforts of the division. He provides support to senior academic administrators through communications guidance, writing and research, project planning and coordination, and administration of the office’s digital presence.
Mr. Craig supports internal communications for the Office of Faculty Affairs, and assists or has assisted with communications for other units such as the former Office for Graduate Programs (now the Graduate School). Additionally, he supports communications regarding the university’s strategic plan, varsity esports, and the Next Generation of Faculty initiative, along with administration of the university’s Merit pages student achievement system that recognizes students for their academic and other achievements (such as the Dean’s List and President’s List).
His portfolio includes the university’s first-ever institution-wide Diversity, Equity & Inclusion website at https://dei.gsu.edu/, for which he helped to coordinate its fall 2020 launch, in addition to the launch of the website for the new Office of Academic Affairs during the 2022-23 academic year.
Additionally, he provides support to the Office of Faculty Affairs and Office of Institutional Effectiveness through the web presence for Georgia State’s action plans to address recommendations of the Task Force for Racial Equality, the action plan for progress based on faculty survey results from the COACHE survey process, and support for the Task Force on Academic Integrity.
A former journalist, he has served Georgia State since 2008 in various communications and public relations capacities, including science writing, media relations, news writing, feature writing, and social media. Mr. Craig has also worked in public relations roles at Kennesaw State University and the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA). Prior to public relations, he worked as a staff writer and fill-in night city editor at The Augusta Chronicle in Augusta, Ga., covering criminal justice, military affairs and general assignment reporting.
In his former roles in the Georgia State Department of Public Relations and Marketing Communications, he was a member of teams that earned major awards for magazines and web stories from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) in the late 2000s and in the 2010s. He was also a part of a reporting team at The Augusta Chronicle that garnered an award from the Georgia Associated Press Association for deadline reporting among large newspapers in the state in 2006.
A native of metro Atlanta, Mr. Craig is a member of the Public Relations Society of America and among his volunteer activities, he has provided pro bono public relations and marketing assistance for two area non-profit performing arts organizations.
The human element: training, awareness, and human resources implications of health information security policy under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). 2009 Information Security Curriculum Development Conference (InfoSecCD ’09). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY. DOI: 10.1145/1940976.1940996
Toward a System of Checks and Balances for Electronic Voting Machines. 2009 Information Security Curriculum Development Conference (InfoSecCD ’09). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY. DOI: 10.1145/1940976.1941004
Selected Non-Academic Works
“How to Talk About Climate Change.” Georgia State University Research Magazine, Spring 2019 issue.
Risa Palm, an urban geographer and outgoing Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, investigates how political attitudes toward climate change are formed, and how they might change depending on the way the issue is framed.
“The Show Must Go On.” Georgia State University Magazine, Spring 2018 issue.
Atlanta Film Society Executive Director (and Georgia State alumnus) Christopher Escobar (B.A. ’08, M.A. ’13) spliced his love of cinema and passion for preservation when he helped buy the iconic Plaza Theatre.
“Closing the Financial Gap.” Georgia State University News Hub, Oct. 30, 2017.
The SunTrust Student Financial Management Center (SSFMC) is helping students navigate financial issues that put students at risk of dropping out.
“Starting Up: Video game company founded at Georgia State expands with major venture capital investment.” Georgia State University News Hub, March 9, 2017.
“Dramatic Score.” Georgia State University News Hub, Oct. 31, 2016.
The Georgia State University Singers performed a haunting arrangement of a Bob Dylan classic on “The Walking Dead.” In the second episode of that season’s “The Walking Dead,” the handpicked members of the Georgia State University Singers performed, acapella, a moving arrangement of Bob Dylan’s “Don’t Think Twice It’s All Right.”
“Georgia State’s Olympic Legacy.” Georgia State University News Hub, July 19, 2016.
Twenty years later, a look at how the 1996 Olympics spurred Georgia State’s transformation into a modern urban research university.