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Ms. Suellen Ofe

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Name: Ms. Suellen Ofe 
Title: Vice President for Communications and Marketing
Phone Number: (334) 833-4515
Office and/or Address: Flowers Hall, Room 103; Box 946
Education:
  • M.A., Education, Marycrest College, Davenport, Iowa, summa cum laude
  • B.F.A., Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, magna cum laude
Biography:

Su Ofe has worked in higher education since 1981, beginning as a work-study student at her undergraduate alma mater, the Maryland Institute College of Art. From 1983 to 2000 she served in the areas of admission, marketing, and enrollment management at the Maryland College of Art and Design (Silver Spring, Maryland), Marycrest College (Davenport, Iowa), Chatham College (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania), and, beginning in 1995, Huntingdon College. In 2000, Su moved to the communications and marketing arena for Huntingdon, where she writes, directs and manages internal and external communications, marketing, media relations, college marketing publications, photography, social media communications, the College Web site, and community relations; coordinates selected College lectures; and writes and edits Huntingdon College Magazine. She has served as a freelance writer and higher education consultant.  For eight years, Su taught in the Liberal Arts Symposium program and in First Year Experience courses.  Su has two daughters who are Hawks: Erin Ofe ’12 and Lexie Ofe ’17.  She and her family are members of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)-Montgomery, where she serves as director of music and worship.

Selected College Committees

  • Co-Chair, Strategic Planning Committee, 2006–2008
  • Chair, Inauguration Committee, 2004–2005
  • Chair, Sesquicentennial Committee, 2004–2005
  • Various committees for SACs reaccreditation and various search committees

Awards

  • Gold Addy Award, Huntingdon College Web site, LWT Communications, 2010
  • Outstanding Staff Member Award, Greek Life at Huntingdon College, 2008
  • Silver Addy Award, LWT Communications, Non-traditional Advertising, viral marketing campaign
  • Mary Mildred Sullivan Award, Huntingdon College, 2005
  • President’s Appreciation Award for Outstanding Service to Maryland College of Art and Design, 1986
  • Linda Joy Davies Memorial Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Arts, Severna Park High School, 1978

Selected Affiliations

  • Omicron Delta Kappa
  • P.E.O. Sisterhood, 1979–present
  • Public Relations Council of Alabama, 2000–2010
  • National Association of College Admission Counselors, 1986–2000
  • Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admission Officers, 1986–1994

Favorite Quotes

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”—Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The real act of discovery is not in finding new lands, but in seeing with new eyes.”—Marcel Proust

Departments: College & Alumni Relations, Communications & Marketing