Allison Counasse

e-Communications Coordinator, Strategic Communications
216 Glenhill Farmhouse
Mailing Address:
OFFICE OF STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS
PENN STATE BEHREND
216 GLENHILL FARMHOUSE
4701 COLLEGE DRIVE
ERIE PA 16563

Allison Counasse is the e-communications coordinator at Penn State Behrend. She manages web and multimedia content; reports on analytics and develops actionable insights; and provides support to website content creators.

She coordinates and/or contributes to the following resources:

  • Penn State Behrend website
  • Penn State Go mobile app (Behrend Experience)
  • Interactive map platform
  • Live chat app
  • Virtual college tour

Allison worked previously at ArtsErie, the regional arts council; Velocity Network, an I.T. and internet services firm; and several organizations as a marketing consultant, grant writer, and graphic designer.
 

Service and Involvement

University

  • Web Liaison for Accessibility, 2023–present
  • Penn State Go Mobile App Liaisons Group, 2020–present
  • Commonwealth Campus Web Group (CWG), 2017–present
    • Web Advisory Board (CWAB), 2020–22
    • Employee Web Directory Task Force, 2016–17
    • "Polaris 2" Website Redesign Team, 2014–16

College

Planning Committees and Teams

  • College DEIB Team: Summer Institute on Equity in the Academic Experience (Georgetown University/American Talent Initiative), 2023
  • Planning Committee: National Foreign Language Week, 2022–23
  • Study Abroad Committee: "Count Me In" Enrollment Initiative, 2018
  • Planning Committee: Stand for State/Green Dot Bystander Intervention Initiative, 2016–17

Search Committees

  • Administrative Support Assistant, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, 2021
  • Digital Resources Staff Position, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, 2018
  • Administrative Support Assistant, School of Science, 2014

 

Education

  • B.A., Communications-English, Gannon University
    • Minor in Spanish
    • Concentrations in Organizational Communications and Media Arts
    • Academic Award for Excellence in English

Professional Certificates

  • Google Analytics Individual Qualification
  • Social Marketing, Hootsuite Academy
  • Antiquities Trafficking and Art Crime, University of Glasgow
  • Film Writing, UCLA Extension Writers' Program
  • Book, Magazine, and Electronic Publishing, NYU Summer Publishing Institute