Joni B. Parker has been named assistant director of alumni and parent relations for Tusculum College, as of November 1.
Parker was formerly an advertising account representative for The Greeneville Sun and has worked with Creative Energy public relations firm in Johnson City.
“We are thrilled to have Joni join the advancement, and in particular the alumni relations, team at Tusculum College. Joni will be working with all aspects of our alumni program and is already making a valuable contribution,” said Heather Patchett, vice president for Institutional Advancement at Tusculum College.
In her new role, Parker will be responsible for promoting and enhancing relationships with alumni and other supporters of the College, as well as managing the reunion class giving program.
While with the Greeneville Sun, Parker composed and implemented a number of marketing campaigns for customers and focused on customer relations.
“I am excited to join such a wonderful institution in our community and look forward to working with our current and future alumni,” said Parker.
Parker has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications from East Tennessee State University. She is currently enrolled in Tusculum College’s master’s program in human resource development.