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Karen R. Axelrad

Communication Content Specialist


School of Education and Health Sciences: Office of the Dean


Email: Karen Axelrad
Phone: 937-229-3029
Website: Visit Site
Raymond L. Fitz Hall, Room 618V


Karen manages all communications work for the School of Education and Health Sciences, including:

  • SEHS pages on UD website
  • SEHS Facebook & Twitter accounts
  • Designing and editing internal & external marketing pieces (brochures, flyers, digital signage, e-newsletter, etc.) for SEHS events and programs
  • Photographing SEHS events, employees and students for digital and print use
  • Assisting with event planning & promotion

She also represents SEHS as a part of numerous University groups, including the MarComm Collaborative, Designers Collaborative, and Social Media Managers.

Karen comes to the University of Dayton with more than 13 years of journalism, communications and graphic design experience, including work for Dayton Daily News, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Palm Beach Post, Austin American-Statesman, Battle Creek Enquirer and Daytona Beach News-Journal.


  • B.S. in News, Kent State University (marketing minor)