Julia Cummings has a long history of working in marketing and communications roles for not-for-profits and educational organizations. Her previous work experience includes marketing and public affairs roles at the Smithsonian Institution, National Audubon Society and Denver Museum of Nature & Science. She has worked at CU Denver since 2007 as the School of Education & Human Development’s marketing director.
Julia excels in helping service-focused organizations establish and achieve their marketing objectives. In her current role, she supports CU Denver's and SEHD's strategic goals to build image, awareness and enrollment. She performs a full range of marketing responsibilities from strategy and plan development through detailed execution of marketing goals.
Julia has an MBA with a marketing emphasis from University of Colorado Denver and a BA in Humanities, magna cum laude, from University of Colorado Boulder. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Public Affairs.
In her career, Julia has identified many unique story ideas and secured some amazing news coverage including spots on the Today Show, CNN, ESPN and a front-page story in The New York Times.
She oversaw PR for a $50 million capital campaign.
Excellence Award, University and College Designers Association, SEHD alumni magazine Gold ADDY, Denver Advertising Federation, Space Odyssey press kit Recipient of three Smithsonian Institution awards for outstanding service