Art Petrosemolo

Art Petrosemolo is a senior public relations professional with experience at colleges and universities and with a fortune 500 company. He has served as an alumni editor, publications director and PR director at institutions including Franklin and Marshall College, the University of Rhode Island, the University of Massachusetts and FDU. He also spent seven years as Director of Sports Information and Sport Marketing in the Ivy League at Dartmouth College. Art's publications and public relations programs have been honored by regional and national organizations throughout his career.

In the middle of his university career, Art spent 13 years as Vice President of Communications with Alco Standard's Unisource paper distribution operation working out of their Middle Atlantic division in Philadelphia.

Art served as FDU's chief public relations officer from 1998-2009 coordinating a staff of 25 and diverse operations including PR, Publications, Web, Radio Station and the Copy Centers. Art is currently the Special Assistant to the FDU President for Academic Publishing and overseas two state-of-the art electronic publishing centers.

Art also is a professional photographer specializing in nautical photography and has been the chief photographer for regional, national and international regattas.

Art currently teaches undergraduate and graduate courses at the University in public relations, photography and marketing. He is an avid swimmer and, in his spare time, has returned to his physical education roots teaching swimming to youngsters at the YMCA in Red Bank, NJ.


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