Kaitlin Van Loon
Marketing and Communications CoordinatorANDN 147
Kaitlin Van Loon graduated from CoJMC in December 2019 with a degree in Advertising and Public Relations. Prior to graduating she worked as a social media and content intern for UNL's University Communications department where her main priority was running CoJMC's social media accounts. Kaitlin started full-time with CoJMC in January 2020.
Throughout college Kaitlin had various internships centered in marketing and communications. She worked for Lincoln-based companies and organizations like Ameritas, The Lincoln Children’s Zoo, Bulu, and The Rural Futures Institute.
As CoJMC’s Marketing and Communications Coordinator Kaitlin still runs all of our social media accounts and she’s taken on content creation by designing graphics and keeping the website updated with the college's latest student content. Her everyday tasks also include writing stories for the news section of the college's website, writing press releases about the latest events, awards and CoJMC accomplishments, event planning and promotion, and email communications for the college. She produces the weekly student newsletter "Today@CoJMC", the monthly alumni newsletter and the monthly newsletter that goes out to the parents of CoJMC students "The Adviser".
Kaitlin was a co-chair on the Mission, Vision and Values task force when the college developed their strategic plan during the 2020-2021 academic year. The team rewrote the college's mission and vision statements and redefined CoJMC's values. She was part of the first Research and Creative Activity committee during the 2021-2022 school year and will be part of the first Student Competitions committee for the 2022-2023 school year. Kaitlin was promoted to Marketing and Communications Coordinator after one year at the college.