The Communications Office is committed to supporting the School of Architecture’s resources, programs and achievements through strategic digital messaging and brand management. Our team of writers, designers, videographers and communication coordinators work together to share the school’s most important stories to a wide audience.

Coke Building, Suite 101


What We Do

The Communications Office develops and manages the School of Architecture’s major communication efforts, including social media, YouTube, COA News and the school website. We collaborate with every department, center and office in the school to best represent our student body, academic programs and outreach initiatives, as well as align ourselves with the core values of Texas A&M University. 

The Communications Office may address:

  • School updates, program changes and policy implementation
  • Promotional materials, events and showcases
  • Student, faculty and staff achievement
  • Brand management and marketing strategy

Meet Our Team

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Kelsy Hustead

Director, Marketing & Communications

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John Peters

Multimedia Production Specialist

979.845.7887 Email John Peters
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John Rice

Graphic Designer II

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Sarah A. Wilson

Communications Coordinator

9798626642 Email Sarah A. Wilson

Our Platforms

We inform and reach our audience through the following platforms:


We report the important and impactful work of the school’s faculty and students. We produce a magazine each fall which highlights research and creative work conducted by our professors.

How Can We Help?

Would you like our help publicizing the impact of your work, accomplishments, interesting studio/class project or an event? Send an email with the details to and we’ll respond within two business days. Provide as much information as possible including:

  • Services needed (i.e., website updates or publicize research impact, a new event, etc.)
  • Requested deadline (please submit request at least five workdays prior to deadline when possible)
  • Event date, times and location
  • Please include all images or graphics you may want us to use (for kiosk slides, please submit 4K graphics, 16:9 aspect ratio)

If you do not receive a confirmation email regarding your request by the start of the third business day after submitting, please email Richard Nira. 

Once your request has been assigned, a communications team member will reach out to you if additional information is needed. You will receive an email once the work you requested has been completed.

Email a Communications Request

Brand Toolbox

Faculty, staff and students in the School of Architecture have a responsibility to promote the university, school and units in a consistent manner. Consistency is the cornerstone of any successful communications and marketing effort, and it leverages and increases the value of the Texas A&M University brand. To support consistent branding, the school and university have developed resources to support brand compliance.

View Our Brand Toolbox

School Directory

All faculty and staff members in the School of Architecture are listed on the school directory. Each individual has the ability and responsibility to update their directory profile. The Communications Office supports the directory by creating profiles as appropriate and taking all photos for the directory.

If someone needs to be added or removed from the school directory, or to inquire about the next scheduled directory photo sessions, please email

How to Edit Your Directory Profile