Meet the team

The marketing and communications team at Ivy is an award-winning group that leads all efforts of branding and marketing for the college. By following a strategic marketing plan, the team is a one-stop shop for business faculty, staff, and student organizations who need assistance with marketing, branding, and general promotions at the college.

In 2023, the team earned five awards in the annual Hermes Creative Awards competition, an international competition for creative professionals.

In 2020, the American Marketing Association Iowa chapter named the Ivy College of Business marketing and communications services team “Marketing Department of the Year.”

  • Michele Appelgate

    Director of Marketing and Communication Services

    Ivy College of Business

  • Emily Bowman

    Graphic Designer

    Ivy College of Business

  • Suzanne Lyndon

    Event Planner

    Ivy College of Business

  • Cindy Robertson

    Web Manager

    Ivy College of Business

  • Spencer Feinberg

    Social Media Specialist

    Ivy College of Business

Ivy Magazine

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Spring 2024

Ivy Magazine - Spring 2023

Fall 2023

Ivy Magazine - Spring 2023

Spring 2023

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Fall 2022

Connect with us

Marketing and Communication Services

Michele Appelgate
Director, Marketing and Communications
2200 Gerdin Business Building
2167 Union Drive
Ames, Iowa 50011
michelea@iastate.edu
515-294-5800