Media highlights Extension hiring first-ever director of marketing and communications

 The Piscataquis Observer, Morning Ag Clips, Bangor Daily News, Portland Press Herald and US News 18 reported that University of Maine Cooperative Extension recently named Aroostook native Melissa Arndt to serve as its first-ever director of marketing and communications. Arndt will provide strategic direction for organizational marketing and communication efforts, and lead the UMaine Extension communications and marketing team. Arndt will also work closely with the University of Maine marketing and communications division, strengthening the connection between Extension and the university.