OVPR COMMUNICATIONS TEAM

Office of Research Communications
601 South Howes Street
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80526
(970) 491-6535
vpr_media@mail.colostate.edu

Lauren Klamm

Lauren Klamm, Director of Communications and Events

Lauren Klamm is the Director of Communications and Events for the Office of the Vice President for Research at Colorado State University. She leads her team to plan and implement internal and external multi-media communications. She also oversees VPR events, CSU’s interdisciplinary virtual reality initiative, and coordinates the VPR Graduate Student Fellowship Program. She has 9 years’ experience in community engagement and event planning, and 7 years’ experience leading strategic communications.

A native of Conifer, Colo., Lauren holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and technical communication with a focus on public relations and a dual minor in political science and sociology from CSU. She also has a master’s degree in agricultural sciences with a focus on public engagement and education.

Clifton Strengths: Futuristic, Learner, Responsibility, Individualization, Intellection

Emma Mannino

Emma Mannino, Web Designer / Developer

Emma Mannino provides web support for all departments of the Office of the Vice President of Research. She manages web development projects throughout all phases of OVPR website development from wireframing to final production, including all .NET applications.  She ensures web accessibility, designs graphics, provides technical support, and ensures that web best practices are followed.  Emma is the contact for all OVPR website feedback and requests.

Emma holds a bachelor’s degree in Health Communication from the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point.  She also holds her Master’s in Public Health, Health Communication from Colorado State University.

Patti Nash

Patti Nash, Events Specialist

Patti Nash is an Events Specialist for the Office of the Vice President for Research at Colorado State University.  Patti earned a bachelor’s degree in English with a concentration in Creative Writing from CSU.

Clifton Strengths: Individualization, Connectedness, Developer, Woo, Positivity

Lauren Cosper

Lauren Cosper, Digital Media Intern

Lauren Cosper is the Digital Media Intern for the Office of the Vice President for Research at Colorado State University. She manages social media platforms, helps with the implementation of media communications, and works to optimize our website using search engine optimization (SEO) techniques.

Lauren is from Albuquerque, N.M. and a junior pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a dual concentration in marketing and supply chain management at CSU.

Ty Betts

Ty Betts, Video Production Intern

Ty Betts is the Video Production Intern for the Office of the Vice President for Research at Colorado State University. He films and edits videos that offer a glimpse into the vast amount of research being conducted at the university. Ty also creates videos to promote research safety across campus. 

From Conifer, Colo., Ty is an undergraduate studying Human Dimensions of Natural Resources and Technical and Scientific Communication at CSU.