Karen Grava, APR

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Director of Media Relations

Office of Marketing & Communications

B.A. from the University of Connecticut

About Karen

Karen joined the University of New Haven in 2011 after working at the University of Connecticut where she held numerous positions including serving as the head of the public relations division. A former print reporter, she has extensive experience handling crises and placing news stories in various media. She is a member of the Public Relations Society of American, where she has chaired a national committee on public relations, and has served as president of the Connecticut Valley (Hartford area) chapter. She has also been active in the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education.

Karen is active in the community and serves as the president of the Meriden branch of the American Association of University Women and secretary of the Spanish Community of Wallingford.