Verna McDowell

Program Associate, Communications and Outreach
Center for Service and Learning
Hine Hall, Suite 243

Phone: 317-278-3402
vmcdowel@iupui.edu

  • Community Work-Study
  • Communications
  • Marketing/Branding
  • Events
  • Community Partner Outreach
  • Areas of Consultation

    • Community Work-Study
    • Communications
    • Marketing/Branding
    • Events
    • Community Partner Outreach
  • Staff Biography

    Verna McDowell joined the Center for Service and Learning (CSL) in September 2015. As the Program Associate for Communications and Outreach, Verna implements communications, marketing, and branding strategies across CSL, is responsible for communication, marketing, and logistics for CSL signature events, and oversees employer relationships and management of the Community Work-Study program.

    Verna comes to IUPUI with a strong communications and marketing background with previous experience as the news editor at a newspaper and vice president of public relations and marketing for the Colorado Junior Chamber (JCI). She also brings a strong background in event planning and deep involvement with community organizations.​ She holds a bachelor of arts degree from Northwestern Oklahoma State University.