Office of Strategic Communications and Marketing


StratCom Staff

Provost MarCom

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Alyssa Aiello Front End Developer 217-300-2498

Alyssa Aiello is a front end developer who works on web projects for the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. With experience in web design and development, she strives to make the user experience the best that it can be. Outside of the office, she enjoys hiking with her dog and trying new recipes on Pinterest.

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Stephanie Henry Communications Associate 217-244-1183

Stephanie Henry is a writer and editor who provides communications support and strategy for the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost. She has served as a communications and marketing professional at the university since 2013. When not at work, Stephanie enjoys spending time outside with her golden retriever, Murphy, gardening, and listening to live music (preferably outdoors).

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Charlotte Peloquin Designer 217-244-9328

Charlotte Peloquin is a designer, creator and problem solver who loves all things visual design. She supports the Office of Strategic Communications and Marketing and the Office of the Provost with any visual communications and design needs. After graduating from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, she made a goal to travel to all 50 U.S. states. She enjoys reading with her dog, Bingo, and cat, Socks, cuddled next to her.

Allison Copenbarger Vance Director of Messaging 217-300-6171

Allison Vance leads messaging for the university and assists with crisis communications. She supervises the institutional communications, media relations and News Bureau teams and manages the marketing & communications team for the Office of the Provost. She also teaches public relations courses in the department of advertising and is a proud two-time alumna (journalism and advertising) of the College of Media.