Sharon H. Forret

Marketing and Promotions Specialist
Office:
Theatre Arts 214
Phone:
409-880-2154
E-mail: sharon.forret@lamar.edu

Education

  • Master of Arts in English, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 1998
  • Bachelor of Arts in English, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Magna Cum Laude, 1996

As marketing and promotions specialist for the College of Fine Arts and Communication, Ms. Forret directs the public relations activities for the college to promote our news and cultural events. She writes and distributes press releases, articles, public service announcements and calendar listings, and manages the college's websites and Facebook page. Ms. Forret also produces the award-winning college newsletter, Sights and Sounds, and the annual Fine Arts Events Calendar. She has held this position since 2008.

A North Carolina native, Ms. Forret has lived in Southeast Texas since 2005. She has more than 15 years experience in marketing and communications, including program coordinator at Eastern Mennonite University in Virginia, and marketing representative for Wesley College in Delaware. She worked in the field of health care marketing just prior to coming to Lamar.