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Maria Potepalova

Associate Director of Integrated Communications

Marketing and Communications Office, Dean's Unit

Nelson Hall 2124


Maria Potepalova joined Poole College in 2018 to ensure key messages are communicated effectively to internal stakeholders. In her current role as associate director of integrated communications, Maria provides leadership in developing and implementing an integrated communications strategy to elevate and drive brand awareness, and ensure key messages are effectively communicated across key internal and external stakeholder groups.

Prior to joining Poole College, Maria worked in marketing, communications and fundraising for educational, arts and media organizations, most recently at Arts NC State (Dance Program).


Master of Science, Communication, North Carolina State University (2016)
Bachelor of Science/Master of Science, Public Relations, St. Petersburg State University (Russia) (2013)